Year:2013 (Dec 31st)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2013 (Dec 31st)
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Product standards, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards
Policy Target:Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport>Biodiesel, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport>Bioethanol
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy

In order to develop domestic biofuels industry and decrease country’s reliance on gasoline imports the government of Nigeria developed biofuels blending mandate.

The long-term goal is to achieve 100% domestic biofuels production by 2020.

The policy mandates:

  • Blending of ethanol up to 10% with gasoline to achieve the E10 blend.
  • 20% blend of biodiesel with petro diesel. 

Last modified: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:36:25 CET