Company History

On July 1, 2010, Nippon Oil Exploration Limited and Japan Energy Development Co., Ltd. merged and took a new step forward as JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation.
Please see the history of each company below.

July 1, 2010
JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration is born.
20102010

Nippon Oil Exploration Limited and Japan Energy Development Co., Ltd. merged to form JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation

20112011

Established "JX Nakajo Forest" in Tainai City, Niigata Prefecture, and began forest volunteer activities

20122012

Vietnam: Successfully executed a CO2-EOR pilot test at the offshore Rang Dong Oil Field.

20132013

Received all issued shares of a new subsidiary set up by Arabian Oil Company, Ltd. (currently JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Technical Services Corporation)

20142014

USA: Commenced the Petra Nova CCUS project

Papua New Guinea: Commenced LNG exports from the "PNG LNG Project"

Vietnam: Achieved total production of 200 million barrels at Block 15-2

20162016

USA: "Petra Nova CCUS project (USA)" (West Ranch Oil Field) commenced production

20172017

Malaysia: Production commenced at the Layang Oil and Gas Field offshore of Sarawak

HIP (Helang Integrated Platform)

USA: Achieved total CO2 recovery of 1 million short tons at the Petra Nova CCUS project

20182018

Indonesia: Concluded a memorandum for joint study/joint business that includes all upstream undertakings, including CO2-EOR, with PT Pertamina, Indonesia's national oil company

USA: Achieved total CO2 recovery of 2 million short tons at the Petra Nova CCUS projec

20192019

UK: Production commenced at the Mariner Oil Field and Culzean Gas Field 

USA: Achieved total CO2 recovery of 3 million short tons at the Petra Nova CCUS project 

20202020

Malaysia: Concluded a joint study agreement with PETRONAS, Malaysia’s national oil company

JXTG Group changed its name to ENEOS Group
JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation aims to make even greater strides as a key business company of the Group.

ENEOS Group
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