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Indonesia Plans New Policies, Build FPSO

The Indonesian government plans to implement a number of policies to maintain and attract the interest of upstream investors in the country, as a result of weaker response from its 2015 oil and gas bidding round.

Last year’s auction indicated that Indonesia became less attractive for investors, with many showing interest in exploring in other countries such as Vietnam, according to […]

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Indonesia Expands Energy Capacity

Indonesia’s electricity demand is expected to increase from 206.5 TWh in 2013 to 442.5 TWh in 2022, according to an energy report issued by Transparency Market Research. The report also projected Indonesia’s power generation capacity would double to 90.1 GW by 2022.
Infrastructure build out
The government has set an ambitious goal of adding 35 GW of new installed capacity by 2019, […]

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EIA Releases 2016 International Energy Outlook

The International Energy Outlook 2016 (IEO2016) presents an assessment by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the outlook for international energy markets through 2040. U.S. projections appearing in IEO2016 are consistent with those published in EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2015 (AEO2015). IEO2016 is provided as a service to energy managers and analysts, both in government and in the private […]

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Making Data Centres More Energy Efficient with Solar Power

With rising concerns about climate change, countries around the globe are looking to alternative energy sources to sustain their future energy needs. In Southeast Asia alone, energy consumption is expected to grow by 80 per cent from 2014 to 2040, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

As concerns about energy and power supply continue to mount, businesses cannot ignore the […]

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Oil Market Deja Vu Triggers Predictions of a Return to $30

Oil’s climb above $45 a barrel is reassuring influential figures from BP Plc to the International Energy Agency that the industry is finally recovering from the worst slump in a generation. Others say the market is about to fall into the same trap as last year.

There’s a sense of deja vu at Commerzbank AG, BNP Paribas SA and UBS Group […]

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Titan Transforms Business Model Amid Coal Downturn

During the last three years, PT Titan Infra Energy, a coal mining, infrastructure and logistic company, has been preparing for the worst case scenario that can eventually happen in resources-based businesses, just like what is occurring now in coal sector. Titan recognizes that its future should not heavily rely on coal mining alone. Hence, Titan has transformed its business model […]

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PLN to Require 81 Tons of Coal This Year

Indonesian state utility company PLN has estimated that the country will need 81 million metric tons of coal this year to fulfill demand from all of its coal-fired power plants.

Demand rose 15 percent from last year’s coal consumption at 70.6 million tons, as some PLN power plants and independent power procurers are scheduled to go online this year, Harlen, head […]

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The Coal Market Could be Stabilizing and Rebalancing

The news continues to be bleak for the global coal sector. With an announcement last Friday of a moratorium on new coal licensing across the U.S. now hitting the industry.

At the same time however, stalwarts of the industry continue to soldier on. With BHP Billiton saying this week that it produced 87,000 tonnes of metallurgical coal from its recently-commissioned Haju […]

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Indonesia Mulls New Renewable Energy Utility as PLN Resists Costs

Indonesia is considering creating another utility company dedicated to purchasing renewable energy as the state-owned power firm resists buying from renewable sources because of higher costs.

President Joko Widodo wants to triple geothermal output this decade to help cut greenhouse gas emissions, but is struggling to attract investment in renewables as domestic demand for clean power remains uncertain because of a […]

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Japan is Potential Investor for Indonesia in 2016

Indonesia which is intensively carrying out development to advance its economy needs a lot of funds to develop its infrastructures that are required to facilitate development in various economic sectors across the country.

In developing its entire planned infrastructure, Indonesia requires a total financing of around Rp5,000 trillion rupiah (about US$360.5 billion).

The government however has no enough funds to finance its […]

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