Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is a global integrated business enterprise that develops and operates businesses across virtually every industry, including industrial finance, energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, and daily living essentials. MC’s current activities have expanded far beyond its traditional trading operations to include investments and business management in diverse fields including natural resources development, manufacturing of industrial goods, retail, new energy, infrastructure, finance and new technology-related businesses. With over 200 offices and subsidiaries in some 90 countries worldwide and a network of approximately 1,200 group companies, MC employs a multinational workforce of over 68,000 people.
The Energy Business Group of MC develops and invests oil and gas projects. It also deals in products related to crude oil, petroleum, LPG, LNG and carbon. The Energy Business Group has several key strategies: maintain and expand existing projects, particularly natural gas projects, and bring online new projects or ones under development; develop and strengthen E&P business; create new business models for tapping into globalization and growth markets; and strengthen MC's strategies and functions in support of these activities. While focusing on Japan, we intend to develop our businesses globally to capture demand in other Asian countries and emerging economies.