TOKYO, Aug 15 Kansai Electric Power and
Marubeni have delayed construction of a 1,300 megawatt
coal-fired power plant in northern Japan clouding the station's
future, amid a shift away from the most polluting fossil fuel.
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TOKYO/SINGAPORE An inexorable decline in spot market prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is pushing utilities in Japan to be more aggressive in price reviews built into traditional long-term contracts linked to oil prices, lawyers and analysts said.
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* Market well supplied, while demand uncertain
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TOKYO, Aug 1 Oil prices fell more than $1 on
Thursday, declining for the first time in six days, after the
U.S. Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a string of rate cuts
and Sino-U.S. trade talks ended without progress.
TOKYO, July 31 Oil prices rose for a fifth day
on Wednesday, buoyed by a bigger than expected drop in U.S.
inventories and as investors awaited a widely expected cut in
interest rates by the Federal Reserve, the first in more than 10
TOKYO Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it plans to decommission its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down after an earthquake and tsunami in 2011.
TOKYO JXTG Holdings, Japan's biggest oil refiner, said on Tuesday it plans to close a 115,000 barrel per day (bpd) Osaka refinery that it owns with PetroChina next year, amid falling demand for crude products in Japan.
TOKYO, July 17 Oil prices rose on Wednesday
after steep falls in the previous session, although U.S. crude
trailed gains for international benchmark Brent after U.S. crude
inventories fell less than expected.