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Preem increases renewable component in gasoline to 16 percent

Preem has announced that it is increasing the share of the renewable content of its gasoline. Launched onto the Swedish market, the new gasoline has 16 percent renewable components derived from forest-based materials.

Preem is increasing the renewable component in its Evolution gasoline from 10 to 16 percent (photo courtesy Preem).

Preem is increasing the renewable component in its Evolution gasoline from 10 to 16 percent (photo courtesy Preem).

Swedish oil refiner Preem AB has announced that it is increasing the proportion of renewable content in its Preem Evolution Gasoline, from 10 percent to 16 percent. The forest-derived renewable components are 10 percent green naphtha, 5 percent ethanol and 1 percent ETBE (ethyl tert butyl ether).

This shows that the development of renewable fuels is in the right direction. Our vision is to lead the transition to a sustainable society, this is proof that we are on the right track, said Susanne Håkans, Head of Product Management at Preem.

Preem Evolution Gasoline can be used in all petrol vehicles and has the same effect as normal gasoline. The product complies with the Swedish and European standard (EN 228). The new gasoline is being made available in fillings stations in southern Sweden.

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