Road Warrior Journal
Over the past ten years, we’ve heard about the economic growth of the Asian Tigers, in particular India and China. Seeing them in person can magnify one’s appreciation of the scale of the growth and dynamism in the region.
Earlier this month I visited three of the less-heralded countries in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Each is building a thriving economy around the availability of local oil and gas reserves. The purpose of my trip was to meet with energy companies that are undertaking major capital projects to expand their oil and gas exploration, petrochemical refining and power generation capabilities.
Thailand presented a most interesting scenario. A country of 65 million people with a proud history, it boasts the second-best quality of life in Southeast Asia. In recent years, the Thai economy has moved from being supported by tourism to being more driven by Continue reading