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|29 Jun 20
||Japan: JAPEX commences commercial production from shallow reservoir at the Yufutsu oil and gas field in Hokkaido
Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX) has announced that the production of heavy crude oil has commenced from the Takinoue Formation ('the shallow reservoir'), which is located above the current producing reservoirs of the Yufutsu oil and gas field at Tomakomai City, Hokkaido.
|18 Mar 20
||Japan: TEPCO and Orsted agree to establish a joint venture company for offshore wind in Choshi
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Incorporated (TEPCO), the largest power company in Japan, and Orsted, the world's leading offshore wind developer, have agreed to establish a joint venture company, Choshi Offshore Wind Farm K.K., with the intention of working towards a joint bid in the Choshi-city offshore wind promotion area.
|08 Oct 19
||Japan: Total launches construction of its third solar power plant in Japan
Total Solar International, a wholly owned Total subsidiary dedicated to utility-scale solar plants, has announced the start of the construction of Miyagi Osato Solar Park, a large-scale solar plant of 52 megawatt-peak (MWp) located in Osato, Miyagi prefecture, Japan.
|03 Jun 19
||Japan: Total starts up its second solar power plant in Japan
Total has started up commercial operation of a 25-megawattpeak solar power plant in Miyako, in Iwate Prefecture on Japan’s Honshu Island. Completed two years after the beginning of construction, the plant will generate enough clean and reliable electricity to serve over 8,000 Japanese households.
|18 Apr 19
||Japan: JAPEX starts exploratory drilling at offshore Hidaka Area of Hokkaido, Japan
Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX) has started exploratory drilling at the offshore Hidaka area of Hokkaido, as part of the offshore exploration project commissioned by the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (ANRE).
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