The session reviews the new KPMG study Exploring Opportunities in the Energy Value Chain in Asia Pacific - Singapore as a Gateway to the Region. The study highlight 9 key opportunities in the region and discusses Singapore’s relative strengths and weaknesses in the Asia Pacific context.
Pek Hak Bin, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, along with Tim Rockell, Director of the Global Energy Institute, both from KPMG in Singapore, will give an overview of these nine opportunities listed below.
- Unconventional Gas;
- Arbitration Hub and Liaison Centre;
- Tax Policies;
- LNG Pricing Mechanism;
- Energy Financing;
- Research and Development;
- Storage Capacity;
- Creation of a National Oil and Gas Company; and
Sharad Somani, Partner, Corporate Finance and Asia Pacific Power & Utilities Leader, and Gordon Lawson, Partner, Corporate Tax, both from KPMG in Singapore, will delve deeper into the Asia Pacific energy finance landscape, sharing on the region’s energy financing options and the various government incentives, such as tax breaks and grants, prevalent today.