Thu. Apr 11th, 2024

DR. VEERAPAT KIATFUENGFOO DEPUTY PERMANENT SECRETARY, MINISTER OF ENERGY, KINGDOM OF THAILAND INAUGURATES FUTURE ENERGY ASIA AND FUTURE MOBILITY ASIA IN BANGKOK.

Bangkok, Thailand, 17 May 2023 – Today, Dr. Veerapat Kiatfuengfoo Deputy Permanent Secretary, Minister of Energy Kingdom of Thailand opened Future Energy Asia and Future Mobility Asia in Bangkok, calling on industry leaders to work together to harness the opportunities of the global energy transition.

Over the next three days, Future Energy Asia and Future Mobility Asia will welcome 18,000 visitors to hear from over 350 CEOs, policymakers, and technical experts about the critical trends, challenges and opportunities shaping the energy and mobility sector today.

Taking place in Bangkok – a capital city at the centre of the fastest economic growth in the world and a driving force in Asia – Future Energy Asia and Future Mobility Asia will together be a vital platform to showcase the policies and priorities of a region critical to meeting global environmental targets.

Dr. Veerapat Kiatfuengfoo Deputy Permanent Secretary said:

“In Thailand, we are committed to be committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and net zero emission by 2065, but it is imperative that we translate our climate ambitions into concrete action.

“By facilitating collaborative business models and building new partnerships across the industry, Future Energy Asia will do just that: enabling businesses, innovators and policymakers to take an important step forward in addressing the energy trilemma regionally and globally.”

Dr. Veerapat Kiatfuengfoo Deputy Permanent Secretary

Prasong Intaranongpai, Senior Executive Vice President, Downstream Business Group Alignment, PTT, said:

At PTT, we have ambition to support Thailand to become a regional liquified natural gas hub. The complex challenge of transitioning to a low-carbon economy is not just an environmental imperative, it is also an economic opportunity. By embracing clean energy solutions, we can boost economic growth, as well as leading Thailand to new energy system era enhance energy security.”

“Future Energy Asia is a critical forum for us to outline our vision and to shape our plans in collaboration with our government and private sector partners.”

Prasong Intaranongpai, Senior Executive Vice President, Downstream Business Group Alignment, PTT

Thanasit Vichaipairojwong, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy Division, PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited

“Regarding the climate change agenda, we all need to speed up the emission reduction effort to tackle global climate issue. Energy transition will play a critical role to accelerate the low carbon world. PTTEP has set forth to reach Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050. To achieve this goal, we will continue to focus on expanding gas-weighted portfolio while pursuing new form of future energy with the implementation of numerous carbon emission reduction initiatives in order to preserve our global for next generations.”

Thanasit Vichaipairojwong, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy Division, PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited

Future Energy Asia will address topics from across the integrated energy value chain, including the enormous potential of alternative fuels such as Renewables, Hydrogen and LNG, the careful balance between energy security and wider net zero goals, and modernising transmissions and distribution grids.

Across the exhibition and in strategic and technical conference sessions, the events will help drive innovations that will forge new pathways in the transition to net zero and facilitate the building of partnerships that will bring the industry closer to making clean energy accessible, secure, and affordable for all.
The Strategic Summit sessions will include a keynote address on the future of LNG in Asia, a spotlight panel on the importance of regional partnerships to support the energy transition, a future grid panel on powering the smart grid revolution, and an energy leadership diversity spotlight on attracting and retaining talent.

Together, Future Energy Asia and Future Mobility Asia will provide the only integrated, diversified summit and innovations showcase for ASEAN’s Energy and Mobility transition and transformation missions.

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