Company History

History Of Japan Energy Development Co., Ltd.

Date History of Japan Energy Development Co., Ltd Main Business Developments
1929 April Nippon Mining Co. established
1957 March Japan: Discovered water-dissolved gas field at Nakajo Oil Field Exploration Office (renamed Nakajo Field Office) in Niigata Prefecture
1959 November Japan: Natural gas supply commenced at Nakajo Oil and Gas Field
1961-65 Japan: Non-associated gas field discovered at Nakajo Oil and Gas Field
1982 April Nikko Oil Development Co., Ltd. established
1994 August Trade name changed from Nikko Oil Development Co., to Japan Energy Development Co., Ltd.
1996 January Japan: Iodine production commenced at Nakajo Oil and Gas Field