Crude oil production in Japan is very few. 687,526 kL of oil was produced in 2013. But it was less than 1% volume of the total yearly oil consumption in Japan. Approximately 60% of Japan-made oil is produced in Niigata prefecture.
Table: Crude oil production in Japan (unit: kL)
|of which in Niigata||485,505||443,324||436,018||439,293||412,620|
|percentage of Niigata||52.7%||50.8%||52.4%||55.3%||60.0%|
Natural gas production is also few in Japan. 3 billion m3 of natural gas were extracted in 2013. It amounted to 3% of the total yearly natural gas consumption in Japan. Again, Niigata is a major producer of natural gas.
Table: Natural gas production in Japan (unit: 1000m3)
|of which in Niigata||2,462,651||2,296,085||2,266,996||2,348,031||2,253,907|
|percentage of Niigata||69.60%||67.60%||68.70%||71.70%||75.20%|
Source is Niigata Prefectural Government.