Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. provides gas, electricity, and other energy products and services in Japan and internationally. It operates through four segments: Domestic Energy/Gas, Domestic Energy/Electricity, International Energy, and Life & Business Solutions. The Domestic Energy/Gas segment engages in the design, construction, etc. of various plants related to gas, environmental conservation, and others; sale of gas appliances, and housing equipment and appliances; maintenance checks on gas equipment and appliances, and checks on gas meters, as well as collection of gas bills and others; and leasing, installment payments assistance, insurance agency, and others. This segment is also involved in the gas piping works; sale and construction of energy facilities and equipment, heating system supplies, and others; temporary staffing and call center operation activities; and provision of various research and consulting services. The Domestic Energy/Electricity segment supplies electric power. It generates and sells electricity from natural gas-fired thermal power plants, as well as wind, biomass, and solar resources. The International Energy segment engages in leasing LNG tankers; the development and investment of petroleum and natural gas; investment relating to energy supply business; and procurement and sale of LNG. The Life & Business Solutions segment manufactures and sells fine materials, carbon material products, activated carbon, wood protective coatings, absorbent functional materials, and resin additives; develops, leases, manages, and sells real estate properties; and develops software products and provides computer-based data processing services. This segment is also involved in the management and contracted operation of sports facilities and others. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.