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No more regular petrol in January

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Retail outlets will continue selling regular petrol at pumps until the end of the year, giving Thai motorists a couple of extra months to prepare for the change, which is intended to promote greater use of ethanol-based fuels, Energy Minister Arak Chonlatanon said on Thursday. 

Originally, petrol 91 was scheduled to be phased out in January this year, then it was postponed until October because local refineries were not ready for the change.

In October, a fire at the Bangkok refinery of Bangchak Petroleum Plc resulted in a supply shortage, he added.

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