ASEAN Petroleum Security Agreement : sealed or leaking?
Koh, Collin Swee Lean
Date of Issue2009
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The ASEAN Petroleum Security Agreement signed recently in Thailand marks a milestone for ensuring regional energy securiy by including a provision for voluntary oil stockpiles. However, mandatory, as opposed to voluntary, oil stockpiling could better serve the medium- and long-term energy security needs of ASEAN.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science::Political institutions::Asia
RSIS Commentaries ; 028/09