Tokyo Gas

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Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Native name
東京瓦斯株式会社
Tōkyō Gasu Kabushiki-gaisha
Public (K.K.)
Traded asTYO: 9531
Nikkei 225 Component
IndustryEnergy
FoundedOctober 1, 1885
Headquarters,
Area served
Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Yamanashi, Nagano
ServicesProduction, supply and sale of city gas
Supply and sale of gas appliances, and related construction
Construction for supply of city gas
Energy services
Supply of electricity
RevenueIncrease ¥1,535,242 million (FY 2011)
Increase ¥122,451 million (FY2011)
Increase ¥95,467 million (FY2011)
Total assetsIncrease ¥1,829,661 million (FY2011)
Number of employees
16,832 (2013)
Websitetokyo-gas.co.jp

Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (東京瓦斯株式会社, Tōkyō Gasu Kabushiki-gaisha, TYO: 9531), founded in 1885, is the primary provider of natural gas to the main cities of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Yamanashi, and Nagano. As of 2012, Tokyo Gas is the largest natural gas utility in Japan.

The Tokyo Gas head office

Timeline[edit]

  • October 1, 1885, Tokyo Gas was founded by Shibusawa Eiichi and Asano Sōichirō by acquiring business of Tokyo Prefecture Gas Bureau.
  • 1912, Tokyo Gas merged with Chiyoda Gas.
  • 1913, Tokyo Gas merged with Kawasaki Gas.
  • 1944, Tokyo Gas acquired business of Yokohama City Gas Bureau.
  • May 2016, Tokyo Gas merged with Chiba Gas, Tsukuba Gakuen Gas Corporation, and Miho Gas.

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