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gasoline

, gasolene (ga′sŏ-lēn″, ga″sŏ-lēn′) [ gas + -ol + -ine]
A product of the destructive distillation of petroleum, a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons, with chain length between 4 and 12 C atoms, frequently containing additives to improve combustion. Commercial gasoline may contain toxic additives.

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Using the mouth to produce suction on a tube for siphoning gasoline from a tank is dangerous because the gasoline may be inhaled or swallowed.
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Mogas volumes have increased two-and-a-half times during last five years to 650 million liters, growing at a compound annual growth rate of more than 10 per cent, officials said adding it is partly due to natural gas being diverted away from CNG-fueled motor vehicles to industrial use, increased automotive sales and rising per capita income - about 100,000 new motorcycles are hitting the roads every month, which makes the segment the largest consumer of Mogas in the country.
Oil products account for a third of Pakistan's energy mix and of them all, the demand for Mogas is expected to increase the most, they said adding more projects are under consideration to cater to the growing demand for Mogas.
There is another pipeline for Mogas, which will connect Mahmood Kot with Lahore and a third one which will connect Lahore to Islamabad - the first one is expected to be operational soon while the latter will take to three years, they said.
With the exception of FBOs that have already adopted mogas, the U.S.
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If you're a believer in market timing, Airworthy Autogas could be in the midst of a perception shift in favor of mogas, if the survey data shown here is accurate.
This addresses the long waiting times some FBOs have experienced in obtaining mogas supplies.
com) did extensive work on mogas approvals during the 1980s and although those STCs are still available, the perceived lack of ethanol-free fuel has put demand into dormancy.
In any case, making a profit on mogas is difficult because there's no headroom on the retail price.
With the right mix of traffic, relatively high demand for mogas and a ready supply, that works at some airports.
Presently, renewable fuel standards in nine states require blending ethanol with mogas, according to the American Coalition for Ethanol.
One problem in determining whether the mogas at your local service station contains ethanol is the lack of labeling standards.