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Capitol Crude: The US Oil Policy Podcast

The highway to high octane: Ethanol's attempts to gain ground in US gasoline

February 22, 2016 (10:54 mins)



Herman Wang and Brian Scheid

The US is likely to raise its gasoline octane standard over the next decade or so, which has the ethanol industry shifting into high gear its fight to become a preferred blendstock. Platts senior editor Herman Wang talks with Jeff Bair, Platts' managing editor for light ends, at the National Ethanol Conference in New Orleans about what this probably regulatory shift will mean for gasoline and ethanol, as well as other octane boosters like alkylate and reformate.

It's a change that will include refiners, marketers, gas stations, carmakers and -- someday -- drivers across America, but the fight to be the standard-bearer of high octane blends is nowhere close to being settled.

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