Indonesias mandatory use of B20 biodiesel fuel may lead to an increase in biodiesel fuel vehicles in Southeast Asia, encouraging lubricant blenders to gradually expand their product ranges.
Based on the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Decree No. 12/2015, by Sept. 1 this year all sectors using diesel fuel had to massively implement the usage of B20 diesel fuel, said Ilman Hizbullah Hasibuan, consulting manager at Ipsos Business Consulting Indonesia. Exceptions include military equipment and power generators that are not B20-ready and mines in high altitude to avoid solidification of the fuel.
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