Research Project Reports

Standardization of Biodiesel Fuel for Vehicles in East Asia

By Shinichi Goto (Ed.)

ERIA Research Project Report 2007-6-2

Posted: March 2008

Project Members


Dr. Shinichi Goto(Project Leader): Director, Research Centre for New Fuels and Vehicle Technology, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology, AIST, Japan.

Dr. Lesley Dowling and Dr. Daniel Sheedy : Fuel and Used Oil Policy Section, Department of Environment and Water Resources, Australia.

Prof. Wugao Zhang: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Dr. Tatang Hernas Soerawidjaja: Chairman, Indonesian Biodiesel Forum/ Head, Center for Research on Natural Resource Utilization, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia.

Mr. Yasunori Takei: Representative of Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, JAMA/ Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan.

Dr. Takashi Hoshino: Representative of Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, JAMA/ Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan.

Prof. Koji Yamane: University of Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

Mr. Akio Imai: Representative of Petroleum Association of Japan, PAJ/Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., Japan.

Dr. Mitsuharu Oguma: Research Center for New Fuels and Vehicle Technology, NFV/ National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, AIST, , Japan.

Mr. Harrison Lau Lik Nang: Research Officer, Engineering and Processing Research Div. Malaysia Palm Oil Board, MPOB, Malaysia.

Ms. Philippa Blunden: Policy Analyst, Fuels & Crown Resources Group, Ministry of Economic development, New Zealand.

Ms. Zenada Ygnacio Monsada: Oil Industry Management Bureau, Department of Energy, Philippines.

Dr. Rong Yan: Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Dr. Young Jae Lee: Leader, Transportation Energy Research Center Korea Institute of Energy Research, South Korea.

Ms. Peesamai Jenvanitpanjakul: Deputy Governor (R&D), Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, TISTR, Thailand.

Mr. Takuya Takahashi (Project Coordinator): Deputy Director, Research Planning Division, Overseas Research Department, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan.


Full Report


RPR-2007-6-2

Contents


1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 Policy Relevance
1.2 Background

2. OUTLINE OF ERIA ENERGY PROJECT
2.1 Objective
2.2 Procedure
2.3 Schdule

3. TREND OF BIODIESEL FUEL IN JAPAN
3.1 The governmental target for introducing biodiesel fuel in Japan and its actual situation
3.2 Situation and Future for Biodiesel fuel Penetration in Japan
3.3 Regulation in Japan
3.3.1 Outline of Fuel Regulation in Japan
3.3.2 Developing Biodiesel fuel Standard in Japan
3.3.3 Japanese B5 diesel fuel specification

4. CURRENT STATUS OF BIODIESEL FUEL IN EAST-ASIAN COUNTRIES
4.1 Australia
4.1.1 Policy and measure of BDF
4.1.2 Standardization of BDF

4.2 China
4.2.1 Policy and measure of BDF
4.2.2 Standardization of BDF

4.3 Indonesia
4.3.1 Policy and measure of BDF
4.3.2 Standardization of BDF

4.4 Malaysia
4.4.1 Policy and measure of BDF
4.4.2 Standardization of BDF

4.5 New Zealand
4.5.2 Policy and measure of BDF
4.5.2 Standardization of BDF

4.6 Philippines
4.6.1 Introduction
4.6.2 Biodiesel Policy
4.6.3 Strategy for Biodiesel
4.6.4 Standardization
4.6.5 Thrust Towards Harmonization

4.7 South Korea
4.7.1 Policy and measure of BDF
4.7.2 Standardization of BDF

4.8 Singapore
4.8.1 Policy and measure of BDF
4.8.2 Standardization of BDF

4.9 Thailand
4.9.1 Policy and measure of BDF
4.9.2 Standardization of BDF

5. BENCHMARK STANDARD OF BIODIESEL FUEL IN EAST ASIA
5.1 Concepts of Harmonized Specification
5.2 Benchmark Standard of Biodiesel Fuel in East Asia

6. MINUTES OF EACH MEETING
5.1 Minutes of the 1st Meeting
5.2 Minutes of the 2nd Meeting
5.3 Minutes of the 3rd Meeting
5.4 Minutes of the 4th Meeting

7. POLICY IMPLICATIONS (SUMMARY)

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