Coming on the heels of news that the fuel dimethyl ether (DME) is being produced in Japan from coal gas as a super clean diesel fuel (see WEVTU — Feb. 1, '00, p.2), WEVTU has learned that large-scale use now is planned for India. Sources close to the program say that refiner BP Amoco is moving ahead with a venture partly financed by Singapore interests to make DME from large reserves of natual gas in Qatar. The DME is slated for shipment to India at a rate of close to two million tons ...

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