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January 13, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Project With Saudis Planned: Saudi Arabia and Japan have agreed to set up a joint venture to build refineries in both countries, Japanese Minister of International Trade and Industry Kozo Watanabe announced. The refining agreement, which has been rumored for months, was finalized during discussions between Watanabe and Oil Minister Hisham Nazer.
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January 13, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Project With Saudis Planned: Saudi Arabia and Japan have agreed to set up a joint venture to build refineries in both countries, Japanese Minister of International Trade and Industry Kozo Watanabe announced. The refining agreement, which has been rumored for months, was finalized during discussions between Watanabe and Oil Minister Hisham Nazer.
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December 24, 1987 | From Reuters
Half a century before John D. Rockefeller struck oil, Shigetaka Nakano's ancestors were paying taxes on their crude oil to Japan's warlords. Nakano, 61, lives in the palatial style of his samurai forebears and carries on the family tradition of drilling for oil, the last individual Japanese to hold title to his own oil fields. Japan imports 99.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1987 | From Reuters
Half a century before John D. Rockefeller struck oil, Shigetaka Nakano's ancestors were paying taxes on their crude oil to Japan's warlords. Nakano, 61, lives in the palatial style of his samurai forebears and carries on the family tradition of drilling for oil, the last individual Japanese to hold title to his own oil fields. Japan imports 99.
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February 6, 1995 | ANN CONWAY
It was a double-orchid corsage and a triple-tier birthday cake for commercial developer Betty Hutton Williams of Villa Park last week. Supporters of the Discovery Science Center paid tribute to Williams on her 82nd birthday during a dinner at the Sutton Place Hotel in Newport Beach.
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May 23, 1996 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While the television cameras rolled, a nervous young Japanese gas station attendant got his 15 minutes of fame when he installed a Monroe shock absorber onto a Nissan Bluebird sedan. For that and other reasons, Japan's service stations will never be the same. The event, which took place at a JOMO station in suburban Tokyo, marked the first major inroad by a U.S. company into the Japan's replacement auto parts market since the implementation last summer of controversial U.S.-Japan trade accords.
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