Biofuels blending mandate

Source: International Energy Agency
Last updated: 25 February 2021

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.

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