Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp.
Ice Gas: A Step Closer to Commercial Production
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Could methane hydrate, or "ice gas", succeed shale gas as a source of cheap energy?
Jogmec to Develop Shale Technology With Encana, Mitsubishi
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Jogmec says it has agreed with Encana and Mitsubishi to jointly develop technologies to extract hydrocarbon from shale more efficiently.
Japan to Study Ice Gas Reserves
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 Japan plans three-year study into its methane hydrate, or "ice gas", reserves, Trade and Industry Minister Toshimitsu Motegi says.
Energy Secretary: Methane Hydrate Field Test a Success
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Methane hydrates may exceed the energy content of all Other fossil fuels combined and could ensure decades of affordable natural gas and cut America's foreign oil dependence.
JOGMEC Invites Proposals for Gas Hydrates Production Test Offshore Japan
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 JOGMEC has invited proposals from potential candidates for the first offshore production test of methane gas hydrates in the Eastern Nankai Trough, offshore Japan.
Jogmec to Invest Y1 Bln in UK Offshore Exploration Project
Friday, April 10, 2009 The block in the U.K., off Shetland, is named 204/13 and "sizable oil reserves are expected, which would help grow Japanese companies' oil and gas exploration businesses," Jogmec said in a statement.
Economy Woes Won't Delay Inpex LNG Projects
Friday, March 27, 2009 Inpex will push ahead as scheduled with two big offshore LNG projects in Australia and Indonesia, despite the credit crunch, low energy prices and falling demand.
Japan, Russia Affirm Cooperation in East Siberia Energy Projects
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 Japan and Russia will cooperate closely on energy projects, especially in resource-rich East Siberia, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.
Japan's Jogmec to Subsidize Australian Oil, Gas Exploration
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. said Monday it will invest about Y682 million in Australia-East Timor offshore oil and natural gas exploration work over the years through March 2014.
Petrobras Inks Deal with Jogmec of Japan
Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Petrobras signed a principle of understanding with Jogmec for exploration and production opportunity evaluation in South America and Southeast Asia, over and beyond joint studies on heavy oil and natural gas.