Main Business Activities
- Upstream and Integrated Gas
- Other support activities
Shell has been active in Japan’s energy industry for more than 100 years. In 2018, there were two Shell entities in Japan. Shell Japan Ltd. (SJL), has an LNG marketing and New Energies business, as well as new business development activities and Projects & Technology. Shell Chemicals Japan Ltd. (SCJL) had operated the chemicals business for more than 50 years but was divested in 2018.
Country Financial Analysis
The loss before tax includes the loss on sale of the chemicals business in SCJL as well as profits on the LNG marketing and New Energies businesses.
Almost all the tax paid is in respect of the chemicals business and includes the final 2017 corporate income tax paid in 2018.