INPEX Commences Exploratory Drilling Offshore Shimane and Yamaguchi Prefectures in Japan

Source Press Release
Company Inpex Corporation 
Tags Production/Development, Exploration, Upstream Activities
Date May 06, 2022

INPEX has announced that it commenced exploratory drilling operations offshore Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures in Japan on May 5, 2022 after carrying out preparation work through INPEX Sanin Offshore Development Co., a subsidiary tasked with conducting exploration and development operations.

The Project involves conducting exploratory drilling surveys at a location approx. 130 kms northwest of Shimane Prefecture and approx. 150 kms north of Yamaguchi Prefecture. In the future, INPEX plans to carry out a detailed analysis and evaluation of the data obtained from the Project and determine the extent of oil and natural gas deposits at the drilling location.

INPEX will prioritize safety throughout the execution of the Project while calling on the understanding and cooperation of the local communities.

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