HOKURIKU GAS CO., LTD. is a Japan-based gas provider. It has two business segments. The City Gas segment is involved in the manufacture, supply and sale of city gas, the operation of gas works, as well as the sale of gas equipment. The Others segment is involved in the sale of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and LPG equipment, the operation of LPG piping works, gas works and civil engineering works, the design, installation, maintenance, security and inspection of gas equipment, the sale, installation and meter reading of housing facilities and equipment, the leasing and management of buildings, the leasing of business equipment and vehicles, as well as the brokerage of real estate properties. As of March 31, 2014, the Company had nine subsidiaries and four associated companies.