ENEOS | No.1 gas station in Japan with Orange signboard, Guided by Japanese webmaster !

This page is about ….

  • What is ‘ENEOS’ in Japan
  • History of ‘ENEOS’ in Japan
  • Social activities by ‘ENEOS’ in Japan
  • Brief comment by webmaster
This page is to help the people :

  • Who like Japan !
  • Who are interested in Japanese culture
  • Who want to enjoy staying in Japan !

In this page, I would like to introduce ‘ENEOS’ in Japan

You may get knowledge of ‘ENEOS’ in Japan, as well as Japanese have, after reading of this article. Have fun !


SHINTA+ / Japanese blog writer, born and raised in Japan, visited more than 20 countries, introducing Japanese culture to the world, with both domestic & international experiences.

What is ‘ENEOS’

‘ENEOS’ is a brand of gas station in Japan. We can see so many gas stations with ‘ENEOS’ brand all over Japan. A big orange signboard is trade mark of ‘ENEOS’, we can find it easily in the driving in Japanese street.

Bits of knowledge about ‘ENEOS’

  • No.1 brand of gas station in Japan
  • Operating more than 13,000 gas stations in Japan
  • The share in Japanese market is approx 50%
  • Orange signboard is trademark of ‘ENEOS’
  • Hydrogen and Electricity are also by ‘ENEOS’ brand

We see ‘ENEOS’ gas stations everywhere in Japan !

History of ‘ENEOS’

quotation source : https://www.eneos.co.jp/consumer/ss/enejet/

‘ENEOS’ brand was established in 2001, in the integration of two brands ‘Nisseki’ and ‘Mitsubishi’. In progress of aging society, competition in gas industry is getting hot. As a result, many of brands are integrated into ‘ENEOS’.

History of ‘ENEOS’

  • In 2001, ‘ENEOS’ was established
  • In 2008, ‘STORK’ brand was combined to ‘ENEOS’
  • In 2010, ‘JOMO’ brand was unified to ‘ENEOS’
  • In 2017, ‘ESSO’, Mobile are joined to ‘ENEOS’
  • In 2017, ‘GENERAL’ is joined to ‘ENEOS’

Various Brands of gas stations were unified to ‘ENEOS’ !

Activities by ‘ENEOS’

quotation source : https://www.eneos.co.jp/company/enegori/

‘ENEOS’ is making various activities. So the brand name, ‘ENEOS’ is well known to Japanese people, not only to the drivers, but also to the non-drivers. ‘ENEOS’ is very popular from children to elders in Japan.

‘ENEOS’ other than gas station

  • Character, ’ ENEGORI’ is popular
  • Official sponsor of TOKYO 2020 Olympic
  • Baseball team in non-professional league
  • Women basketball in non-professional league

‘ENEOS’ supported energy of Olympic Fire in Tokyo 2020 !


In the end, I would like to summarize the points of this article as follows

What is ‘ENEOS’ in Japan

  • Largest gas station chain in Japan
  • Established in 2001
  • Various Gas Stations unified into ‘ENEOS’
  • More than 13,000 stations in Japan


That’s all today.
How was the content today ?

ENEOS is a very famous brand in Japan, especially for the drivers. In my living area, there are many ENEOS in the street. I actually make refueling at ENEOS. This brand is king of gas station in Japan.


Thank you very much for your reading today and see you again !