Shin Tokyo Gas Pipeline

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Shin Tokyo Gas Pipeline ( 新東京ライン ) is an operating natural gas pipeline in Japan.[1][2]


The pipeline runs from Joetsu, Niigata to Fujioka, Gunma Prefecture[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: INPEX
  • Parent Company: INPEX
  • Current Capacity:
  • Proposed Capacity:
  • Length: 132 miles / 213 kilometers[3]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1997


The pipeline was originally built between Joetsu, Niigata and Shinano, Nagano in 1997 and was extended in three phases: by 93 km to Karuizawa, Nagano in 2000; by 46 km to Tomioka, Gunma in 2007; and by 19 km to Fujioka, Gunma in 2012.[1][2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 “Shin Tokyo Line” (Natural Gas Pipeline) has been extended, INPEX, Dec. 19, 2012
  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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