On September 24, 2013, Mr. Kawano Hirobumi, President of Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), Japanese state run company, announced that the joint project between JOGMEC and INK in Eastern Siberia (INK-Zapad) had moved to a new stage after joining of ITOCHU Corporation and INPEX CORPORATION, two major Japanese private companies, to the project as shareholders of JASSOC, which is a subsidiary of JOGMEC holding 49% in INK-Zapad (full text of the press-release is available at www.jogmec.go.jp).
INK would like to express appreciation to JOGMEC for the contribution that it has made to the joint project. We also welcome our new partners and hope that our cooperation in INK-Zapad will be fruitful and mutually beneficial.
Russia-Japan JV INK-Zapad was incorporated by JASSOC (49%) and INK (51%) in 2009 in order to conduct geological study, explore and produce hydrocarbons at Bolshetirsky and West-Yaraktinsky license blocks located in Irkutsk region. In 2012, INK-Zapad registered reserves in three fields within these blocks.
Company Name: ITOCHU Corporation.
Company Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan.
Representative: Masahiro Okafuji, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Company Name: INPEX CORPORATION.
Company Headquarters: Japan, Tokyo.
Representative: Toshiaki Kitamura, Representative Director, President & CEO.
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