PetroSun Helps Turn Algae to Fuel in China

Moresco, Justin
September 2008
Red Herring;9/30/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on a joint venture formed between energy company PetroSun and Shanghai Jun Ya Yan Technology Development to construct an algae farm in China. Under the deal, PetroSun will license its algae-to-biofuel technology to Shanghai Jun, while Shanghai Jun will provide the funding. The joint venture gives PetroSun the capital to expand its algae-based oil facilities and provides Shanghai Jun with an access to PetroSun's technology.


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