Energy & Metals GroupEnergy Division
Major Products and Areas
- Exploration, development, and production of oil and gas
- Natural Gas Business (Production, Liquefaction, Trade, and Infrastructure)
- New Energy Related Business (Hydrogen, Ammonia, Municipal Solid Waste, Thermal Energy Storage)
- Petroleum & LPG trade, distribution and marketing business
- Nuclear Energy Business ( Development of Uranium Mine, Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Related Equipment Sales & Services)
Upstream business including exploration, development and production of oil and gas
Marubeni is involved in oil and gas exploration, development, and production activities in countries like the U.S., U.K., and IndiaFurthermore, as a member of the international consortium, we invest in the Sakhalin-1 Project in Russia, and we contribute to the stable project management. We will focus on maximizing the value of our assets through appropriate cost management and the streamlining of business.
Stronger LNG & Natural Gas Business Built by Global Value Chain and Proactive Approach to New Business Fields
Marubeni participates in global LNG projects in Qatar, Equatorial Guinea, Peru, and Papua New Guinea. Marubeni will continue to work on the smooth operation of existing LNG projects, while also focusing on the pursuit of investment opportunities and expanding trading operations to respond to the increasing global demand for LNG, and strengthening our comprehensive approach from sourcing to delivery.
We also pursue chances to tap into new fields such as Gas-to-Power business and LNG bunkering business.
Marubeni is also involved in proactively pursuing business in new territories like the Gas-to-Power business, that provides a full spectrum of services from the supply of natural gas to power generation equipment installation, and the LNG shipping supply business that is projected to see a rise in demand in the future.
New Energy Businesses for a Low-Carbon & Carbon Free Society
Marubeni is promoting new energy businesses for upcoming Low-Carbon & Carbon Free Society.
Considering that the world is moving towards a low-carbon & carbon free society, we are strengthening our related efforts and activities. In Tomiya City, we are participating in PoC of building low-carbon hydrogen supply chain, enabled by storage and transformation technology of hydrogen. In Australia, we have initiated a supply chain business that liquefies and exports hydrogen manufactured from brown coal. Furthermore, through our investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. (U.S.), we are also involved in waste-to-fuel business that creates bio jet fuel from waste material.
Trading, Logistics and Marketing Projects to meet Domestic and Foreign Energy Demand through the Handling of Crude Oil, Petroleum Products, LNG and LPG
Marubeni conducts global trade in crude oil, petroleum products, LNG, and LPG by utilizing its trade infrastructure such as terminals and vessels and in overseas, our leading affiliate companies such as MIECO, MIPCO are expanding its business. In our marketing operations, we sell petroleum products and LPG by utilizing our distribution network through Marubeni Energy Corporation and other domestic and overseas subsidiaries. Marubeni will continue to provide high-value added services, and expand its business.
Uranium Mine Development, Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Nuclear Power Related Equipment and Services
Marubeni operates businesses throughout the entire nuclear cycle. Additionally, we also offer related equipment, materials and services, thus contributing to improving power plant safety. Furthermore, Marubeni participates in the development of upstream uranium businesses, including the Kharassan Uranium Mine in Kazakhstan, which is currently operational.