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Japan contractors chase LNG terminal orders in fuel-thirsty Asia

JFE Engineering and Tokyo Gas line up deals in Indonesia and Bangladesh

An LNG plant in Banggai, Indonesia: The country has long been an exporter of the gas but is expected to require imports.   © Antara Foto via Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese energy companies are going after contracts to develop and run liquefied natural gas terminals in Asian markets.

JFE Engineering is set to participate in a project to run an LNG-receiving terminal in Indonesia. It will partner with a local company to invest more than 20 billion yen ($176 million) in the facility.

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