Iwafune-Oki Oil Pipeline

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Iwafune-Oki Oil Pipeline is an operating oil pipeline in Japan.[1]


The pipeline runs from undersea beds to the Iwafune-Oki Terminal, which is located 4km offshore from the mouth of the Tainai River, Tainai City, Niigata Prefecture. The exact route is unknown.[1]

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Project details

  • Operator: JAPEX
  • Parent company: JAPEX
  • Capacity: 2,500 barrels per day
  • Length: 13 miles / 21 kilometers[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year: 1990


The field is a source for both oil and natural gas, and this pipeline runs in parallel with the Iwafune-Oki Gas Pipeline. The infrastructure is owned and operated by JAPEX.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Iwafune-Oki Project, JAPEX, accessed Sep. 6, 2021.
  2. JAPEX Niigata Field, JAPEX, accessed Sep. 6, 2021.

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