05.06.2012 15.Siwan. 5772
Benzene, methanol mixture sparks hopes of bringing down gas prices, providing environmentally friendly alternative.
A new experiment that will combine methanol and regular petroleum gasoline has sparked hopes of reducing gas prices by 50 agorot per liter, as well as providing a more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional gasoline.
The Netanya-based Ten Petroleum Company, an owner of many gas stations around the country, has partnered with Haifa firm Dor Chemicals, which is manufacturing a fuel called M15 – which is 85-percent benzene and 15% methanol – to be used in an upcoming pilot program….