Tokyo Gas April Sales Slightly Down (Japan)
Total gas sales volume by Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. for the month of April 2013 came to about 1,213.348 million m3, almost equal (down 1.0%) to that in April 2012.
In the residential sector, volume totaled 329.16 million m3, down 11.5% from April 2012, due to higher two-month average temperature in March and April than that of last year.
In the business sector (consisting of commercial, public, and medical use), volume totaled 200.609 million m3, down 7.5% from April 2012, due to higher two-month average temperature in March and April than that of last year.
In the industrial sector, volume totaled 495.186 million m3, up 10.0% from last year, due to the development of new demands following the commencement of the new trunk lines and the increased demand for power generation.
Volume for wholesale supply to other gas companies totaled 188.392 million m3, up 1.2% from April 2012 due to increased demand of wholesale gas suppliers.
LNG World News Staff, May 17, 2013