HN to sell bio-fuel E5 next month

15:46 | 18/11/2014

VGP – Ha Noi will officially sell bio-fuel E5 at 42 petrol stations from next month onwards, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

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In December, bio-fuel E5 will be on sale at 28 petrol stations including all stations of Ha Noi Oil and Gas petroleum Joint Stock (PVOil Ha Noi), 12 out of 72 stations of Petrolimex Ha Noi, 5 out of 38 stations of Ha Son Binh Petrolimex, one of 15 stations of the Military Petroleum Corporation, and two out of eight stations of the Military Petrochemical Joint Stock Company.

By February, 2015, bio-fuel E5 will be available in other 14 petrol stations, bringing the total number to 42.

Since 2008, bio-fuel was sold by the Ha Noi Oil and Gas JSC under the PVOil Ha Noi in five out of its eight outlets.

Some provinces and cities are distributing the fuel.  

According to the Ha Noi Department of Industry and Trade, gasoline E5 is expected to contribute to environmental protection and bringing back other economic and social benefits. Thus, communication work should be strengthenedto raise public awareness of the benefits of using gasoline E5./.

By Kim Anh