Thailand working to liberalise its energy sector

By Staff reporter 13 March 2017

Thailand is in the process of liberalising its energy sector, with private companies now allowed to be involved in CNG stations, LNG imports, gas pipeline operations, gas transport and LNG sales, according to the Bangkok Post.

These sectors are set to attract significant investment over the coming years, but it will be difficult for policymakers to ensure competition remains fair.

The government considers private involvement in the energy sector necessary because of the huge investment and technology required to meet the country’s future energy challenges.


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