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Energy & Environment Committee

MISSION

The Energy & Environment Committee provides a forum for AMCHAM member companies to discuss issues related to the energy business in Thailand and actively advocate for energy related policies, laws and regulations that increase competitiveness and promote the free market concept for the energy sector.

The Committee’s focus areas include: energy policy and regulatory changes (upstream, downstream, alternatives); Power Development Plan (PDP)/DMF Strategic Plan update; energy outlook (regional); third party access for energy infrastructure; safety and environmental issues.

2016 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

The Committee continued working with other committees to organize activities to meet key objectives. The committee kicked off with a planning session and then started with Thailand Gas Plan (2015-2036) by the Department of Mineral Fuels. The Thailand Gas Plan is part of the Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint (Power Development Plan, Energy Efficiency Development Plan, Alternative Energy Development Plan, Oil Plan and Gas Plan). Then, the committee co-hosted with the Food and Agribusiness committee for a plant visit to Univanich Palm Oil PCL, a pioneer in the Thailand palm oil industry, located in Krabi province. The palm oil is a raw material for B100 which is part of current automotive diesel fuel. The committee also co-hosted with the Travel and Tourism Committee a presentation on Generation Water- Real Problems, Real Solutions for Hotels & Beyond.

 
RESOURCES

AMCHAM Recommendations for Improving the Energy Sector (October 2015)

The Country Renewable Energy Roadmap (August 2010)

BOI Measures Update (March 2010)

Thailand Economic Outlook: Risks and Opportunities (June 2010)

ASEAN Clean Energy Trade & Technology Forum (Feb 2010)

 

COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP

Chair: Mongkolnimit Auacherdkul, Esso

Co-Chair: Pairoj Kaweeyanun, Chevron

Committee Coordinator: Khun Tookta