JGOMEC Seeks a Stable Supply of Natural Resorces for Japan
JOGMEC's Activities

Oil and Natural Gas

  • Financial Assistance

    JOGMEC provides equity capital finance to Japanese private companies to enable them to carry out exploration and development of oil and natural gas, and also provides liability guarantees for loans taken out by these companies.

  • Technology Development and Technical Support

    JOGMEC carries out E&P technology development and provides technical support to Japanese E&P companies as the technology & research center of Japan.

  • Gathering/Providing Information

    JOGMEC gathers, analyzes and supplies data concerning oil and gas information.

  • Geological Surveys

    JOGMEC conducts geological and geophysical surveys domestically and overseas to provide acquired data to Japanese Government and E&P companies and overseas national oil companies.

Metals

  • Financial Assistance

    We carry out financing for metal resources exploration businesses ofprivate companies, and also act as a debt guarantor when a companytakes out a loan.

  • Technology Development and Technical Support

    We carry out development of technology concerning exploration work for metal resources, technologyfor extracting metals from ores, andrecycling technology.

  • Gathering/Providing Information

    In order to complement and support the metal resources development activities of private companies, we collect, analyze, and offermining-related information.

  • Geological Surveys

    We actively provide support to private companies that are engaged in initial exploration activities for metal resources overseas.

Coal

  • Financial Assistance

    JOGMEC supports Japanese companies’ exploration activities by providing equity capital. In addition, at the development stage, JOGMEC supports Japanese companies’ smooth fund-raising by providing liability guarantees to funds borrowed from financial institutions.

  • Technical Demonstration and Technical Support

    JOGMEC also makes such contributions by transferring technologies for coal mining and safety to coal-producing countries and by building multi-layered cooperative relationships with such countries.

  • Collecting/Providing Information

    JOGMEC collects and provides up-to-date information, related to trends in coal-producing countries, resource development companies, and technology development.

  • Geological Surveys and Support for Surveys

    JOGMEC carries out geological surveys related to initial exploration activities by Japanese companies. JOGMEC also conducts joint surveys with government agencies of coal-producing countries etc.

Geothermal

  • Support for Geothermal Resource Surveys

    JOGMEC supports high-risk initial-stage surveys for promising geothermal resources including geological surveys. geophysical surveys and drilling surveys.

  • Support for Environment-Friendly Resource Development

    JOGMEC contributes to promote the environmentally friendly development of geothermal resources by supporting activities to reduce the environmental load.

  • Financial Assistance

    JOGMEC supports Japanese companies’ exploration activities by providing equity capital. In addition, at the development stage, JOGMEC supports Japanese companies’ smooth fund-raising by providing liability guarantees to funds borrowed from financial institutions.

  • Collecting/Providing Information

    JOGMEC collects and provides up-to-date information, including technical trends and useful data in Japan and overseas.

Stockpiling

  • Petroleum and Liquefied Petroleum Gas

    JOGMEC manages Japan’s stockpiling of oil, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and rare metals, including the construction of national LPG stockpiling bases.

  • Metals

    We are implementing national stockpiling of rare metals which are indispensable to Japan’s industry, thereby contributing to the stability of industrial activities.

Mine Pollution Control

  • The Technology and Research Center(en)
  • JOGMEC Techno Forum 2013(en)
  • GTL(en)