Motegi seeks quick U.S. approval of LNG exports

Business May 5, 2013

Motegi seeks quick U.S. approval of LNG exports

Trade minister Toshimitsu Motegi has requested early U.S. approval of liquefied natural gas exports in a meeting with Acting Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman in Washington, saying that securing a relatively cheap energy source is crucial to Japan. Poneman told Motegi on Friday that he fully ...

Business Mar 1, 2013

Itochu to invest in U.S. LPG base

Itochu Corp. says it will invest in the construction of an export base for liquefied petroleum gas in the United States with the major energy trading Vitol group. Construction of the base in the Gulf Coast region will entail about $500 million, or ¥4.5 billion. ...