Is TAP(I) Still an Option
Download
1 / 15

Is TAP(I) Still an Option An Afghan Prospective By: Nasir A. Andisha - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Is TAP(I) Still an Option An Afghan Prospective By: Nasir A. Andisha Asian Development Bank Study Background TAP officially began 30 May 2002 steering committee of the ministers of oil and gas (Mines) from the three countries

Related searches for Is TAP(I) Still an Option An Afghan Prospective By: Nasir A. Andisha

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha

Download Presentation

Is TAP(I) Still an Option An Afghan Prospective By: Nasir A. Andisha

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Is TAP(I) Still an Option

An Afghan Prospective

By: Nasir A. Andisha


Asian Development Bank Study


Background

  • TAP officially began 30 May 2002

  • steering committee of the ministers of oil and gas (Mines) from the three countries

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) as development partner and to grant regional technical assistance, 16th Sept.2002


ADB’s Role

  • Feasibility study, 2002- updated 2005

  • Risk mitigation and market study(Pak gas)

  • Security challenges, 2005 report by ADB

  • Framework and Model Agreements


PlayersProducer

  • Turkmenistan: limited export options

  • LNG not an option, build liquefaction facilities, ports and tankers, transit routs

  • Pipelines: Westward pipeline, complication of Caspian's offshore waters

  • TAP(I) Pipeline, foreseeable future option


Consumer IPakistan

  • Expected 6-7% GDP growth, can absorb the exported 30bm3/yr

  • Natural gas is 53% of energy mix natural

  • Gas production is expected to decline over the next 15-25 year period, while demand is expected to increase

  • TAP(I) and IPI competitive to LNG option

  • Pakistan Energy yearbook.2005


IndiaConsumer II

  • India GDP growth 9.4%

  • Increase in Natural Gas consumption 12.77bcm 1991 to 31.33bcm 2005-6

  • Focus on energy security policy (joins the project

  • End of this month)

  • Energy Security Division in the Ministry of External Affairs- India


Afghanistan High level political Commitment toward the Policy of Regional Coop.


National Priority projectsRegional Cooperation

  • Ring road- lowering transit time (regional Project)

  • Purchase and transit of Electricity (regional Project)

  • Counter Narcotics/Smuggling (regional Project)

  • TAP(I) Pipeline (regional Project)

  • ECT membership- Dec 08


Govt. AfghanistanResponsible Agencies

  • Ministry of Mines, focal point HoD in (StC)

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Newly established, Economic Cooperation Division, Directorate of Trade,Transit and Foreign Investment (StC member)

  • Secretariat of Afghanistan National Development Strategy & office of senior economic advisor for the President of IRA. (Supervisor)


TAP(I) in National Development Strategy

Project Description Current Status Bottlenecks Action Required


Challenges

  • The process of discussion too slow and dominated by regional politics

  • Turkmen commitment and status of reserves.

  • Deterioration of security along the proposed line.

  • ADB-$20M Security plan

  • Private sector interest

  • Shell, Indian private sector ?


Alternative Route

Green lines are electricity

Grids currently under cons

-traction


The momentum

  • Next Steering Committee Meeting 19 Nov

  • India’s official membership

  • India-Pakistan energy security needs

  • Central Asia-South Asia Regional Coop


Thank you

  • Sources:

  • www.mfa.gov.af

  • www.ands.gov.af

  • www.adb.orghttp://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/Pakistan/Background.html

  • http://petroleum.nic.in


ad
  • Login