India's 21-day coronavirus led lockdown: energy sector in turmoil

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India entered a 21-day lockdown starting 25 March to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Life has come to a standstill. Industries and businesses have been forced to shutdown. Only absolutely essential services remain active. Energy demand has already reduced by a massive 30%. The impact has been widespread and recovery will be slow. Every commodity has been hit and supply chains disrupted. The energy sector's options are limited. We take a look at how all this impacts energy sector and related commodities' demand and supply.

Table of contents

    • What does the 21-day lockdown mean?
    • What remains operational?
    • What has been the impact on power demand?
    • What does this slowdown in power generation and industrial production mean for coal demand and supply?
    • Do you anticipate any impact on the renewables?
    • Gas and LNG demand was robust until mid-March, how has the situation changed?
    • How hard will oil products and fuel demand be hit?
    • With fuels demand set to crash, how are refining companies responding?
    • What options are left with domestic exploration and production companies?
    • What more should the industry worry about post 14 April?

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This report includes 3 images and tables including:

  • Decline in demand compared y-o-y
  • Decline in generation since 22 Mar compared w-o-w
  • Oil demand expected to decline in the short term

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