Inpex Corp. has announced that it has begun supplying natural gas to Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd through the Toyama Line extension of its natural gas trunk pipeline network that travels from Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan to Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan.
The Toyama Line is a natural gas pipeline approximately 103 km in length. It will customers based along the pipeline’s route with natural gas including regasified LNG from Naoetsu LNG Terminal in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
Following a full set of inspections, Inpex commenced partial operations of the Toyama Line to enable the efficient, long-term and stable supply of natural gas to Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd, with other customers expected to follow. Going forward, Inpex will continue to undertake the required preparations to fully operate the Toyama Line.
Edited from press release by Angharad Lock
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