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Project Director

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), Japan

 Junji Morinaga graduated from the University of Tokyo (Dept. of Resources Development, Faculty of Engineering)and started his career at Sumitomo Metal Mining for development of Hishikari Gold Mine as a mining engineer. Junji moved to Marubeni Corporation and developed his career in various coal project developments such as Hail Creek, Coppabella in QLD, Australia and Grande Cache Coal, Pine Valley in Canada as a Senior Project Manager. Junji was also involved in Brown Coal Upgrading projects in VIC, Australia and Sumatra, Indonesia and Underground Coal Gasification project in Vietnam.


Junji joined JOGMEC in 2015 as aProject Director and has been involved in various projects such as Bio Coal Briquette project in Tete, Mozambique and Coal Upgrading project in Indonesia.