External Awards

出光興産, DFF Inc.


Award/ Commendation Winner Organizer Date Description
Science and Technology Promotion Award - Reiwa 2nd Year Technology & Engineering Center High Pressure Institute of Japan May 29, 2020 The award-winning paper "Safety Factor Table for Partial Corrotion Management" was co-authored with four people from outside the company. The table can simply determine fracture occurrence probability of a corroded pressure-resistant part as reflected in "metal loss assessment for pressure equipment based on reliability".
出光興産, DFF Inc.


Award/ Commendation Winner Organizer Date Description
Japan Petroleum Institute Award for Distinguished Service Itaru Matsuhiro, (CEO Assistant) Japan Petroleum Institute (JPI) May 28, 2019 Outstanding achievements in the development of Japan Petroleum Institute for six years.
Chunichi Shimbun Advertising Grand Prize Best Award in Sport Category PR article “Show Your Splendid Work Like Manga Chunichi Shimbun        Co., Ltd. June 14, 2019 Moto GP rider Takaaki Nakagami’s fighting spirit is well represented through manga-like interview article.
Dentsu Advertising Awards Gold Prize in the Category of Enterprises and Public Sector II TV commercial “My Father’s Job” Advertising Dentsu Award Council July 1, 2019 The commercial depicts a boy’s point of view of his father who works far away in Vietnam to support Nghi Son Refinery construction for a better energy security in the region.
Japanese Spring Conference for the Technology of Plasticity 2019
Encouragement Award for Excellent Paper
Lubricants Research Laboratory
Tomoaki Okano
The Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity June 7-9, 2019 The theme of the award-winning paper was “Development of Cold Forging Oil Using the Phase Transition Behavior of Lubricants.
Best HR Leader in Greater China – HR Excellence Award 2019 Tsai Senior Manager - Idemitsu Electronic Materials (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. China Human Capital Forum 2019 September 5, 2019 A prestigious award by Greater China Human Resources Management for Chinese HR professionals and companies worldwide.
Fire Service Merit Award Nagasaki Oil Terminal Government of Nagasaki City January 7, 2020 Awarded for being proactively and steadily conducting firefighting activities (disaster drills and preventions) in cooperation with local residents.
出光興産, DFF Inc.