Asia MTBE demand seen riding on clean fuel growth


By Jiwon Chung SINGAPORE, May 19 (Reuters) - Asian demand for gasoline additive MTBE will keep growing along with clean fuel use though it faces competition from ethanol in the region and is being phased out in the United States, industry experts said on Friday. Clarence Woo, executive director with the Asian Clean Fuel Association, said methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) could be the best choice for Asia, where demand for cleaner non-oil energy resources is set to rise with tighter ...

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