JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration
President & Chief Executive Officer
Toshiya Nakahara is President and Chief Executive Officer of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration since 2022. Toshiya has been a member of the board of ENEOS Holdings, the parent company of JX Nippon and the largest refining and marketing company in Japan. Throughout his 40 years of carrier in the energy industry, he held a variety of executive assignments at ENEOS, including Chief Financial Controller in London and New York, and Senior Vice President responsible for ENEOS Corporate Planning and ESG strategies. In April 2021, he joined JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration, an upstream division of ENEOS Group, as an Executive Vice President to lead the company’s energy transition journey. JX Nippon is one of the first companies to operate a commercial scale CCUS project, the Petra Nova CCUS project in Texas, and is now committed to expand its CCUS capabilities and capacities to the Asian market.