Nanohana Gas Pipeline

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Nanohana Gas Pipeline also known as "Rape Blossoms Pipeline"[1] is a proposed natural gas pipeline in Japan.[2]


The pipeline runs from Futtsu LNG Terminal, Futtsu, Chiba prefecture, to the Anegasaki thermal power plant (TPP), Ichihara prefecture.

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Project details

  • Operator: Nanohana Pipeline Company
  • Parent company: Keiyo Gas 50%; Otaki Gas 50%
  • Length: 30 kilometers[1]
  • Status: Shelved
  • Start year: 2022[1]
  • Cost: 20 billion yen


Construction was expected to begin in 2019, and the 20 billion yen pipeline was scheduled to come online in 2022.[2]

As of September 2021, there was no evidence that construction on the pipeline had begun for over two years since initial reporting on it, so it is currently considered shelved.

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hiroshi Hashimoto LNG Review May 2018 Gas group, Fossil Fuels and Electric Power Industry Unit, June 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Two Japanese Gas Firms Establish Pipeline Venture, Newsbase, May 16, 2018

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