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Methanol blended petrol launched in the country on a pilot basis, aiming to provide relief from rising fuel prices

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has piloted petrol ‘M15’ with a mixture of 15 per cent methanol in Tinsukia district of Assam.

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has piloted Petrol M15 with 15 per cent methanol mixture in Tinsukia district of Assam. Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameshwar Teli has released M15 petrol on Saturday.

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has released 15 percent methanol in Tinsukia district of Assam. (Methanol) petrol with a mixture of (Petrol) M15 has been launched experimentally (pilot). Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameshwar Teli appointed NITI Aayog (Niti Aayog) M15 petrol was released on Saturday in the presence of VK Saraswat and IOC Chairman SM Vaidya. Teli said that the fuel from the mixture of methanol (Fuel) Relief from rising prices. He said that the pilot release of M15 is an important step towards becoming self-reliant in the matter of fuel and it will also reduce the burden of imports.

In an official statement, the minister was quoted as saying that the IOC is taking steps to make India self-reliant in energy. Tinsukia was selected for this initiative considering the easy availability of methanol here, which is produced by Assam Petrochemical Limited.

People upset due to the ever-increasing prices of petrol and diesel

Let us tell you that due to the ever-increasing prices of petrol and diesel, the budget of the general public is deteriorating. There is a record increase in the prices of auto fuels. For the first time in the country, the rate of petrol and diesel has crossed the Rs 100 per liter mark. Therefore, now the government is trying to reduce the dependence of petrol and diesel in any way possible. Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari had said in October last year that the government would ask all automakers to make flex-fuel engines under Euro-six emission norms in the next six-eight months.

Flex-fuel, or flexible fuel, is an alternative fuel made from a combination of gasoline and methanol or ethanol. Addressing an event, Gadkari had further said that the Indian auto industry will be worth Rs 15 lakh crore in the next 15 years.

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A type of fuel mix sensor ie fuel blender sensor is used in Flex Engine. It adjusts itself according to the amount of fuel in the mixture. When you start driving, this sensor reads the ratio of ethanol, methanol and gasoline, or the alcohol concentration of the fuel.

Source: www.tv9hindi.com

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