A critical stakeholder analysis of the Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline (TAGP) network

Sovacool, Benjamin K (2010) A critical stakeholder analysis of the Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline (TAGP) network. Land Use Policy, 27 (3). pp. 788-797. ISSN 0264-8377

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Abstract

This article uses research interviews, field research, and critical stakeholder analysis to identify the relevant actors and institutions involved in the Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline (TAGP) Network, a proposed multibillion dollar energy project in Southeast Asia. Based on more than 100 interviews at government institutions, multilateral development banks, universities, consulting firms, energy companies, and nongovernmental organizations, along with field research in Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand, the article traces the interests, resources, and agendas involved with TAGP stakeholders. The article finds points of conflict between stakeholders as well as motivations for convergence and cooperation. The article provides insight into whether private interests will trump the public good potential of the TAGP, and also critically questions the efficacy of multilateral coordination on energy issues within Southeast Asia.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Depositing User: Benjamin Sovacool
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2015 14:51
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2016 10:32
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/58198
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