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08.08.2014 Japan, US to Develop Fuel-Cell Submarine

Japan and the United States will jointly develop a fuel-cell powered submarine that can run for a month under the sea on a single charge, a report said Friday.

28.07.2014 Japan eager to join Mexico shale gas development

The government plans to join shale gas development in Mexico, aiming to start imports of the cheap natural gas in the mid-2020s, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

21.07.2014 Brazil eyeing Japan's help in oil project

Brazil plans to use Japanese technology in building a floating structure and ships for its huge offshore oil development project, media reports said Sunday.

30.05.2014 Shell concludes LNG deal with Japan’s Chubu Electric

Shell will begin supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to one of Japan’s leading electric companies from October 2014, in a deal that reinforces Shell’s position as a key LNG supplier in the country, Shell’s press office said on May 29.

18.04.2014 Iran oil exports fall in March

Iran's crude oil exports fell for the first time in five months in March, and are slated to drop further in April, moving closer to the levels stipulated by November's temporary nuclear deal that eased some sanctions on Tehran, Reuters said on April 17.

11.04.2014 Russia’s Gazprom Neft says Asian buyers willing to use euros

Russian state-controlled oil producer Gazprom Neft said it had received positive responses from Asian clients about the possibility of using euros as a settlement currency instead of the dollar, Reuters reported on April 10.

08.04.2014 Japan’s JAPEX starts shale oil production

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. announced on April 7 that it was the first company to begin commercial production of shale oil in Japan, Kyodo has reported.

01.04.2014 Japan's Kansai signs contract to buy LNG from Mitsui

Japan's second-biggest utility, Kansai Electric Power Co, said it had signed a 20-year contract to buy 400,000 tonnes per year of U.S. Cameron liquefied natural gas (LNG) from trader Mitsui & Co at U.S. Henry Hub-linked prices, Reuters reported on April 1.

26.03.2014 India’s ONGC, Russia's Rosneft may join forces on oil flows

Rosneft (ROSN.MM), the world's top listed oil producer by output, may join forces with Indian state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC.NS) to supply oil to India over the long term, the Russian state-controlled company said on March 25, Reuters has reported.

25.03.2014 Japan's Chubu in deal with India's GAIL to consider joint LNG procurement

Japan's Chubu Electric Power said on March it has signed a deal with India's GAIL to consider cooperation in joint procurement of liquefied natural gas (LNG), as Asian buyers look for stable and lower prices of the fuel, Reuters has reported