Kashiwazaki City Gas and Water Utilities Bureau has stopped its gas supply to its approximately 34,000 customers due to its damaged infrastructures by the earthquake occurred in the morning on 16th July 2007.

Upon request of The Japan Gas Association, Shizuoka Gas Co., Ltd. ( Seigo Iwasaki, the president) has sent its aid group to Kashiwazaki City on 18th and 19th July. The aid group consists of 27 members including its group companies and business counterparts. The group will mainly be engaged in gas pipeline repair.