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Power/Water/New Energy Business

Power and Water Business

Partner Location
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority(ADWEA)
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company(TAQA)
Marubeni Corporation
BTU, Inc.
Power Tech Corporation
Taweelah/UAE
Summary
In 2005, in the Taweelah region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (80 km northeast of Abu Dhabi city), JGC, together with other sponsors, acquired a power generation and desalination complex with an original capacity of 1,000MW and 45,000 tons of water per day. JGC expanded its capacity by adding another complex on the site with a 1,000MW combined-cycle power generation facility and another desalination facility with a capacity of 30,000 tons of water per day, for a total capacity of 2,000MW and 75,000 tons of water. The new complex, which was completed in 2008, contains cutting-edge high-efficiency combined cycle power generation facilities which place a lighter burden on the environment.

Power and Water Business

Partner Location
Marubeni Corporation
ACWA Power International, Inc.
Rabigh/Saudi Arabia
Summary
From June 2008, in the Rabigh region on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia, JGC has been operation a power and water plant (capacity 360 MW, 5,580 tons/hour of water, 1,230 tons/hour of steam) associated with the world's largest petroleum refining and petrochemicals complex. The complex was jointly developed by Sumitomo Chemical and the Saudi Arabian state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco.

Power and Water Business

Partner Location
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority(ADWEA)
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company(TAQA)
Marubeni Corporation
Taweelah/UAE
Summary
Since 2008, JGC has been involved in power and water business in the Taweelah region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The facilities include a 710 MW power generation plant and a desalination plant with a throughput of 23,000 tons of water per day. The power generation facilities employ a combined cycle using high-efficiency gas turbins, for a light environmental load and optimal use of energy.

Cogeneration Business

Partner Location
Marubeni Corporation
Aljomaih Holding Co.,
Saudi State-Owned Oil Company(Saudi Aramco)
3 Sites (Abqaiq, Hawiyah, Ras Tanura)/Saudi Arabia
Summary
In order to boost energy efficiency at three of its oil and gas complexes in Eastern Saudi Arabia, in Abqaiq, Hawiyah, and Ras Tanura, the state-owned oil company of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco contracted JGC, Marubeni and Aljomaih Energy and Water to build and operate efficient cogeneration plants generating a total of approximately 900MW of power and 1,500 tons of steam per hour for 20 years.

Thernal Power Plant Operation and Maintenance

Partner Location
Algeria's state-owned utility company (SONELGAZ)
DOGEX Oman
2 sites (El Tarf and
Ain Tenmouchent)/Algeria
Summary
JGC will be providing through a joint venture company with SONELGAZ and SOGEX Oman, a 20-year package of operation and mentenance services to two 1,200MW thermal power plants in Algeria, in the eastern province of El Tarf and the western province of Ain Tenmouchent. The plants commenced commercial operation from 2012 and 2013 respectively. JGC is involved in operation and maintenance services starting at the commissioning phase in 2011.

Solar Thermal Power Generation

Partner Location
Abengoa Solar Cordoba/Spain
Summary
In the Cordoba Region of southern Spain, JGC operates two commercial solar thermal power plants that sell power to the Spanish grid. The plants, each of which has a capacity of 50MW (100MW in total), started operation in 2012. This is the first commercial solar thermal power project invested in by a Japanese company. Solar thermal power generation uses mirrors to concentrate heat from sunlight, then use the heat to create steam that can drive a turbine and generate electricity. Solar thermal power is drawing interest worldwide as a sustainable energy source, since it uses essentially no fossil fuels, and thus, generates almost no greenhouse gas emissions. By investing in sustainable energy, JGC hopes to make its own contribution to cutting down on green house gas emissions and mitigating global warming.

Mega-Solar Power Generation Business

Developer Location
Developed by JGC Oita/Japan
Summary
Since 2013, JGC has been operating a mega-scale solar power plant in Oita City, Oita Prefecture, Japan. The plant covers roughly 35 hectares, and consists of 114,000 solar panels, with a total generation capacity of 26MW. This is the first mega solar photovoltaic power business in Japan to be funded under a project finance scheme.

Mega-Solar Power Generation Business

Developer Location
Developed by JGC Chiba/Japan
Summary
JGC is going to operate a mega-scale solar power plant in Kamogawa City, Chiba Prefecture which is under construction now. Located in a mountainous region, the plant covers roughly 36 hectares and consists of 130,000 solar panels with a total generation capacity of 31MW. This is the first project JGC performs entirely on its own under an integrated investment/EPC model. JGC takes charge of all project duties from the planning stages all the way through to development, construction, and operation.

Seawater Desalination Business

Partner Location
Hyflux Tiajin/China
Summary
In partnership with Singapore's Hyflux, JGC is involved in a seawater desalination business in China's Tiajin Municipality. The desalination plant is one of the largest in China, providing 100,000 tons of fresh water per day to a nearby chemical complex. The plant uses state-of-art energy recovering technology, and also incorporates technology to turn the brine collected from the seawater into usable salts, making use of what would otherwise be a waste product.

Investment in Swing Corporation, an Integrated Water Engineeing Company

Partner Location
EBARA CORPORATION (EBARA)
Mitsubishi Corporation
Japan
Summary
Swing Corporation has integrated engineering expertise in the water business, combining the water engineering know-how and maintenance management experience of Ebara Corporation, the global network and management abilities of Mitsubishi Corporation, and the global engineering project management experience of JGC, to provide solutions to worldwide water issues, and contribute to the water business through water infrastructure, supply and purification.

Investment in TRILITY, a Water Utility in Australia

Partner Location
Mitsubishi Corporation
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
Australia
Summary
TRILITY provides a wide variety of water-related services, including not only water supply and sewage collection, but also seawater desalination, water reclamation, and industrial wastewater processing. It supplies water to three million people, or 13% of Australia’s population.
Drawing on previous experience with EPC, operation, and maintenance services for water-related facilities, through TRILITY, JGC will now be providing a wide range of integrated water management solutions to the people and industry.

Low-Rank Coal Upgrading Slurry Fuel Business

Partner Location
Sinarmas Group West Java/Indonesia
Summary
JGC Coal Fuel, a.k.a. JCF®, is the coal slurry fuel made from low-rank coal by means of upgrading and slurrification technology. It is attracting attention as an alternative fuel for power plants and industrial boilers, in place of oil or natural gas. Interested potential users and partners can visit the JCF demonstration plant with a production capacity of 10,000-t per year, to observe production and boiler combustion of JCF®. JGC aims to start commercial production by 2016.
Technical Information Catalog

Environmental Conservation

Water Purification Pilot Project

Partner Location
CECEP Jiangsu/China
Summary
In October of 2008, JGC began a pilot project for purifying the water of Lake Tai in China’s Jiangsu province. The lake had been experiencing rapid deterioration in water quality due to pollution. The pilot project was a great success. Inside of three weeks, using ozone-based technology, JGC purified lake water, which had been given the lowest possible water-quality ranking, into water suitable for drinking.
Detail

Water Purification Pilot Project

Partner Location
NEDO
CECEP
Yunnan/China
Summary
Between 2009 and 2012, through a cooperative development business model between the Japanese and Chinese governments, JGC conducted demonstration research for the purpose of building a water quality improvement system and promotion for Dianchi Lake in China’s Yunnan province, one of the most polluted lakes in China. The water purification facilities included two purifiers, each with a processing capacity of 300m3/hour. The volume of purified water totaled between 5 and 15 million cubic meters per year, and successfully met the equivalent of level III on China’s groundwater rating scale (water fit for drinking.)

Sewage Sludge into Fuel – Facilities Construction Project

Client Location
Osaka Municipal Construction Bureau etc Osaka/Japan
Summary
In JGC’s proprietary sewage sludge-to-fuel conversion system, the sludge is first dried, significantly reducing its weight and volume. Next, the dried sludge is converted into a high-value biomass fuel or feedstock with a water content of 10%. Low-level waste heat can be used as a heat source for the drying process. In Japan, JGC has constructed seven sludge-to-fuel facilities attached to cement plants and sewage sludge melting plants, and continues to perform operations and maintenance services for a portion of them.
Detail

Sewage Sludge Melting Plant Construction Project

Client Location
Osaka Municipal Construction Bureau etc Osaka/Japan
Summary
JGC has received a contract from the City of Osaka to construct a sewage sludge melting plant, including facilities for sludge supply, drying, melting, and heat reclamation. JGC will not only take charge of EPC work for the project, but will also conduct operations and maintenance work once the plant is complete.
Detail

LNG production projects using coke oven gas

Partner Location
ACRE Shandong/China
Summary
Together with the Chinese company ACRE, JGC has received a contract to provide a technology of LNG production from coke oven gas (COG) to a coke manufacturer in China’s Shandong province. JGC has experience with this technology in Japan, but this is our first application of the technology in China. China generates ten million tons of unused COG per year. By converting this gas into LNG and municipal gas (SNG), a former waste product can be used for energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and greatly contributing to meeting the rising demand for natural gas.

Catalyst Business

Partner Location
-- China
Summary
Coal-fired power plants are one of the main sources of pollution from nitrogen oxides (NOx), which cause photochemical smog. JGC’s subsidiary JCG Catalysts and Chemicals has developed honeycomb structure NOx Removal catalysts, which effectively separate NOx from harmless nitrogen and water when reacted with exhaust smoke. JGC Catalysts and Chemicals has since marketed this new technology in Europe, the USA, Korea and China, and now 60% of the NOx Removal catalysts produced worldwide are manufactured using JGC’s technology. Our subsidiary in China is working to further expand business through catalyst feedstock procurement and supply to new licensees of the production technology.
JGC C&C (external link)

Catalyst Business

Partner Location
-- Japan
Summary
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are not only a source of noxious odors, but also create PM2.5 when they react with sunlight. Because of this, the governments of many countries such as China are embarking on strict VOCs regulation. JGC Group company, Nikki-Universal manufactures various kinds of catalysts. One of their portfolios, oxidation catalysts destroy VOCs effectively in the air by the oxidation reaction. These catalysts are in widespread use in Japan and overseas.
Nikki-Universal Co., Ltd. (external link)

Catalyst Business

Partner Location
-- Japan
Summary
Sulfur contained in gasoline and kerosene is a significant contributor to sulfur oxide (SOx) pollution in the atmosphere, which causes acid rain. In response to tighter environmental regulations, JGC worked on developing desulfurization process technology for oil refineries, and has since performed engineering and construction work for many ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD) plants. The necessary catalysts for the desulfurization process were developed and manufactured by JGC Group company JGC Catalysts and Chemicals, and they have been evaluated highly by many oil companies in Japan and overseas.
Detail JGC C&C (external link)

CDM Business

Partner Location
Zhejiang Juhua Co., Ltd.
Marubeni Corporation
Daioh Construction Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang/China
Summary
In Quzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, JGC conducted a business to capture and decompose HFC23, a greenhouse gas, emitted from a chlorofluorocarbon substitute factory owned by Zhejiang Juhua Co., Ltd and to acquire carbon credits. This was the first CDM project between China and Japan, and over the course of 7 years it has achieved emissions reductions equivalent to 40 million tons of CO2, making a large contribution toward mitigating global warning and meeting Japan’s emissions reduction obligations.

CDM Business

Partner Location
Elion Jidong Cement Co., Ltd. China
Summary
In the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, in partnership with Inner Mongolia Elion Jidong Cement Co., Ltd, JGC developed the world’s first CDM project based around a new technology for alternative feedstock for cement production. This CDM project uses carbide residue (calcium hydroxide) left over from vinyl chloride production as a feedstock for cement production, instead of the conventional limestone (calcium carbonate). This process not only enables leftover carbide residues to be put to good use, but the CO2 emissions released during the process are replaced with water vapor, meaning that the entire factory could make substantial cuts in its carbon emissions.
Detail

CDM Business

Partner Location
Huaibei Mining (Group) Co., Ltd. Anhui/China
Summary
In September 2008, JGC registered with the United Nations a CDM business undertaken in China’s Anhui Province in partnership with Huaibei Mining (Group) Co., Ltd, involving the construction of power generation facilities using waste heat from a cement plant. This marked the second CDM project undertaken by JGC. JGC achieved emissions reduction of 22,000 tons of CO2 per year and acquired equivalent carbon credit.

CCS Project

Client Location
BP
Sonatrach
Statoil
In Salah/Algeria
Summary
JGC performed engineering and construction services for a natural gas processing plant in Algeria’s In Salah region owned by Sonatrach, BP and Statoil. The plant started commercial operation in 2004. As an environmental measure, the CO2 contained in the feed gas was not released into the atmosphere, but rather a total of 1 million tons of CO2 per year were compressed and injected underground for storage. JGC constructed a facility to compress and inject the CO2 2000 meters underground, into the peripheral layer of the gas field itself.

CCS Project

Client Location
the Gorgon Joint Venture Barrow Island/Australia
Summary
On Barrow Island in northwestern Australia, JGC is conducting engineering, procurement and construction manage (EPC) work for a large-scale LNG project owned by the Gorgon Joint Venture, in which Chevron is a partner. This LNG project includes a plan for the world’s largest carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility, which will compress a yearly average of 3 million tons of CO2 contained in the feed gas and re-inject it underground. JGC is contributing to making this landmark facility a reality.

CCS Project

Client Location
INPEX CORPORATION Niigata/Japan
Summary
In partnership with the German company BASF, JGC has developed and commercialized a new process technology for CO2 capture and storage, called HiPACT®. HiPACT® is a technology for recovering CO2 from natural gas and synthesis gas with high pressure, which can help to greatly reduce the energy and the cost of underground storage of CO2. To demonstrate the applicability of the new technology to commercial facilities, JGC partnered with INPEX Corporation to install a demonstration version of the technology at INPEX’s Koshijihara plant in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture. Operations began in August 2010. HiPACT® technology was used to recovery CO2 from the actual natural gas processed at the plant, on a scale of 40,000 tons per year.

Oil & Gas Field Development

Oil and Gas Development Business

Partner Location
Chesapeake Texas/USA
Summary
In 2011, we acquired a 10% stake in shale oil assets in Eagle Ford, Texas, USA through our wholly-owned subsidiary JGC Energy Development (USA) Inc. This marked the first entry by a Japanese company into the shale oil development and production business. Currently, we are supporting the operator, Chesapeake Exploration, on smooth development, and production continues to increase.

Gas Field Development Business

Partner Location
PetroQuest Louisiana/USA
Summary
In 2011, JGC acquired a 9.5% stake in a drilling region on wetlands in Vermilion County, Louisiana, USA through our wholly-owned subsidiary JGC Energy Development (USA) Inc., and began our first foray into the conventional resources business by drilling exploratory wells. In the same year, the first exploratory well yielded discovery of a gas layer suitable for commercial production. Production began in 2012. In 2012, we drilled a second exploratory well, followed by a third well in 2013, and all wells are currently in stable production.

Gas Field Development Business

Partner Location
Petrobras
INPEX CORPORATION
Diavas
the Burgos region/Mexico
Summary
In 2004, JGC ventured into the natural resources development business by becoming an equity partner in Teikoku Oil de Burgos S.A. de C.V. (TOB), a development company founded by Teikoku Oil co., Ltd. (now INPEX Corporation) for gas development in the Burgos region of northeastern Mexico. The development business is led by the PTD consortium of which JGC is an equity partner through TOB and PTD is under contract to provide natural gas development service to the Mexican state-owned oil company PEMEX. PTD consists of Brazil's Petrobras, Mexico's Diavaz, and TOB, which JGC supports as an equity-holding partner.

Shale Gas Development Business

Partner Location
Nexen, Inc.
INPEX CORPORATION
British Columbia/Canada
Summary
In 2012, through INPEX Gas British Columbia Ltd. a subsidiary company established jointly by INPEX Corporation and JGC, JGC acquired a 40% participating interest in the Horn River, Cordova, and Liard shale gas projects from Nexen Inc. (Nexen), a Canadian exploration and production company. The Horn River, Cordova and Liard basins are located in the northeast corner of British Columbia, about 1000 km north-northwest of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Horn River area comprises 366 km2, the Cordova area 333 km2, and the Liard area 517 km2. Currently, JGC is supporting operator Nexen as drilling, development and production continue in each basin.

Infrastructure & Urban Development Business

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Initiative Feasibility Study

Partner Location
-- Maharashtra/India
Summary
JGC is currently conducting a feasibility study for the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Initiative, the purpose of which is to create a “comprehensive, environmentally-friendly urban development (smart community)” in Shendra, Maharashtra, India. This project aims to support economic growth in local municipalities through distributed, low-carbon, environmentally-friendly urban development, including elements such as a smart grid, environmentally-friendly water supply, waste disposal, and transit systems.

Integrated Industrial City Development

Partner Location
Ascendas
IREO
Mizuho Bank,Ltd.
Chennai/India
Summary
Fifty kilometers south of Chennai, the largest commercial and industrial hub in southern India, JGC is developing a 5.86 km2 area into an integrated industrial city, “One Hub Chennai,” which will include industrial, commercial, and residential areas. Infrastructure development in One Hub Chennai began in 2013, and participating companies began factory construction. When completed, it will be a one-stop industrial park of high caliber, with convenient access and full infrastructure support.
Ascendas(external link)

Integrated Industrial City Development

Partner Location
Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Development & Investment Group Co., Ltd.
MITSUI & CO., LTD.
Chongqing/China
Summary
The Chongqing Liangjiang New Area was officially established as the first nationally recognized new development area in inland China, symbolizing the birth of the new center of western China’s economic growth where automobile and electronics manufacturers continue to multiply. In February of 2013, JGC formed a joint venture company with the government of Chongqing Municipality and Mitsui & Co. to conduct integrated industrial urban development for a Japan-China cooperative industrial park, called Yulin Business Park, on a 3.26 square-kilometer area in the district.
Project Introduction Video Project Introduction Site(external link)

Medical & Welfare Facilities

Hospital Management Business

Featured Project

Client Location
Tokyo Tokyo/Japan
Summary
JGC has been providing an integrated management service for Tokyo Metropolitan Matsuzawa Hospital as the first Private Finance Initiative (PFI) hospital management project undertaken by an engineering company in Japan. JGC manages a hospital complex with 890 beds, providing services such as architectural design, construction, facility maintenance, administration, distribution of supplies, meal services, and procurement of medical devices.

New Business

Agricultural Facilities Business

Partner Location
Energo Impulse plus OOO
Dougin Dosanko No.3 Investment Limited Partnership
Khabarovsk/Russia
Summary
In Khabarovsk, Russia, JGC is currently constructing a factory for greenhouse cultivation of vegetables, and simultaneously promoting a business for the production and sale of the vegetables grown at the facility. In Russia, consumer concern for the quality and safety of agricultural products is increasing, but a shortage of greenhouse agricultural facilities, particularly in the Far East region of the country, means that high-quality local vegetables are in short supply outside of the summer season. To address this, JGC has constructed a facility adapted to the local environment, to enable Japanese-style cultivation with a high emphasis on quality, providing consumers with local produce year-round. By offering solutions tailored to local needs, JGC is beginning to expand into agribusiness on a global scale.