Jilin Fuel Ethanol LLC is a joint venture of China Petroleum (55 %), Jilin Alcohol Industry (25 %) and the COFCO group (20 %) started in 2001. By the end of 2003, a 300.000 to fuel ethanol plant was started with a total investment of 2.09 billion Yuan. Meanwhile, proprietary technology has been developed for whole-corn pretreatment, transformation efficiency, vapor permeation technology and waste reuse. Today, production is 540.000 to and trends are towards the development of cellulose-based bioethanol

China Bio news release, February 25, 2014