• Adding gas to the mix

    Japan is diversifying its energy mix by increasing its levels of consumption of LNG and LPG The Japanese capital of Tokyo is home to the world’s largest LNG – natural gas super-cooled into liquid form at -260ºF – importing zone. Japan is the world’s largest importer of LNG, swallowing up ...
  • Japan seeks to build energy security after the quake

    The Fukushima disaster once again called into question Japan’s energy security situation, with renewable energy becoming both a strategic opportunity and a practical challenge. Japan is the world’s fifth largest energy consumer. But as an island nation located at the edge of maritime East Asia with few natural resources of ...