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Event 3rd European Conference on MTBE and other Fuel Oxygenates

Oxygenates such as methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) are required in gasoline to replace toxic additives as lead and to realize a cleaner fuel combustion. In recent years, MTBE has found its way into the soil and especially the groundwater, threatening groundwater supplies. This conference on MTBE and other oxygenates is relevant for scientists, policy makers, consultants, petroleum industry, site owners and remediation companies dealing in one way or another with MTBE and other oxygenates. The purpose is to gather pioneers and experts from all over the world to exchange information and new experience. The conference will address scientific and engineering aspects on the following topics: occurrence and analysis of MTBE /oxygenates; assessment and legal aspects; remediation of MTBE/oxygenates; special items.

Contact information Els Rymen, MTBE, VITO NV - Boeretang 200 - BE-2400 MOL - Belgium (email:
Phone: + 32 14 33 69 04 – Fax + 32 14 32 65 86
Event type Conference
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Source VITO
Geographical coverage Belgium
Address at the Astrid Park Plaza Hotel, located in the centre of Antwerp, Belgium
Organizer VITO
Target audience International
Duration 2 days
Period [07/06/2007 - 08/06/2007]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH