Limbo at the ‘Immortal’ Field
Three years had passed after the Masela Block’s LNG development plan was changed from offshore to onshore, but the government has yet agreed to the revision. Deputy Energy Minister Arcandra Tahar asked contractors to lower cost estimates, but the SKK Migas recently raised the figures.
The marathon of meetings practically had no breaks. At the Upstream Oil and Gas Regulatory Special Task Force (SKK Migas) office in Jakarta, directors and staff held discussions about the revision documents of the Abadi Gas Field’s plan of development (PoD). “We have had meetings for almost every day,” SKK Migas Chairman Dwi Soetjipto told Tempo, Thursday, March 21.
Dwi even had to establish a special team to meticulously...