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September 21, 2023

Tempo - September 21, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The government has inked an MoU between Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Arifin Tasrif and the Second Minister for Trade and Industry of Singap

Jakarta Globe - September 21, 2023

Jakarta – BP Berau Ltd (bp) and Kilang Pertamina Internasional, the subsidiary of the state-owned oil and gas firm, recently agreed to launch a study to assess the possibility of inject

Reuters - September 21, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's energy minister said on Thursday the government had made improvements in its oil and gas terms that would allow contractors to have equity shares of more than 50 p

September 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 19, 2023

Divya Karyza, Jakarta – Indonesia may see its nickel reserves depleted in less than two decades as a result of high annual production amid increased demand from smelting facilities, a s

September 18, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 18, 2023

Jakarta – After a long period without much progress, it now looks as though Indonesia is ready to move forward with plans to export solar power to neighboring Singapore.

September 15, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 15, 2023

Arie Firdaus (BenarNews), Jakarta – Residents of Cilegon, Banten province, have accused the World Bank Group of indirectly financing a project to expand a massive coal-fired power plant

The Epoch Times - September 15, 2023

Henry Jom – East Timorese Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is confident that a deal to finalise an agreement with Australia over the Greater Sunrise gas and oil project will be reached by e

September 14, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - September 14, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The meeting of Committee II of the Papua Regional Representative Council (DPD) resulted in the agreement on various aspects concerning the impact of mining giant Freepo

Reuters - September 14, 2023

David Stanway and Fransiska Nangoy, Singapore/Jakarta – Environmental groups have submitted a formal complaint to the World Bank for providing financial support for two coal-fired power

September 13, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 13, 2023

Jakarta – Many may be surprised to hear that Indonesia, the world's largest nickel producer, is also importing the commodity.

Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2023

Jakarta – Pertamina New Renewable Energy, the renewable sector sub-holding of the state-owned oil and gas firm, was recently placed third globally in Sustainalytics' environmental, soci

September 11, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 11, 2023

Jakarta – State-owned energy firm Pertamina is setting up solar panels in Tanjung Karang Village, Aceh.

September 8, 2023

Straits Times - September 8, 2023

Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – Singapore could start importing two gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy annually from Indonesia within five years, in what is the Republic's biggest effort so

September 7, 2023

Mongabay - September 7, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesia's move to categorize coal-fired power plants for industry as sustainable has sparked criticism from energy and finance observers, who say it goes

Reuters - September 7, 2023

Fransiska Nangoy and Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – State utility PLN plans to add 32 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity and invest in grids that would be able to connect to more r

September 4, 2023

Bloomberg - September 4, 2023

Jakarta – When Indonesia agreed last year to clean up its energy system with an estimated US$20 billion (S$27 billion) of help from a coalition of wealthy countries and large financial

September 2, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 2, 2023

Muhammed Patel, Pretoria, South Africa – At a time of mounting global pressure toward a carbon-free energy system, Indonesia remains committed to coal.

August 30, 2023

Reuters - August 30, 2023

Mai Nguyen and Siyi Liu – Nickel smelters in top producer Indonesia are making rare purchases of ore from the Philippines to ease tight supplies, people familiar with the matter said, u

Reuters - August 30, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian state energy company Pertamina plans in 2024 to mix more of its gasoline products with ethanol in a bid to offer alternative fuels to the public, its chief executiv

August 29, 2023

Mongabay - August 29, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesia's deal with industrialized countries for the latter to channel $20 billion in funding to help speed up the former's energy transition is hitting

August 25, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 25, 2023

Jakarta – It is not a secret that Indonesia's energy transition will cost immense sums of money. Yet all we keep hearing about is win-wins.

August 24, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 24, 2023

Divya Karyza, Jakarta – Newly built captive power plants fueled with coal may be a stumbling block for Indonesia's effort to cap power sector carbon emissions and get international fina

Jakarta Globe - August 24, 2023

Jakarta – Coal mining company Golden Energy Mines (GEMS), a subsidiary of Sinar Mas Mining, posted a revenue of $1.44 billion in the first half of the year, representing a year-on-year

August 22, 2023

Tempo - August 22, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) is currently preparing a strategy for the development of nuclear power plants in Indonesia.

August 21, 2023

Bloomberg News - August 21, 2023

Yudith Ho and Faris Mokhtar – Indonesia will temporarily relax rules that have slowed development of solar energy in the coal-dependent country, lifting one of the many regulatory and l

August 18, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 18, 2023

Divya Karyza, Jakarta – The Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) Secretariat, tasked with overseeing the implementation of Indonesia's US$20 billion JETP, has pushed back the launc

New York Times - August 18, 2023

By Peter S. Goodman, Sulawesi – For most of his 57 years on the island of Sulawesi, Jamal was accustomed to scarcity, modest expectations and a grim shortage of jobs.

August 17, 2023

Bloomberg News - August 17, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia has pushed back the launch of a much-anticipated investment plan underpinning a landmark US$20 billion (S$27 billion) climate financing deal struck with United State

The Diplomat - August 17, 2023

Victoria Milko – A plan for how Indonesia will spend $20 billion to transition to cleaner energy was submitted Wednesday to the government and its financing partners, the planners said.

August 16, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 16, 2023

Ruth Dea Juwita, Jakarta – Businesses in Indonesia have urged the government to drop its planned natural gas price hike, saying the policy lacks immediate necessity and carries signific

August 15, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 15, 2023

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – The government has temporarily halted all nickel mining operations in the Mandiodo Block in Southeast Sulawesi, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arifin Tasri

Jakarta Post - August 15, 2023

Divya Karyza, Jakarta – An impending ban on quartz sand or silica sand exports could jump-start rooftop solar panel manufacturing in Indonesia, industry observers believe.

August 14, 2023

Mongabay - August 14, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Recent statements by top Indonesian officials have climate activists questioning the country's commitment to transitioning away from fossil fuels and towar

Tabloid Jubi - August 14, 2023

Timika, Jubi – Since 1972, PT Freeport Indonesia's mining operations in Mimika, Central Papua have transformed mountains into giant ravines, pulverizing mineral-rich rocks and depositin

August 10, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 10, 2023

Rio Abadi, Jakarta – The freshly launched mining association Aspeti said on Thursday that it sought to promote better use of Indonesia's natural resources, while also helping small mine

Mongabay - August 10, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesia is on a spree of building coal-fired power plants for industry, which will keep the country addicted to the fossil fuel for the foreseeable futur

Tempo - August 10, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo or Jokowi responded to criticism voiced by a senior economist from the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance

August 9, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 9, 2023

Rangga Prakoso, Jakarta – The state revenue generated from mineral and coal mining has surged to Rp 111.65 trillion ($7.3 billion) year-to-date, surpassing the full-year target by an im

August 8, 2023

Tempo - August 8, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Senior Economist from the University of Indonesia Faisal Basri again criticized President Joko Widodo or Jokowi's downstream mining policy, especially nick

Reuters - August 8, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's state energy company PT Pertamina said on Tuesday it will develop a fuel storage facility in north Jakarta, following a deadly fire that broke out at a terminal ea

Tabloid Jubi - August 8, 2023

Timika, Jubi – Since 1972, PT Freeport Indonesia's mining operations in Mimika, Central Papua have transformed mountains into giant ravines, pulverizing mineral-rich rocks and depositin

August 5, 2023

Tempo - August 5, 2023

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arifin Tasrif said the country needs a total investment of up to US$1 trillion by 2060 in order to transition in

Tempo - August 5, 2023

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – The Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Arifin Tasrif said the government targeted Masela Block to start its operation in December 2029 at the latest

August 4, 2023

Reuters - August 4, 2023

Jakarta – Mining giant Freeport has obtained a license to ship copper concentrate from its Indonesian operation until May 2024, but may contest new government rules on export duties.

August 1, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 1, 2023

Rangga Prakoso, Jakarta – The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has assured that it will not impose a supply cap on subsidized liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), stating that the supply

Tabloid JUBI - August 1, 2023

Theo Kelen, Rabin Yarangga, Dominggus A Mampioper, Angela Flassy, Timika – Since 1972, PT Freeport Indonesia's mining operations in Mimika, Central Papua have transformed mountains into

July 31, 2023

Agence France-Presse - July 31, 2023

Banyumas – Eight people trapped in an illegal gold mine on the Indonesian island of Java are feared dead, a local rescue official said Sunday, as search efforts entered a fifth day with

July 28, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - July 28, 2023

Jakarta – It comes as no surprise that the recent Group of 20 major economies meeting on clean energy in India could not agree on phasing out fossil fuel use.

July 27, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - July 27, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – Search and rescue crews were on Thursday desperately attempting to save eight miners trapped as far as 60 metres underground in Ind

July 26, 2023

Tempo - July 26, 2023

Mei Leandha, Jakarta – Earlier this week, the residents of Medan lamented the scarcity of 3kg Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) Gas Cylinders since almost all retailers declared them out of