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Gas Market Outlook in Thailand, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Aug 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 94 Pages


This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Thailand. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Thailand. The report compares the investment environment in Thailand with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Thailand together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

  • Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
  • Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage facilities in Thailand for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Thailand.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Thailands energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Thailand including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
  • Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.
Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the countrys energy market. 
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data. 
  • Assess your competitors major natural gas assets and their performance.
  • Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events. 
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.
Table Of Contents

1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 8

2 Thailand Energy Sector 9
2.1 Thailand Energy Sector, Market Overview 9
2.2 Thailand Energy Sector, Natural Gas 10
2.2.1 Thailand Natural Gas, Overview 10
2.2.2 Thailand Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 10
2.2.3 Thailand Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 16
2.2.4 Thailand Natural Gas, Infrastructure 17

3 Thailand Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 18
3.1 Introduction 18
3.2 The Overall Ranking 18
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 18
3.3.1 Maximum Government Take Index 20
3.3.2 Maximum State Participation 20
3.4 Gas Sector Performance 21
3.4.1 Exploration Activity 23
3.4.2 Gas Production 24
3.4.3 Gas Reserves 24
3.4.4 Gas Consumption 24
3.5 Economic Performance 25
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 26
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 26
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 26
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 27
3.6.1 Democracy Index 28
3.6.2 Governance Index 28

4 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector 29
4.1 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 29
4.1.1 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 29
4.1.2 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 29
4.2 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 30
4.2.1 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 30
4.2.2 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type 31
4.2.3 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 32
4.2.4 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 33
4.2.5 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production 34
4.3 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 35
4.3.1 Thailand Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production 35
4.4 Thailand Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 36
4.4.1 Thailand Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 36
4.4.2 Thailand Exploration And Production Sector, Planned Natural Gas Asset Details 37
4.5 Thailand Exploration And Production Sector, Major Gas Discoveries 37
4.5.1 Thailand Exploration And Production Sector, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 37
4.5.2 Thailand Exploration And Production Sector, Gas Discovery Details 39
4.6 Thailand Exploration And Production Sector, Recent Discoveries 39
4.6.1 Apr 14, 2010: Coastal Energy Finds Oil In Gulf Of Thailand 39
4.7 Thailand Exploration And Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 40
4.7.1 Jun 30, 2010: Carnarvon Petroleum Provides Thailand Production Update 40
4.7.2 Jun 21, 2010: Coastal Energy Announces Results Of First Three Bua Ban Development Wells 41
4.7.3 May 11, 2010: Salamander Energy Completes Drilling Last Phase Of Bualuang Development In Gulf Of Thailand 42
4.7.4 May 05, 2010: Coastal Energy Announces Results Of Benjarong A-02 Exploration Well In Gulf Of Thailand 42
4.7.5 Apr 15, 2010: Carnarvon Petroleum Provides Updates On Thailand Operations 43
4.7.6 Apr 08, 2010: Salamander Energy Updates On Phu Kheng-1 Well At Block L27/43 In Khorat Basin, Thailand 44

5 Thailand FPSO Industry 45
5.1 Thailand FPSO Industry, FPSO Capacity Details by Vessel 45
5.2 Thailand FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications 45

6 Thailand Pipeline Sector 46
6.1 Thailand Pipeline Sector, Key Data 46
6.2 Thailand Pipeline Sector, An Overview 46
6.3 Thailand Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 46
6.4 ThailandPipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 47

7 Profile of Chevron Corporation 48
7.1 Chevron Corporation, Key Information 48
7.2 Chevron Corporation, Company Overview 48
7.3 Chevron Corporation, Business Description 48
7.3.1 Business Overview 48
7.3.2 Chemicals 49
7.3.3 Downstream 49
7.3.4 Others 51
7.3.5 Upstream Segment 52
7.4 Chevron Corporation, SWOT Analysis 54
7.4.1 Overview 54
7.4.2 Chevron Corporation Strengths 55
7.4.3 Chevron Corporation Weaknesses 56
7.4.4 Chevron Corporation Opportunities 57
7.4.5 Chevron Corporation Threats 58

8 Profile of PTT Exploration and Production PCL 60
8.1 PTT Exploration and Production PCL, Key Information 60
8.2 PTT Exploration and Production PCL, Company Overview 60
8.3 PTT Exploration and Production PCL, Business Description 60
8.3.1 Business Overview 60
8.3.2 Exploration and Production 61
8.3.3 Others 62
8.3.4 Pipeline 63
8.4 PTT Exploration and Production PCL, SWOT Analysis 63
8.4.1 Overview 63
8.4.2 PTT Exploration and Production PCL Strengths 64
8.4.3 PTT Exploration and Production PCL Weaknesses 65
8.4.4 PTT Exploration and Production PCL Opportunities 65
8.4.5 PTT Exploration and Production PCL Threats 66

9 Profile of Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. 67
9.1 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd., Key Information 67
9.2 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd., Company Overview 67
9.3 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd., Business Description 67
9.3.1 Business Overview 67
9.4 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd., SWOT Analysis 69
9.4.1 Overview 69
9.4.2 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. Strengths 69
9.4.3 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. Weaknesses 70
9.4.4 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. Opportunities 70
9.4.5 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. Threats 71

10 Financial Deals Landscape 73
10.1 Detailed Deal Summary 73
10.1.1 Acquisition 73
10.1.2 Asset Transactions 74

11 Recent Developments 76
11.1 License Awards 76
11.1.1 Feb 26, 2010: Carnarvon Petroleum Secures L52/50 And L53/50 Concessions In Surat Thani Province, Onshore Thailand 76
11.1.2 Feb 26, 2010: Yanchang Petroleum Secures Exploration Rights For Natural Gas Block In Khorat Basin, Thailand 76
11.2 Strategy and Business Expansion 76
11.2.1 Jun 18, 2010: PTTEP Establishes New Subsidiary 76
11.2.2 Feb 26, 2010: Yanchang Petroleum To Explore Oil And Gas In Thailand 77
11.3 Other Significant Developments 77
11.3.1 Jul 29, 2010: Carnarvon Petroleum Provides Thailand Operations Update 77
11.3.2 Jul 12, 2010: Coastal Energy Announces Gulf Of Thailand Operations Update 78
11.3.3 Jun 30, 2010: Carnarvon Petroleum Provides Thailand Operations Update 79
11.3.4 Jun 29, 2010: Pan Orient Energy Provides Update On Thailand Operations 82
11.3.5 May 21, 2010: Carnarvon Petroleum Provides Thailand Operations Update 84
11.3.6 May 19, 2010: Pan Orient Energy Provides Thailand Operations Update 87
11.3.7 Apr 21, 2010: Chevron's Platong 2 Gas Project Set For Start-Up In 2012 87
11.3.8 Apr 08, 2010: Coastal Energy Announces Operational Update 88
11.3.9 Mar 30, 2010: Pan Orient Energy 2009 Year-End Thailand Reserves Update 88

12 Appendix 91
12.1 Methodology 91
12.1.1 Coverage 91
12.1.2 Secondary Research 92
12.1.3 Primary Research 92
12.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 93
12.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 93
12.2 Contact Us 93
12.3 About GlobalData 93
12.4 Disclaimer 94

List of Table


Table 1: Thailand, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 11
Table 2: Thailand, Historic and Forecast Imports of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 13
Table 3: Thailand, Historic Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 15
Table 4: South Asia, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 18
Table 5: South Asia, Investment Benchmarking, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, July 2010 19
Table 6: South Asia, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, July 2010 21
Table 7: South Asia, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 25
Table 8: South Asia, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 25
Table 9: South Asia, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 27
Table 10: South Asia, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 27
Table 11: Thailand, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 29
Table 12: Thailand, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002- 2009 30
Table 13: Thailand, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 31
Table 14: Thailand, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002- 2009 32
Table 15: Thailand, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002- 2009 33
Table 16: Thailand, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 34
Table 17: Thailand, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 35
Table 18: Thailand, Active Gas Field Asset Details 36
Table 19: Thailand, Planned Gas Field Asset Details 37
Table 20: Thailand, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 37
Table 21: Thailand, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 39
Table 22: Thailand FPSO Industry, FPSO Gas Production Capacities, 2009 45
Table 23: Thailand FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications, 2009 45
Table 24: Thailand, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 46
Table 25: Thailand, Natural Gas Pipeline Length By Company (Km), 2009 46
Table 26: Thailand, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 47
Table 27: Chevron Corporation, Key Facts 48
Table 28: Chevron Corporation, SWOT Analysis 55
Table 29: PTT Exploration and Production PCL, Key Facts 60
Table 30: PTT Exploration and Production PCL, SWOT Analysis 63
Table 31: Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd., Key Facts 67
Table 32: UBG Acquires Pearl Thailand From Pearl Energy 73
Table 33: Salamander Energy Enters Into Farm-Out Agreement With Origin Energy 74
Table 34: AWEL Plans To Farm-out A Part Of Its Interest In Oil And Gas Assets 75



List of Chart


Figure 1: Thailand, Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 9
Figure 2: Thailand, Natural Gas Production And Consumption, Billion Cubic Feet, 1996-2020 12
Figure 3: Thailand, Natural Gas Imports, Billion Cubic Feet, 1996-2020 14
Figure 4: Thailand, Natural Gas Reserves, Billion Cubic Feet, 1996-2009 16
Figure 5: South Asia, Country Standings, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, July 2010 20
Figure 6: South Asia, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 22
Figure 7: South Asia, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, July 2010 23
Figure 8: South Asia, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 24
Figure 9: South Asia, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 26
Figure 10: South Asia, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 28
Figure 11: Thailand, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 29
Figure 12: Thailand, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002- 2009 30
Figure 13: Thailand, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 31
Figure 14: Thailand, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, by Company (MMcf), 2002-2009 33
Figure 15: Thailand, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2009 34
Figure 16: Thailand, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 38

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