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Synonyms for oxygenate

impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen

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Several oxygenates other than ethanol could supplant MTBE as the gasoline additive of choice.
However, because less than half as much ethanol is required to provide the same oxygenating benefit as MTBE, the overall oxygenate content of gasoline is expected to decline through 2006 as ethanol replaces MTBE.
Bluewater Network is a strong supporter of renewable fuels, and has endorsed ethanol as the best oxygenate to meet federal requirements.
Blending oxygenates into gasoline supposedly makes for cleaner emissions, but it has recently been revealed that the most popular oxygenate, MTBE, is a carcinogen and serious water pollution problem.
MTBE will be phased-out in California by December 31, 2002, but California's request to the EPA to opt out of the Clean Air Act's oxygenate program has set off nationwide concern over weaking the Clean Air Act.
The EPA has asked Congress to amend the Clean Air Act to replace the existing oxygenate requirement with a standard for fuels made from renewable resources chemicals, and is also proposing to ban MTBE as an immediate threat to health under the Toxic Substances Control Act.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is expected to take a hard look at the use of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) as an oxygenate in reformulated gasoline (RFG).
More studies were conducted on MtBE by the EPA after the chemical started being used as an oxygenate, according to J.
In summer, cooling air is drawn in from the roof through the openable lights and it falls down through the planting to oxygenate the atmosphere of the office strip before being expelled through the open windows on the south front.
Combined with new capillary flow technology available through the proprietary 7890A GC, the column provides optimal performance for ASTM methods designed for oxygenate analysis.
The Form EIA-819, "'Monthly Oxygenate Report" provides production data for fuel ethanol and methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).
Dow Jones recently reported that Department of Energy (DOE) secretary Spencer Abraham has maintained that while he delivered testimony earlier this month before the House Energy and Commerce Committee stating his belief that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering granting gasoline oxygenate waivers to New York and California, such a decision will be determined by EPA alone.
Other states are expected to follow California's lead and the US Congress is considering legislation to phase out use of this oxygenate.
Established in 1981, IRI has targeted global refiners, world automakers, fuel oxygenate manufacturers and other fuel industry professionals with information and analysis via custom consulting, multi-client studies and daily market reports delivered electronically.