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Asia's energy transition will take multiple paths

Addressing energy poverty critical for drive to lower-carbon future

| Southeast Asia
A liquefied natural gas terminal in Tianjin, China, in December 2020: Natural gas can enable countries to decarbonize their energy mix today.   © VCG/Getty Images

Nigel Hearne is chairman of the Asia Natural Gas and Energy Association and president for Eurasia-Pacific exploration and production at Chevron.

The energy crisis unfolding in Europe and spreading to Asia and other nations around the world due to the Ukraine war has been grabbing headlines for weeks. But there is another energy crisis that is not being reported on a daily basis.

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