Thailand Energy Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Energy & Utilities from The Report: Thailand 2017

At the centre of Thailand’s economic growth, the energy sector is using progressively diverse means to meet the continually increasing demand for energy sources. The country’s growing industrial capacity, ongoing urbanisation and organic population growth are all contributing to rising domestic energy intensity – a trend that policymakers have addressed in a recently unveiled power development...

Despite considerable geopolitical volatility, Thailand’s economy remains well diversified, stable and poised for expansion in 2017.

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For decades, the ongoing development of Thailand’s major oil and gas fields provided the country with a steadily increasing flow of energy. Strong demand, favourable geology and an attractive concession contracting system combined to create an environment that attracted considerable interest from major international oil companies, which in...

 

What changes must be made to Thailand’s power generation infrastructure to accommodate anticipated rises in demand?

 

What impact have recently depressed oil prices had on Thailand as a net energy importer, and what is your outlook on price stabilisation?

 

At the centre of Thailand’s economic growth, the energy sector is using progressively diverse means to meet the continually increasing demand for energy sources. The country’s growing industrial capacity, ongoing urbanisation and organic population growth are all contributing to rising domestic energy intensity – a trend that policymakers have...

 

The rise of Thailand’s industrial power base, along with ongoing urbanisation of the country’s population, has the government and power producers striving to stay a step ahead of consumers’ increasing appetite for electricity. Since 2002 electricity consumption has increased 55%, from 100,091 GWh to 182,847 GWh in 2016, according to data...

 

How are the promotion of efficiency and diversification advancing long-term energy security?