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MTBE Ban To Support US Refiners, Says Deutsche Bank

The ban on gasoline octane enhancer methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) by some US states over the coming months is expected to create refining and retail bottlenecks that could boost gasoline margins and support refining profits in the US East Coast and California, according to a report by Deutsche Bank. In the 5 November Global Energy Wire report entitled Gasoline Price Spike In 2004?, the bank said...