In a Government Gazette released yesterday, Energy and Power Development Minister Simon Khaya Moyo announced mandatory blending ratio of unleaded petrol has been increased from 15 percent ethanol to 20 percent with immediate effect.
The announcement reads:
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It is hereby notified, in terms of section 4 of the Petroleum (Mandatory Blending of Anhydrous Ethanol with Unleaded Petrol) (Amendment Regulations, 2014, Statutory Instrument 81 of 2014, published in the Government Gazette, that the Minister of Energy and Power Development approves the current level of mandatory blending to twenty per centum. The consequence of this approval is that all licensed operators shall from the date of publication of the General Notice be mandated to sell unleaded petrol blended at E20.
Simon Khaya Moyo is a politician and spokesperson of Zanu-PF and the former Minister of Energy and Power Development. He is a former ambassador of Zimbabwe to South Africa. Read More About Simon Khaya Moyo