India's market will become an increasingly important for energy exporters, coal, oil or LNG, as the global demand outlook looks to have another tough year in 2016. It will also be a big market for investments in non-conventional energy, following the ambitious goals it pledged during the United Nations Climate Change Conference. While India's energy market outlook remains robust, the market environment for energy companies operating in India has been poor. Many of them are struggling with falling margins, low prices and a slower pace of reform pace than hoped for. With almost all parts of the energy sector either tightly regulated or dominated by the government-owned companies, policy decisions and changes remains key to determine what 2016 holds for Indian energy.