Nihongi Pipeline

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Nihongi Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline in Japan.[1]


The pipeline runs from Kubikiku (上越市(頚城区)) to Nakagoku, Fujisawa (上越市(中郷区)), Joetsu, Niigata, Japan.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: INPEX
  • Parent Company: INPEX
  • Current Capacity:
  • Proposed Capacity:
  • Length: 23 miles / 38 kilometers[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1959[3]


The pipeline is 250 mm in diameter.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. INPEX Plans for Construction of Natural Gas Pipeline (Shin Oumi Line) News Release, May 23, 2006
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kazuo Yamamoto Natural gas pipeline between the japan sea and the pacific ocean connected with natural gas field and LNG receiving terminal in japan Journal of the Japanese Association for Petroleum technologies, Jan 21, 2008
  3. 主要幹線パイプライン一覧 Wayback Machine, archived July 11, 2017, accessed Dec. 4, 2019

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