Iwafune-Oki Pipeline

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Iwafune-Oki Pipeline is an operating oil and natural gas 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
  • Current Capacity: Gas: 23 million cubic feet per day; Oil: 2,500 barrels per day
  • Proposed Capacity:
  • Length: 13 miles / 21 kilometers[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1990


The pipeline carries both oil and gas. It is owned and operated by JAPEX.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Iwafune-Oki Project, JAPEX, accessed September 2018
  2. JAPEX Niigata organizational website, accessed Dec. 2019

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