Thailand's first biodiesel station offers fuel fro
Thailand's first biodiesel station offers fuel from coconutsDate Posted: 4/16/2001 (Soyatech.com) - Oxy-Fuel News via NewsEdgeCorporation : As a part of the Thai government's policy to promote the useof alternative fuels,Thailand's first biodiesel station opened for business, according to aBernama Daily report. The station sells locally made, coconut-based dieselfor diesel vehicles, the report said. The biodiesel is 10 baht (US$0.23)per liter less than traditional diesel, the report stated. Thegovernment's policy to promote the use of alternative fuels is aimed atreducing the country's reliance on imported oil, the report said. Thealternative fuels policy is also a part of an ethanol project thatpromotes the development of crop-based fuel as an oil substitute, thereport continued.
Remove duty-free CPO exports, urge refiners
Remove duty-free CPO exports, urge refiners13 April, 2001 (Business Times) - MALAYSIA's palm oil refiners haveoutlined several proposals to the Government to uplift the industry whichhas been facing an over-supply situation and low prices for the past twoyears.
Guest list revision delays palm oil's power sector
Guest list revision delays palm oil's power sector debut12 April 2001 Business Times - THERE is an apparent hitch in firing up theTenaga Nasional power plant in Prai with crude palm oil (CPO), originallyscheduled for today.
Barter deal with India on the cards
Barter deal with India on the cards10 April 2001 (Business Times) - MALAYSIA is close to sealing acounter-trade deal with India involving the exchange of 100,000 tonnes oflocal palm oil worth US$30 million (US$1 = RM3.80) for participation bythe latter's companies in a double-tracking rail project.
Fima Bulking to supply Tenaga with storage tanks f
Fima Bulking to supply Tenaga with storage tanks for palm oil04 April, 2001, Business Times - FIMA Bulking Services Bhd has joined Tenaga Nasional Bhd and the local palm oil industry's initiative to powerup generators with crude palm oil (CPO), a Government-initiated action toboost the commodity's consumption.