Potential for Growth of Natural Gas as a Clean Energy Source in APEC Developing Economies, July 2006

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Potential for Growth of Natural Gas as a Clean Energy Source in APEC Developing Economies, July 2006

Publication Number

APEC#206-RE-01.3

Published Date

July 2006

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Energy(EWG)

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748

Pages

142

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Description

This report aims to be a reference tool for policymakers in APEC economies who are considering, or wishing to expand, natural gas as a clean energy fuel to meet their respective economy's growing energy needs.

  • Executive Summary
  • Recent Gas Development and Utilization in Industralized APEC Economies
  • Review of Natural Gas Reserves and Prospects for Gas Growth in Developing APEC Economies
  • The Competitivesess of Natural Has Versus Other Fuels
  • Review of the Evolution of the Global LNG Market
  • Economic and Environmental Conditions for Natural Gas to Become a Viable Energy Source
  • Issues, Information and Data Needs for Expansion of Natural Gas in the Power Generation and Industrial Sectors
  • Case Studies Involving the Power Generaiton and Industrial Sectors in Selected APEC Developing Economies
  • Policy Measures to Facilitate the Expansion of Natural Gas Use in Developing APEC Economies
  • Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Appendices