Analysis: Trans-ASEAN gas projects losing relevance amid the fast-paced LNG growth

Not a purely Malaysian item, but since some of our longdistance pipelines were meant to be part of the network, it’s interesting.

Dateline 2018-11-07, S&P Global:

An ambitious project to link Southeast Asia with a network of natural gas pipelines is losing relevance to a much faster build-out of LNG import terminals as the region leans increasingly towards seaborne supplies.

The Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline was first conceived in the 1980s to boost the region’s energy security using Southeast Asia’s own prolific gas reserves, but was slow to progress like most politically driven large-scale energy projects.

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