The Jakarta Police arrested director of oil, gas and mining company PT Mulia Graha Abadi, Richard Muljadi, on Wednesday evening, when one of its officers reportedly caught him sniffing cocaine in the toilet of a South Jakarta shopping mall where he was dining.
Jambi Police are looking for two people believed to have financed an illegal gold mine that collapsed on Sept. 2, trapping six miners.
Pertamina is expected to post its lowest first-half profit in four years for 2018, an official said, with the state energy company squeezed by government fuel polices, higher oil prices and a 9 percent slide in the rupiah.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has told state-energy holding company Pertamina to buy all oil lifting, the colloquial term for ready-to-sell production from all oil and gas contractors in the country to reduce oil imports and to strengthen the rupiah.
One of the standout commodity performers this year has been thermal coal, but not all coal is created equal and disparities in pricing may help explain why India's imports have stayed strong despite the higher costs.
The contractors of the Brantas oil and gas exploration operational area in East Java have signed a gross split production sharing contract (PSC) scheme with the Indonesian government, extending a 20-year working contract with Lapindo Brantas Inc. as an operator with PT Prakarsa Brantas and PT Minarak Brantas Gas as contractors.
Nickel miner Laman Mining is suspected of illegal bauxite mining operations, disrupting orangutan habitat in West Kalimantan's Tulak River forest.
Indonesian coal production was recorded at 180 million tons on Wednesday, or 37.11 percent of the government’s 485 million target this year.