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Uniper intensifies LNG plans with Japan's Mitsui OSK

Dec 17, 2018

Mitsui OSK Lines to own, fund FSRU in Wilhelmshaven; FSRU could be operational in H2 2022.Energy group Uniper on Monday entered agreements with Japanese shipping group Mitsui OSK Lines to handle potential deliveries of liquefied natural (LNG) gas into Germany…

First LNG shipment from Ichthys project arrives in Japan

Oct 30, 2018

The first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from the giant Ichthys project in Australia arrived at Inpex's Naoetsu LNG receiving terminal in northern Japan on Wednesday, the Japanese operator of the project said.The LNG vessel Pacific Breeze…

US, Russian Energy Majors Join to Push LNG in India, Japan

Oct 25, 2018

Russia's energy major Rosneft and US ExxonMobil plan to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in a consortium with Indian and Japanese partners, spreading the estimated $15 billion cost, Reuters reported.The report said that  the LNG production…

Japan Spent $4 Bln to Back Global LNG Infrastructure Push

Oct 22, 2018

The Japanese government along with private companies have spent $4 billion in the past year on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, mainly in Asia and across the supply chain, to help spur demand for the fuel, the country's trade minister said on Monday…

Japanese Firms Sign Deals to Buy from LNG Canada

Oct 10, 2018

Two Japanese companies have signed agreements to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes from the LNG Canada project, Reuters reported.Toho Gas Co signed a basic agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp to buy up to four cargoes or about 0…

Japan Transfers Excess Renewable Power Between Regions for First Time

Oct 03, 2018

Japan transferred excess renewable energy supplies between two of its electricity regions for the first time since a major shakeup of its power sector, the country's grid monitor told Reuters.The transfer of excess solar power supplies from…

Russia's Novatek Signs LNG Agreement with Japan's JOGMEC

Sep 10, 2018

Russia's Novatek said on Monday it had signed a framework agreement with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp (JOGMEC) to cooperate on Novatek's liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in the north of Russia.'The parties agreed to explore opportunities…

Japan's LNG Imports Slide to Lowest Since May 2016

Jul 19, 2018

Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in June fell to the lowest in more than two years as the country's utilities switched on more nuclear reactors that had been shut in the wake of the Fukushima atomic disaster in 2011.Japan has…

Japan's First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Launch in 2020

Jul 06, 2018

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Chubu Electric Power, Toyota Tsusho, and Nippon Yusen KK said on Friday that their joint venture has placed an order for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel with Kawasaki Heavy Industries. The vessel, which…

East China Sea Dispute: Japan Protests China Drilling Vessel

Jun 29, 2018

Japan has protested to China for allowing a gas drilling vessel to operate in disputed waters in the East China Sea, the government said on Friday. Japan and China agreed to jointly develop gas fields in the area in 2008 but talks have since stopped…

Xodus, Atlantis Resources Pursue Japanese Tidal Projects

May 02, 2018

Xodus Group said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Atlantis Resources to pursue the development of a tidal energy project in Japan.The ambition for this agreement is to secure funding and establish a commercially viable…

India Seeks Japan's Help to Build LNG Facilities

May 01, 2018

India asked Japan on Tuesday to help build infrastructure needed to boost the usage of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in India and elsewhere in Asia, India's oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said after a meeting with Japan's trade minister Hiroshige Seko…

Japan: An LNG Bunkering Hub?

Apr 26, 2018

New study examines Japanese government strategy for creating infrastructure for environmentally-friendly ship fuel.A new report by the Intrernational Transport Forum at the OECD assesses Japan’s ambition to become an international bunkering hub for liquefied natural gas (LNG)…

Japan Restarts Reactor as Return to Nuclear Gathers Pace

Mar 23, 2018

Japan's Kyushu Electric Power Co on Friday said it restarted a reactor at its Genkai plant, the fifth nuclear power station in the country to get cleared under new safety regulations imposed after the Fukushima disaster. The move signals…

Japan Seeks to Boost Offshore Wind Power

Feb 23, 2018

The Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday that:    -Japan's government will submit legislation early next month to boost the use of offshore wind power    -Bill to allow operators to use sites for 30 years, from 3-5 years now…

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