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Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. history, profile and corporate video

   Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. is a provider of city gas, energy and other related products and services. It is headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

   Tokyo Gas was founded in 1885 by Shibusawa Eiichi and Asano Sōichirō by acquiring the business of the Tokyo Prefecture Gas Bureau.

   In 1893, the company changed its name to Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., following the enactment of the Commercial Code.

   In 1912, Tokyo Gas merged with Chiyoda Gas.

   In 1913, Tokyo Gas merged with Kawasaki Gas.

   In 1944, Tokyo Gas acquired the business of the Yokohama City Gas Bureau.

   In 2009, the new regional energy service provider “LIFEVAL” was established.

   In 2016, Tokyo Gas merged with Chiba Gas, Tsukuba Gakuen Gas Corporation, and Miho Gas.

OPERATIONS


Tokyo Gas operates through the following business segments:

  • Gas – production, supply and sale of city gas, liquid gas business, LNG sales, etc.;
  • Electric power – production, supply and sale of electricity;
  • Overseas business – overseas upstream business, midstream and downstream business;
  • Energy-related – engineering solution business, gas appliances, gas installation work, construction, etc.;
  • Real estate – leasing and management of land and buildings, etc.;
  • Other – information processing service, shipping business, etc.

SUBSIDIARIES


  • Acario Innovation LLC – conducting open collaboration with new technology;
  • Acario Investment One LLC – investment in venture companies and energy related venture capital funds;
  • Capty Co., Ltd. – installation of gas supply lines, water supply and drainage lines and air conditioning systems, new construction of gas main and branch lines;
  • Capty Tech Co., Ltd. – safety check in specific underground centers and inspection of gas equipment construction;
  • Enelife Carrier Co., Ltd. – delivery of LPG;
  • Fushiki Manyofuto Biomass Power GK – biomass power business;
  • Gunmaannaka solar power LLC – solar power business;
  • Harumi Eco Energy Co., Ltd. – hydrogen supplying and hydrogen fuel cell installation to Olympic Village after TOKYO 2020;
  • Hinatao Energy Co., Ltd. – residential service business with electricity and city gas supply, Photovoltaic energy service business;
  • Ichihara Yawatafuto Biomass Power GK – biomass power business;
  • Ichikawa Clean Energy LLC – solar power business;
  • Ishikawahakui solar power LLC – solar power business;
  • Kasama Clean Energy LLC- solar power business;
  • Kawasaki Gas Pipeline Co., Ltd. – parcel business in Ougishima area, Kawasaki city and Yokohama city;
  • Kumagaya Clean Energy LLC – solar power business;
  • Kyoto Ayabe solar power LLC – solar power business;
  • Mito Clean Energy LLC – solar power business;
  • Mobara Power Co., Ltd. – generation, supply and sales of electricity;
  • Nagano Toshi Gas Co., Ltd. – supply of gas in Nagano Pref.;
  • Niihama LNG Co., Ltd. – LNG tolling,Operation and maintenance services of LNG terminal,Sales of gas and power;
  • Nijio Co., Ltd. – wholesale of electricity;
  • Ohgishima Power Company, Ltd. – generation, supply and sales of electricity;
  • Park Tower Hotel Co., Ltd.- management of Hotel “Park Hyatt Tokyo”;
  • Prominet Power Co., Ltd. – solar power business development and management;
  • PT. Tokyo Gas Indonesia – business development in Indonesia;
  • Shiinomori Power Co., Ltd. – generation, supply and sales of electricity;
  • Shoei Gas Co., Ltd. – supply of gas in Higashi-Matsuyama city, Saitama Pref.;
  • Showa Unyu Co., Ltd. – delivery of LPG;
  • Sumilena CO., LTD. – comprehensive service for residential customer including installation of housing equipment, repair of housing equipment, and sales of energy;
  • Tachikawa Toshi-Center Co., Ltd. – heat supply utility;
  • TG Aktina Hoidings LLC – solar Power Business;
  • TG Barnett Resources LP – participation in the shale gas development project in US Barnett basin;
  • TG Bioenergy K.K. biomass power plant management;
  • TG Eagle Ford Resources LP – participation in the shale gas development project in US Eagle Ford Shale play;
  • TG Global Trading Co., Ltd. – LNG trading;
  • TG Natural Resources LLC – upstream development in East Texas and North Louisiana;
  • TG Nordic ApS – investment in renewable energy power generation business in Nordic countries;
  • TG Octopus Energy Co., Ltd. – electricity retail business for residential customers;
  • TG PLUS Co., Ltd. – sales of LNG;
  • TG&D Singapore Investment Holdings Pte. Ltd. – investment in Panji Raya Alamindo;
  • TGES America Ltd. – energy service business in the USA;
  • TGES (Shanghai) LNG Engineering Co., Ltd. – comprehensive engineering service with a particular focus on energy-related projects in China;
  • Tokyo Auto Gas Co., Ltd. – sales of automotive LPG;
  • Tokyo Carbonic Co., Ltd. – manufacture and sale of liquid carbon dioxide and dry ice;
  • Tokyo Energy Service Co., Ltd. – heat and Power supply utility;
  • Tokyo Gas America Ltd. – energy business in North America;
  • Tokyo Gas Asia Pte. Ltd. – regional headquarter for LNG downstream businesses in South East Asia;
  • Tokyo Gas Australia Pty Ltd – LNG upstream businesses in Australia;
  • Tokyo Gas Bajio B.V. – investment in Bajio Project;
  • Tokyo Gas Baypower Co., Ltd. – generation, supply and sales of electricity;
  • Tokyo Gas Chemicals Co., Ltd. – sales of gas for industrial and chemical products, and development of LNG cryogenic utilization technology;
  • Tokyo Gas Communications, Inc. – planning and management of events and showrooms, handling of advertising and publishing, operation of showroom and sales of furniture upholstery;
  • Tokyo Gas Customer Support Co.,Ltd – operation of call center and staffing;
  • Tokyo Gas Darwin Lng Pty Ltd – participation in Darwin pipeline and LNG project;
  • Tokyo Gas Energy Co., Ltd. – sales of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coke;
  • Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation – energy services, district heating and cooling, sales and maintenance of cogeneration system, Comprehensive engineering service with a particular focus on energy-related projects;
  • Tokyo Gas Facility Service Co., Ltd. – building management, fire prevention patrol and travel agents;
  • Tokyo Gas Gorgon Pty Ltd – participation in Gorgon project (production and sales of LNG,Condensate,Domgas);
  • Tokyo Gas Ichthys F&E Pty Ltd – participation in WA-285-P Permit, Loan to Ichthys LNG project;
  • Tokyo Gas Ichthys Pty Ltd – participation in Ichthys LNG project;
  • Tokyo Gas I Net Corp – information processing service, software development and sales of computer equipment;
  • Tokyo Gas International Holdings B.V. – overseas investment projects;
  • Tokyo Gas Lease Co.,Ltd. – leasing of gas equipment, gas appliances and office equipment, and crediting administrations with installations;
  • Tokyo Gas Lifeval Chiba Co., Ltd. – periodic safety check of gas appliances, meter, billing services, and sales, construction and repair of gas appliances;
  • Tokyo Gas Living Line Co., Ltd. – sales, construction and repair of gas appliances, and renovation;
  • Tokyo Gas Liquid Holdings Co., Ltd. – holding Company of Tokyo Gas Chemicals Co.,Ltd., Tokyo Gas Energy Co.,Ltd. and Japan Super Freeze Co.,Ltd.;
  • Tokyo Gas Liv Solutions Co., Ltd. – business development for residential customer;
  • Tokyo Gas Living Advance Co., Ltd. – total facility engineering services focusing on residential field; Wholesale businesses of Energy – related equipment and Housing equipments;
  • Tokyo Gas LPG Terminal Co., Ltd. – operation of LPG shipping base;
  • Tokyo Gas Network Co., Ltd. – gas Pipeline business;
  • Tokyo Gas Nomura Real Estate Energy Co., Ltd. – heat and Power supply utility;
  • Tokyo Gas Pluto Pty Ltd – participation in Pluto LNG project;
  • Tokyo Gas Qclng Pty Ltd – participation in the QCLNG project (production and sale of LNG and coalseam gas)
  • Tokyo Gas Real Estate Co., Ltd. – development, leasing and management of real estate;
  • Tokyo Gas Renovation Co., Ltd – housing renovation (planning, design & construction), renovation business in apartment common areas, home inspection services, gas appliance sales, installations and repairs, housing equipment sales and installations, real estate agency services, development and sales of air supply and exhaust system
  • Tokyo Gas St Comunet Co., Ltd. – periodic safety check of gas appliances, meter, billing services, and sales, construction and repair of gas appliances;
  • Tokyo Gas United Kingdom Ltd. – investment in energy-related businesses in Europe;
  • Tokyo Gas Yamanashi Co., Ltd. – supply of gas in Kofu city and sales of LPG in Yamanashi Pref;
  • Tokyo Gas-Mitsui & Co Holdings Sdn. Bhd. – investment in Gas Malaysia;
  • Tokyo LNG Tanker Co., Ltd. – LNG transportation and chartering carriers;
  • Tokyo Oxygen and Nitrogen Co., Ltd. – production and sale of liquefied nitrogen, oxygen and gas for medical use;
  • Tokyo Rare Gases Company, Ltd. – wholesale, filling and mixture of rare gases;
  • Toukyou Solar LLC – operation, management and electricity sales and supply of Solar power plants;
  • Washinomiya Gas Co., Ltd. – supply of gas in Washinomiya town, Saitama Pref.;

   With more than 16,000 employees, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. is considered one of the largest natural gas utilities in Japan. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.tokyo-gas.co.jp/en.

**Video published on YouTube by “東京ガス公式チャンネル“.