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Wilda Asmarini

Indonesia oil and gas lifting underperform as COVID-19 hits demand

Jul 17 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's oil and gas lifting in the first half of this year was lower than targeted as the coronavirus pandemic continued to dampen demand, the chairman of regulator SKK Migas said Friday.

Asia's rising gasoline demand spells end for floating storage trend

Jun 19 2020

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA, June 19 A second and final trio of ships used as floating storage tanks for gasoline is en route to unload cargoes in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, according to industry sources and shipping data, showing fuel demand is growing across Asia.

Ships carrying stored gasoline to discharge cargoes at Indonesia

Jun 04 2020

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA Two of six tankers used to store gasoline in Asia have arrived in Indonesia, with shipments into Asia's largest petrol importer expected to rise this month versus May as Pertamina replenishes stocks, according to industry sources and Refinitiv shipping data.

Freeport cuts workforce at Grasberg mine as coronavirus cases in area rise

May 17 2020

SINGAPORE Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Indonesian unit said it will operate the giant Grasberg mine with a "skeletal team" after a rise in coronavirus infections in the area, including at the mine workers' living quarters, and three deaths.

Indonesia passes new mining law revisions, met with praise and protest

May 12 2020

JAKARTA, May 12 Indonesia's parliament passed revisions to its mining law on Tuesday that will allow miners to extend permits and seek expansion of mining areas beyond current legal limits.

Indonesia govt, parliament committee agree on mining law revision bill

May 11 2020

JAKARTA, May 11 Indonesia's government and a parliamentary committee overseeing mineral resources on Monday agreed on revisions to the country's mining law which include changes to the rules on concession size and the permit length.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia cuts 2020 oil, gas production outlook - SKK Migas

Apr 16 2020

JAKARTA, April 16 Indonesia's upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas has cut its full-year production outlook for the country, its chairman Dwi Soetjipto told reporters on Thursday, after reporting a drop in oil and gas output in the first quarter.

Indonesian capital Jakarta to close schools, workplaces to curb coronavirus outbreak

Apr 07 2020

JAKARTA Authorities in the Indonesian capital Jakarta will impose large-scale social restrictions including closures of schools and workplaces to curb the spread of the new coronavirus in the hardest hit area of the country.

Indonesian capital declares emergency over coronavirus as death toll climbs

Mar 20 2020

JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR The governor of Jakarta on Friday declared a state of emergency in the Indonesian capital for the next two weeks over the coronavirus outbreak as the death toll in the country climbed to the highest in Southeast Asia.

UPDATE 3-Indonesian capital declares emergency over coronavirus as death toll climbs

Mar 20 2020

* Indonesian president pledges "all state power" to tackle crisis

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