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37 Top Japanese Oil and Gas Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Oil and Gas companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Oil and Gas industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Oil and Gas Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Energia

Energia

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Energia is engaged in the research and development of renewable energy sources.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Kyoto Fusioneering

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Kyoto Fusioneering is a research & development, design, and manufacture of parts related to fusion reactors.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Nippon Renewable Energy

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Nippon Renewable Energy (NRE) is a Japan-based solar energy developer and operator headquartered in Tokyo.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Sumitomo Corporation

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Sumitomo Corporation is a business services company that works with import, export, trilateral trade, and business investment in Japan.

Kyoto Fusioneering

FCO Power

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FCO Power is a provider of residential fuel cell systems.

Kyoto Fusioneering

ENEOS

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ENEOS focuses on the business management and incidental operations of subsidiaries and group companies engaged in the energy business.

Kyoto Fusioneering

JX Holdings

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JX Holdings was established on April 1, 2010, through the joint share transfer by Nippon Oil Corporation and Nippon Mining Holdings, Inc.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Tokyo Gas

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Tokyo Gas provides energy solutions and engages in the production and supply of city gas.

Kyoto Fusioneering

JSW

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JSW is a global corporation carrying out steel and energy products business.

Kyoto Fusioneering

JXTG Holdings

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JXTG Holdings primarily engages in the oil and energy business.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Chubu Electric Power

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Chubu Electric Power generates, distributes, and sells electricity, natural gas, and on-site energy products and services.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Idemitsu Kosan

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Idemitsu Kosan is a petroleum company that operates oil platforms, refineries and produces petroleum, oils, and petrochemical products.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Osaka Gas

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Osaka Gas engages in the energy and gas business.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp

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Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp is a gas distributing company.

Kyoto Fusioneering

enechain

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enechain provides liquidity in Japan’s energy market by brokering OTC transactions of energy.

Kyoto Fusioneering

INPEX Corporation

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INPEX Corporation is a Japanese oil company engaged in the energy supply business on a global scale.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Toyo Engineering

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Japanese engineering, procurement and construction company serving mainly the hydrocarbons and petrochemical sectors worldwide.

Kyoto Fusioneering

JOGMEC

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Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation

Kyoto Fusioneering

Cosmo Energy

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Cosmo Energy engages in the oil business in Japan and internationally through its subsidiaries.

Kyoto Fusioneering

OOYOO

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OOYOO is a Tech venture, which researches and development of gas separation membranes for carbon dioxide, hydrogen, etc.

Kyoto Fusioneering

JPEC

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JPEC is the provider of technological development for the creation of infrastructure for the production and supply of high purity hydrogen.

Kyoto Fusioneering

J-Oil Mills

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J-Oil Mills engages in the production, processing, and sale of fats and oil products.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical

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Mitsubishi Gas Chemical does business in a wide range of fields, from basic chemicals to fine chemicals and functional materials.

Kyoto Fusioneering

OGIS-RI

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OGIS-RI is a system development company under the umbrella of Osaka Gas.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Moresco

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Moresco is a chemical manufacturing company.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Iwatani Corporation

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Iwatani Corporation engages in gas and energy development and distribution services.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Taiyo Oil

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Taiyo Oil is a Manufacture, processing and sales of basic petrochemical products such as benzene and xylene.

Kyoto Fusioneering

The Nisshin Oillio Group

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The Nisshin Oillio Group specializes in oil, meal and processed food businesses.

Kyoto Fusioneering

JAPEX

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JAPEX is a hydrocarbon exploration, production and transportation company.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Shell Japan

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Shell Japan is establishing business opportunities in the areas of liquid natural gas, new energies, chemicals and technology.

Kyoto Fusioneering

HIROSHIMA GAS

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Sales of liquefied natural gas.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Kanken Techno

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Kanken Techno engages in the sales and maintenance management of gas processing equipment for semiconductor.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Manual

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Manual specializes in oil and gas, petrochemical, power generation related to domestic and overseas plant construction fields.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Kanto Denka Kogyo

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Kanto Denka Kogyo is a manufacturer of chemicals, special gas and battery materials.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Tanaka Ai

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Tanaka Ai provides domestic sale and import/export of chemicals for the chemical industry.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Sato Special Oil

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Sato Special Oil makes and sells chemicals such as lube oil, metal processing oils, special processing oils, greases, and other chemicals.

Kyoto Fusioneering

Toho Acetylene

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Toho Acetylene produces various types of gases such as dissolved acetylene, oxygen, nitrogen, and liquefied petroleum gases.

Written by Mark Fitz

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