Laos and fossil gas
Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) had an average GDP growth rate of 7.12% during 2000 - 2019. The average GDP growth rate is forecasted to be 5.62% between 2021 - 2025.
Hydropower dominates the power sector, accounting for 85% of power generation in 2015.
In a Lao PDR Energy Outlook 2020 Report, electricity generation is forecasted to reach 70 TWh by 2040, from 17 TWh in 2015, at an average annual growth rate of 5.8%. Approximately 53% of the electricity generated is exported to Thailand. 
Natural Gas Demand
As of 2021, there is no natural gas consumption in Laos.
Key Demand Drivers
Projection of Demand Growth
Natural Gas Supply
As of 2021, there is no indigenous natural gas production in Laos.