Discussion: Construction of a South Asian Energy Pipelines Network
9 Pages Posted: 8 Jan 2019
Date Written: December 24, 2018
Due to a fast growing labor force and large economic base, more and more areas are getting industrialized in South Asia. Many new and bigger cities are coming up. For anything to grow, energy is needed. More so, if the growth is rapid. All of these factors raise the South Asian region's hunger for energy.
For better utilization of resources, it needs to be ensured that procurement and transport of energy is done efficiently and in an inexpensive manner. Not only energy but materials like water, condensate, solids like coal, iron ore etc. for industries need to be transported from one place to another in an efficient and economical way if South Asia is to prosper. This paper looks into the various aspects of constructing Energy Pipelines Networks for South Asia.
Keywords: energy, south asia, pipelines
JEL Classification: F51, H54, L9, N70, N75, O18
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