Total gas sales volume by Japan’s Tokyo Gas for the month of September 2013 came to about 1,038.153 million m3, up 1.4% from September 2012.
In the residential sector, volume totaled 116.091 million m3, up 1.7% from September 2012, while in the business sector (consisting of commercial, public, and medical use), volume totaled 247.06 million m3, down 1.8% from September 2012.
In the industrial sector, volume totaled 503.814 million m3, up 2.4% from September 2012, leading to the increased demand for power generation.
Volume for wholesale supply to other gas companies totaled 171.188 million m3, up 2.9% from September 2012, due to the increased demand of the other companies.
Gas sales volume in the first half of fiscal 2013 (April – September 2013) totaled about 6,570.837 million m3, up by 2.2 % from the same period in fiscal 2012.
LNG World News Staff, October 17, 2013; Image: Tokyo Gas