Throughout the 19th century, the early in the development of the oil industry is slow, for a long time oil only be used for fuel oil lamp. In 1885, the germans gottlieb Daimler made the first gasoline engine, the following year and produced the first car with petrol driven. In 1893, and the other a German Rudolf diesel made from a four-stroke engine, namely the first diesel engine in the world. Oil as a fuel position is more and more salient.
Japan's oil company (Nipponoil) was founded in 1888, is one of the earliest private oil company in Japan. The company set up period, during the Meiji restoration after the period of industrialization, from the early development of the company it is not hard to see Japan's oil industry started
Now Japan's energy completely rely on imports, and on the import of oil transit, 80% of the line pass through China. That Mr Abe is a little bit sleepless nights, both in terms of cooperation with the United States, or from several visit to Russia, Mr Abe can see Mr Abe really anxious mood. Now in the United States was clay idol across the river, and Saudi Arabia break for Japan is panic. 750 billion U.S. government debt of Saudi Arabia has let old beauty no longer dare to reply. And in order to be able to fight for the Chinese oil market in the mouth from Russia, Saudi Arabia at no cost to consider various cooperation with China. Economic cooperation has played a piece of hot, of course, in the face of Japan, Saudi Arabia and keep a certain distance. To Japan's oil supply and transportation is to see China.