1. COMPANY SNIPPETS.............. 1

2. MAJOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES..............2

3. SALES DATA.............. 4 Table 1: Contact Energy Ltd.'s Sales by Business Segment (2014-2015) in NZ$ Millions for Integrated Energy, and Others.............. 4 Table 2: Contact Energy Ltd.'s Sales by Product Segment (2014-2015) in Percentage for Retail Electricity, Wholesale Electricity, LPG, Gas, Steam, and Others 5

3. MARKET OVERVIEW.............. 6 Electricity Market.............. 6 Table 3: Electricity Demand by Application Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Compressors, Fans, Mechanic Movement and Pumps..............6

Table 4: Electricity Demand by End Use Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Electronics, Heat, Light, Motors and Others..............7

Table 5: Electricity Demand by Sector Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Commercial, Industry and Others.............. 8

Table 6: Electricity Sales by Contract Type Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for General, Industrial, Residential, and Others 9

Table 7: Electricity Sales by Category in South Africa (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Commercial & Agriculture, Industry, International, Mining, Municipalities, Rail, and Residential.............. 10

Table 8: Electricity Usage Market by Segment in Australia (2015) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Value for National Electricity Market (NEM), North West Interconnected System (NWIS), Remote, and South-West Interconnected System (SWIS).............. 11 Table 9: Electricity Demand in Canada (2014) in Petajoules 12 Table 10: Electricity Supply in Canada (2014) in Megawatts 13 Table 11: Electricity Supply by Source in Canada (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Value for Biomass/Geothermal/Solar, Coal and Coke, Hydro/Tidal/Wave, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Oil, and Wind 14

Table 12: Electricity Demand by Division in Canada (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Value for Commercial, Industrial, Residential, and Transportation 15

Table 13: Electricity Market by Province in Canada (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Qu├ębec, and Saskatchewan 16

Table 14: Electricity Production by Fuel Type in China (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for Coal, Hydro and Others.............. 17

Table 15: Electricity Production by Fuel Type in India (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for Coal, DSL, Gas, Hydro, Nuclear, and RES..............18

Table 16: Electricity Demand by Segment in the UK (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Value for Domestic, Industry and Others.............. 19

Table 17: Electricity Market by Category in the US (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Partially Deregulated, and Regulated..............20

Natural Gas Market.............. 21 Table 18: Global Natural Gas Production by Country (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Algeria, Canada, China, Indonesia, Iran, Norway, Qatar, Russia Federation, Saudi Arabia, US, and Rest of World..............21

Table 19: Global Natural Gas Proved Reserves by Region (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for Africa, America, Asia-Pacific, Europe & Eurasia, Middle East, North America South & Central, and Russian Federation..............22

Table 20: Global Natural Gas Supply by Region (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for Africa, Asia, Europe, Former Soviet Union (FSU), Middle East, North America, and South America 23

Table 21: Natural Gas Demand by Region Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for Asia, Europe, Former Soviet Union (FSU), North America, and Others 24

Table 22: Natural Gas Production by Category (Deepwater, Shallow, and Ultra Deepwater) Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown for BG Group Plc, Eni S.p.A., Galp Energia SGPS SA (Galp), Repsol S.A., Royal Dutch Shell Plc., and Statoil ASA.............. 25

Table 23: Natural Gas Consumption by Region in China (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Volume for Central, Eastern, North Eastern, North Western, Northern, South Western and Southern..............26

Table 24: Natural Gas Consumption by Sector in China (2015) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Volume for Industry, Residential, Transport, and Others 27

Table 25: Natural Gas Demand by End Use Segment in China (2015) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Value for Distributed Energy Projects, Industrial and Commercial, Residential, Transportation, and Others 28

Table 26: Natural Gas Market by End Use in Colombia (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle (CNGV), Exports, Industrial, Petchems, Power, Refineries, and Wholesale..............29

Table 27: Natural Gas Demand by Sector in India (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Volume for City Gas, Industrial, Fertilizer, Power Generation, and Refinery 30

Table 28: Natural Gas Usage by Product Type in Indonesia (2015) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Volume for Fertilizer, Metal, Paper, Petrochemical, Power Generation, and Others.............. 31

Table 29: Natural Gas Output by Source in the US (2015) - Percentage share Breakdown by Volume for Alaska, Associated With Oil, Coalbed Methane, Non-Associated Offshore, Non-Associated Onshore, Shale Gas, and Tight Gas 32

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Market..............33 Table 30: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Market by Country Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales for China, Europe, India, Japan, Latin America, Middle East/ Africa, North America, and Rest of Asia 33

Table 31: Liquefied Natural Gas Demand by Region Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for China, India, Spain, United Kingdom, and Others 34

Table 32: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Shipping by Segment Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Value for Gas Buyers, Independent Shipping Companies, Integrated Project Gas Suppliers, and International Oil Companies 35

Table 33: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Fleet Market by Range Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for 120,000 - 150,000 Cbm, 150,000 - 200,000 Cbm, Over 200,000, and Under 120,000 Cbm.............. 36

Table 34: Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) Market by Shipyard Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., Samsung Heavy Industries, and Others..............37

4. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE.............. 38 Electricity Distributors..............38 Table 35: Market Shares of Leading Electricity Distributors in Romania (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for CEZ Vanzare S.A., E.ON Energie Romania S.A., Electrica Furnizare SA and Enel.............. 38

Electricity Retailing..............39 Table 36: Market Shares of Leading Electricity Retailing Companies in Australia (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for AGL Energy, Energy Australia, Origin Energy Limited and Others.............. 39

Table 37: Market Shares of Leading Electricity Retailing Companies in New Zealand (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Customers for Contact Energy Ltd., Genesis Energy Ltd., Meridian Energy Ltd., Mighty River Power Ltd., and Trustpower Ltd............... 40

Table 38: Market Shares of Leading Electricity Retailing Companies by Generation Capacity in New Zealand (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for Contact Energy Ltd., Genesis Energy Ltd., Meridian Energy Ltd., Mighty River Power Ltd., Trustpower Ltd. and Others 41

Table 39: Market Shares of Leading Electricity Retailing Companies by Generation Output in New Zealand (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for Contact Energy Ltd., Genesis Energy Ltd., Meridian Energy Ltd., Mighty River Power Ltd., Trustpower Ltd. and Others 42

Gas Retailing.............. 43 Table 40: Market Shares of Leading Gas Retailing Companies in Australia (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for AGL Energy, Energy Australia, Origin Energy Limited and Others.............. 43

Natural Gas Distributors..............44 Table 41: Market Shares of Leading Natural Gas Distribution Companies in Italy (2015) - Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for A2A Reti Gas S.p.A., Altro, Enel Distribuzione S.p.A., Hera Group, Iren S.p.A., Italgas S.p.A., and Others 44

Table 42: Market Shares of Leading Natural Gas Distribution Companies in Mexico (2015) - Percentage Breakdown by Value for Gas Natural SDG, S.A., GDF Suez S.A., Ienova, and Others 45

5. RECENT INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS..............46