Definition: Additives/oxygenates (without bio components) (Code 3192)
Additives/oxygenates (without bio components) are non-hydrocarbon compounds added to or blended with a product to modify fuel properties (octane, cetane, cold properties, etc.):
1/Oxygenates, such as alcohols (methanol, ethanol), ethers (such as mtbe (methyl tertiary butyl ether), etbe (ethyl tertiary butyl ether), tame (tertiary amyl methyl ether)),
2/Esters (e.g. Rapeseed or dimethylester, etc.),
3/Chemical compounds (such as tml, tel and detergents).
Note: quantities of additives/oxygenates (alcohols, ethers, esters and other chemical compounds) reported in this category relate to the quantities destined for blending with fuels or for fuel use.
Regulation (Ec) No 1099/2008 On Energy Statistics, Joint International Energy Agency/Eurostat/United Nations Economic Commission For Europe Oil Annual Questionnaire (OilAQ)