Share Data

The number of shares issued, distribution of shares, number of shareholders and details on major shareholders.

(As of March 31, 2019)

Share Data

Authorized Shares
Common shares * 3,600,000,000  
Special class share 1  
Total Number of Shareholders and Issued Shares
Common shares 32,946 shareholders 1,462,323,600 shares *
Special class share * 1 shareholder *
(Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry)
1 share


  • *The Company's Articles of Incorporation stipulate that certain major corporate decisions require a resolution by the holder of the special class share in addition to the approval of the shareholders' meeting or Board of Directors.

Shareholding by Shareholder Type*1

  1. *1Shareholding ratios are for all issued and outstanding shares
  1. *2Excludes one special class share

Major Shareholders (Common Shares)

Name Number of Shares Holding (%)
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry* 276,922,800 18.96
Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. 106,893,200 7.32
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 74,165,700 5.08
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 62,179,097 4.26
JXTG Holdings, Inc. 43,810,800 3.00
Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. 30,924,000 2.12
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 9) 22,985,700 1.57
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 5) 21,379,700 1.46
The Bank of New York Mellon 140051 19,440,200 1.33
  • *Percentage of total shares are for all issued and outstanding shares.
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