Gasoline Supplies Recover in the Kanto Region

March 22, 2011 11:24 PM

Latest update on gasoline supplies.

The shipping route to Utsunomiya by railroad has been restored. Consequently, the supply to Fukushima via Utsunomiya has increased significantly. The supply routes to Miyagi through Shiogama and to Morioka through Negishi via railroad have resumed as well. Aomori has received constant supplies from an oil tank facility in Niigata.
According to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the gasoline supply to the Kanto area has recovered to its normal level with the resumption of the JX Negishi refinery operations, the transfer of 50000 kiloliters from West Japan, and the increased dependence on existing gasoline stock.