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Friday, March 06, 2015

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Japanese Delegation in Iran for Gas Talks

A delegation from Japan is visiting Iran to discuss possibility of importing gas from the hydrocarbon rich nation, Fars News Agency reported Thursday. Japan has been imported record LNG in last few years as demand for the fuel saw strong rise due to shut down of its nuclear stations since the Fukushima...

Japan Imported Record LNG in 2014

Japan imported record LNG in 2014 as demand for the fuel continued to see strong rise due to shut down of its nuclear stations since the Fukushima disaster in 2011. Last year, the country imported 88.51 million tons of LNG, up 1.2 percent on year, data from Ministry of Finance showed Monday. Japanese...

TEPCO, Chubu to Buy LNG from Vitol, GDF

Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) and Chubu Electric Power Co, are expected to buy a total of six LNG cargoes from Vitol and GDF Suez in their first joint tender, Reuters reported citing sources. Vitol and GDF Suez are expected to supply three cargoes each, traders told the news agency. The two...

Japanese Firm Signs Alaska LNG Deal

Alaska Governor Bill Walker Tuesday signed an agreement with Japan’s Resources Energy, Inc to form a partnership in developing Alaska's liquefied natural gas (LNG) market. “This agreement is an extension of Alaska’s longstanding partnership with Japan in energy markets,” Walker...

Japan's TEPCO, Chubu Launch Joint LNG Tender

Japanese utilities, Tokyo Electric Power Co and Chubu Electric Power Co, are holding an international tender for LNG, news agency Reuters reported Wednesday citing one of the utilities. This is the first time two Japanese companies have jointly requested bids to supply LNG, a Tokyo Electric spokesman...

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