Energy / Natural Resources Business

Marubeni’s Natural Resources Business (Metals & Mineral / Energy Resources)

  • Copper Business:
    Marubeni’s Equity Copper — 150 kilo tons/year (one of the top copper producers among Japanese companies)
  • Coal Business:
    Marubeni’s Equity Coal — 7 million tons/year
  • Oil and Gas Business:
    FY2017/3 results: 28 kilo boe/day
  • Qatar LNG project:
    Marubeni has continued to provide a stable supply to Japan — 6 million tons/year.
  • Equatorial Guinea:
    LNG
  • Australia:
    Jellinbah Coal Mine
  • Chile:
    Centinela Copper Mines
  • Canada:
    Allouette Aluminum Refinery
  • The Gulf of Mexico(U.S.A):
    Floating Production Platform

Recent Major Activities

Roy Hill Iron Ore Project in Australia

Acquisition of interests of Roy Hill Iron Ore Project (March 30, 2012)

Signing of Finance for Roy Hill Iron Ore Project (March 28, 2013)

Signing of Project Finance Agreements for the Roy Hill Iron Ore Project in Australia (March 24, 2014)

Progress of the Roy Hill Iron Ore Project in Australia (June 19, 2014)

First shipment from the Roy Hill Iron Ore Project in Australia (December 10, 2015)

  • Marubeni has acquired interest in the Roy Hill Iron Ore Project, which anticipates the largest capacity for a single iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of West Australia.
  • The construction have progressed very well and some parts, including dredging work at the port, have already been completed.

Project Outline

Mineral Resources : 2,323 million tons
Ownership : Marubeni 15%
Start of production : Scheduled in 2015
Production capacity : 55 million tons / year

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