About UsHistory and Company Profile


LNG Japan Corporation was formed on October 1, 2001 on the foundation of LNG business long established by Sojitz Corporation (formerly known as Nissho Iwai Corporation) and business network established through solid trust from customers by Sumitomo Corporation.
The LNG Japan Group captures the synergy of both companies, entering into new businesses to become an industry leader and to establish a solid foundation for the business.

  • 2001

    LNG JAPAN CORPORATION established on October 1

  • 2004

    Acquisition of additional equity interest in the Tangguh LNG Project (January)

  • 2010

    Involvement in the Helium-2 Project (February)

  • 2011

    Re-Extension agreements for 1973 S/C and 1981 S/C signed on November 9

  • 2016

    Involvement in LNG transportation project to Bali, Indonesia (April)

  • 2016

    Indonesia’s Tangguh LNG project expansion plan FID (July)

  • 2017

    Agreement reached to establish a marketing joint venture with National Petroleum Company of PNG (June)

Company Profile

As an LNG pioneer, LNG Japan Corporation has been involved in the LNG value chain from gas and LNG production to transportation and sales. We are building a solid position in the LNG market, including Japan.

  • Company Name


  • Registration

    August 24, 2001

  • Commencement of Operation

    October 1, 2001

  • Headquarters

    Tokyu Capitol Tower 12th Floor
    2-10-3 Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo 100-0014, Japan
    TEL +81-(0)3-5521-5700
    FAX +81-(0)3-5521-5705


    Tokyo Metro, Namboku Line, Tameike-sanno Station (connects directly to Exit No. 6)
    Tokyo Metro, Ginza Line, Tameike-sanno Station (connects directly to Exit No. 6 via Namboku Line platform (220m))
    Tokyo Metro, Chiyoda Line, Kokkai-gijidomae Station (connects directly to Exit No. 6)
    Tokyo Metro, Marunouchi Line, Kokkai-gijidomae Station (connects directly to Exit No. 6 via Chiyoda Line platform (435m))

  • Branch Offices

    Kansai-Chubu Office
    Nissay Yodoyabashi East 16th Floor,
    3-3-13, Imabashi, Chuo-ku,
    Osaka 541-0042, Japan
    TEL +81-(0)6-6209-4141
    FAX +81-(0)6-6209-3881


    Keihan Electric Railway, Midosuji Line, Yodoyabashi Station, then a 1-minute walk from Exit No. 8
    Keihan Electric Railway, Sakaisuji Line, Kitahama Station, then a 7-minute walk from Exit No. 2

    Chugoku Office
    2-27, Tatemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0032, Japan
    TEL +81-(0)82-246-2803
    FAX +81-(0)82-541-3002


    Hiroshima Electric Railway (Hiroden) from Hiroshima Station to Tatemachi Station, then 1-minute walk (a total of 10 minutes from Hiroshima Station)
    5 minutes by taxi from Hiroshima Station

    Kyushu Office
    3-2-1, Hakata-ekimae, Hakata-ku,
    Fukuoka 812-0011, Japan
    TEL +81-(0)92-471-3368
    FAX +81-(0)92-471-3327


    A 2-minute walk from JR Hakata Station

  • Overseas Offices

    Jakarta Office
    Menara BCA, 47th Floor Suite 4701 Grand Indonesia
    Jl. M.H.Thamrin No.1, Jakarta, 10310, Indonesia
    TEL +62-21-23587710
    FAX +62-21-23587714
    Doha Office
    P.O. Box2207, Doha, State of Qatar (For mail please write P.O.Box) 7th Floor, Al Fardan Towers-Business Tower West Bay, Doha, State of Qatar
    TEL +974-4443-0770
    FAX +974-4443-0922
    Singapore Branch
    30 Cecil Street, #18-01 Prudential Tower Singapore 049712
    TEL +65-6694-8810
    FAX +65-6694-8337
  • Other overseas offices
    (consolidated basis)


  • President and CEO

    Kyo Onojima (President and CEO)

  • Number of Employees

    Approx. 100 (consolidated)

  • Equity Capital

    ¥64.6 billion (as of March 31, 2021)

  • Total Assets

    ¥128.2 billion (as of March 31, 2021)

  • Shareholders

    Sojitz Corporation (50%) and Sumitomo Corporation (50%)

  • Company profile

    • LNG export/import business (agency services etc)
    • Loading and unloading operations
    • Trading business (intermediary work)
    • LNG gas development, gas field equity investment business
    • Liquefaction project investment business
    • LNG ship ownership and operations and other natural gas-related business
  • Products handled (consolidated basis)

    LNG, condensate, helium

  • LNG sales destinations (consolidated basis)

    Japan, Indonesia, USA etc.

  • Affiliates

    • Japan Energy Service Corporation (JESCO)
    • Indonesia Natural Gas Resources Muturi Inc.
    • PT Bhaskara Inti Samudera
    • Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Co. Ltd.
    • Gulf Helium Services L.L.C.
    • LJ Europe Ltd.
    • MCGC International Limited