SHOWA SHELL SEKIYU K.K. is a Japan-based oil company. The Company operates in three business segments. The Petroleum segment is engaged in the development and refinement of oil, the manufacture of oil and petrochemical products, the transportation, storage and handling of crude oil and petroleum products, as well as the sale of gasoline, kerosene, gas oil, fuel oil, asphalt, lubricant and chemicals. The Energy Solution segment provides solar cell modules and electricity. The Others segment is engaged in the lease of real estates, the construction work, the sale of automobile related products, leasing of equipments, property and casualty insurance agency business and dispersed power businesses. As of December 31, 2014, the Company had 31 subsidiaries and 12 associated companies.