Investing.com – Japan equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Mining, Shipbuilding and Chemical, Petroleum & Plastic sectors propelled shares lower. At the...
Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Transport, Transportation Equipment and Communication sectors propelled shares higher. At the...
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. provides gas, electricity, and other energy products and services in Japan and internationally. It operates through four segments: Domestic Energy/Gas, Domestic Energy/Electricity, International Energy, and Life & Business Solutions. The Domestic Energy/Gas segment manufactures, supplies, sells, and maintains gas; engages in the gas piping works, call center operation, temporary staffing, various research and consulting, engineering and construction, leasing, installment payments assistance, energy service, and other activities, as well as insurance agency business; operates and maintains LNG terminals and power plants; supplies heat; and generates, sells, and maintains electricity. This segment also sells liquefied nitrogen, liquefied oxygen, and liquefied argon; gas appliances, and housing equipment and appliances; LNG and LPG; and others. The Domestic Energy/Electricity segment supplies electric power. It generates and sells electricity from natural gas, wind, biomass, and solar resources. The International Energy segment engages in the LNG transport; development and investment of petroleum and natural gas; investment relating to energy supply business; and energy supply business. The Life & Business Solutions segment manufactures and sells fine materials, carbon material products, activated carbon, wood protective coatings, absorbent functional materials, and resin additives; develops, leases, manages, and sells real estate properties; develops software products; and provides computer-based data processing services. This segment is also involved in the operation, management, and maintenance of buildings and facilities, and others. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.