HISTORY

FY2006
(2006/April - 2007/Mar)
Jan
JBSL was established.
FY2007
April
Bio-ETBE import was started.
Biogasoline sales (bio-ETBE blended) started in 50 gas stations.
FY2008
April
Gas stations selling biogasoline (bio-ETBE blended) reached 100.
July
Bio-ETBE purchase contract for 2011 onwards was concluded.
Oct
Bio-ethanol purchase contract for bio-ETBE production was concluded with a Brazilian supplier.
FY2009
April
Bio-ethanol (Brazil) purchase contract for domestic ETBE plants was concluded.。
June
Bio-ethanol (domestic) purchase contract for domestic ETBE plants was concluded.
Sep
The first domestic bio-ethanol was delivered.
FY2010
April
The first Brazilian bio-ethanol was delivered.
Nov
The order of mandatory use of bio-ethanol or bio-ETBE (2011-2017) based on the law was announced with the target in 2017 equivalent to 500,000kl of crude oil.
FY2011
April
The mandate of bio-ethanol or bio-ETBE came into effect.
Mar
The target 210,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2012
April
Bio-ETBE purchase contract upto 2017 was concluded.
Mar
The target 210,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2013
Mar
The target 260,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2014
Mar
Domestic bio-ethanol purchase contact was terminated due to the discontinuation of the production.
The target 320,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2015
Mar
The target 380,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2016
Mar
The target 440,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2017
April
The target 500,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2018
April
The order of mandatory use of bio-ethanol or bio-ETBE based on the law was announced with the target from 2018 to 2022 equivalent to 500,000kl of crude oil per year.
Mar
The target 500,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2019
Mar
The target 500,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.
FY2020
Mar
The target 500,000kl (crude oil equivalent) was achieved.