Tagged With Japan
Totting up Asia’s large strategic petroleum reserves
4 December 2012
Asian countries are some of the world's largest importers, with Japan holding the largest stockpile in the region
IEA puts weight behind Asian gas spot market
23 October 2012
Providing an alternative to traditional oil-linked pricing and cutting high cost paid for LNG is very important, says International Energy Agency's director
Tokyo Gas eyes QCLNG project
9 October 2012
Tokyo Gas is eyeing a stake of up to 10% in BG Group’s Queensland Curtis coal-bed methane (CBM) to liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Australia
Japan restarts nuclear reactor despite backlash
16 July 2012
Japan ramped up reactor three, at the Ohi nuclear power plant, to full power this week, despite huge protests and a damning government-commissioned report into the Fukushima disaster
Asia’s gas thirst sees region turn to unconventionals
10 July 2012
A panel of experts discuss Asia’s quest to secure gas supplies and the significant obstacles ahead
US LNG set to change price framework
25 June 2012
Asian liquefied natural gas buyers expect oil-link transition
Oil-linked LNG not reasonable, says Japan Gas Association
11 June 2012
Japanese buyer wants imports linked to gas hub prices, rejects argument for oil-indexation
Japan to recalibrate LNG demand by summer
7 June 2012
Japan will have a clearer idea of its demand for fossil fuels later this summer when it decides how much nuclear capacity will be idled, the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) said in an interview with Petroleum Economist
Japan trades on new LNG role fuelled by stronger yen
3 May 2012
Japanese trading houses are reinventing their role in the gas game fuelled by a stronger yen, healthy balance sheets and a new political vigor
Japan’s bitter pill as two nuclear reactors to restart
24 April 2012
The Japanese government has declared two reactors safe to restart. Now it must convince a traumatised Japanese public that nuclear remains the best route to recovery.
North American players seek Asian lifeline
22 February 2012
Encana strikes unconventional gas deal with Japan’s Mitsubishi as market fundamentals spook shale-gas bulls
Japan’s tough nuclear question after Fukushima
21 February 2012
A year after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s atomic future remains in the balance
US and Japan to test Alaska hydrates
26 October 2011
The US and Japan will head to Alaska’s North Slope this winter to test ways to develop a potentially massive source of natural gas – methane hydrates.
Japan hints at nuclear restarts after earthquake
19 October 2011
Japan is readying to restart its first nuclear reactors since March’s devastating earthquake, according the economy minister Yukio Edano
Japan set for record August LNG spree
18 August 2011
Japanese utilities could buy and consume record amounts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this August, according to a new Petroleum Economist forecast
Desperate Japan buys pricy Nigerian LNG
25 May 2011
Widening price gap pulls spot cargoes to Asia from Atlantic basin
Japanese energy dims but still burns after Fukushima
25 May 2011
What does Japan’s energy picture look like in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami?
Japan demand to push Asia LNG prices up
19 May 2011
Due to nuclear shutdowns, Japan started buying cargoes from South America for the first time
Asia LNG climbs on Japan nuclear shut-down
11 May 2011
Spot LNG prices increased over the past week in Asia amid suspended nuclear operations
Asian LNG demand set for summer jump
4 May 2011
Spot prices steady; Japanese needs still unclear; Europe awash with gas
Japan nuclear delays lift LNG prices
27 April 2011
Spot LNG prices rose this week, after Japan delayed the restart of some nuclear power plants while also bringing in more gas-fired turbines to meet summer electricity demand.
Japanese players eye Gazprom tie-up
26 April 2011
A consortium of Japanese energy firms wants to build a large LNG production facility near Vladivostok with Russia’s Gazprom, the companies said today, with the east Asian country attempting to secure long-term energy supplies following the earthquake in March
Spot LNG prices dip as Japan secures supplies
20 April 2011
Japanese utilities top up their stocks as cheaper gas prompts switch from oil
Qatargas LNG pumps up Japan volumes after nuclear shutdowns
18 April 2011
Extra LNG set to offset nuclear shutdowns
Tokyo Electric imports record LNG volume
14 April 2011
Utility buying fits market expectation; prices not high enough to spur Atlantic diversions
Rasgas outage tightens LNG market
13 April 2011
Prices firm on back of Darwin LNG problems and Japanese buying