The government plans to let three Japan National Oil Corp. affiliates integrate operations as part of reforms to dissolve the money-losing state oil developer in two years, industry ministry officials said Thursday.

According to a plan drafted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the debt-swamped Japan Oil Development Co. will integrate management with operationally sound Inpex Corp. and Sakhalin Oil and Gas Development Co.(Sodeco), they said.

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