US giant ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) has met with Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo to talk about the importance of a lower carbon future and ways that Indonesia can continue to access reliable and cost effective sources of energy.
Rumours have surfaced again about ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) potentially seeking to divest its Indonesia assets. ExxonMobil operates the giant Cepu Block, which is Indonesia’s largest producing oil project.
The Indonesian government is directing national oil company Pertamina to buy Shell’s (LON:SHEL) 35% equity in the proposed Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the Masela Block offshore Indonesia that is led by Japan’s Inpex (TYO:1605).
ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) and Pertamina, the state-owned energy company of Indonesia, have signed a joint study agreement to assess the potential for large-scale implementation of lower-emissions technologies, including carbon capture and storage (CCS), as well as hydrogen production.
Chevron (NYSE:CVX) and Pertamina will together explore potential business opportunities in geothermal, carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS), as well as hydrogen, in Indonesia, after signing an agreement in Washington.
Japanese engineering company JGC and Indonesia’s national energy company Pertamina said they will study prospective joint projects in the decarbonisation business field after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU).
The Indonesian government estimates that Southeast Asia’s largest economy will need investments of up to $25.2 billion to develop green hydrogen from 2031 to 2060. Significantly, state-backed Pertamina is looking to invest some $11 billion to help accelerate the clean energy transition, including hydrogen developments, over the next five years.
Specialist solar batteries supplied by Saft, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, are providing power continuity for Pertamina’s GG unmanned gas wellhead platform offshore Indonesia. The platform is operated by Pertamina Hulu Energi (PHE) ONWJ, Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company and produces around 40,000 barrels of oil per day.
Indonesian state energy company Pertamina is considering buying crude from Russia as it seeks oil for a newly revamped refinery, chief executive officer Nicke Widyawati said earlier this week, reported Reuters.
Indonesia’s national energy company Pertamina is seeking an advisor to farm-out its upstream assets in the southeast Asian nation. Significantly, the company is seeking to sell down interests in five upstream assets that it operates.
Japanese engineering company Chiyoda and Indonesian national oil company Pertamina will jointly study the development and application of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technology after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU).
Hyundai Engineering & Construction and partner Saipem will provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for Pertamina’s TPPI Olefin Complex project in Indonesia. Samsung Engineering and partner Technip have also signed a FEED contract for the same project.
One worker was killed in an accident last Thursday at the Rokan Block in Indonesia, operated by national oil company Pertamina. A subsidiary of the NOC, Pertamina Hulu Rokan (PHR), is aggressively trying to boost output at Indonesia’s second-largest oil producing block after taking over from previous operator Chevron in August.
Italy’s Eni (BIT:ENI) has shut down a well at its Merakes field in its East Sepinggan production-sharing contract (PSC) offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia, due to subsurface problems. This has triggered a production loss of about 60 million cubic feet per day, according to Indonesian upstream regulator SKK Migas.