Ministry of BUMN Instructs Five Mining Companies to Manage Oil and Gas Waste
The Ministry of BUMN will assign five state-owned companies in the mining sector to form a joint venture to manage waste from upstream oil and gas activities. For this reason, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of BUMN and the Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas) regarding the five companies.
The five mining companies include PT Pertamina (Persero), PT Aneka Tambang (Persero) Tbk (Antam), PT Bukit Asam (Persero) Tbk, PT Timah (Persero) Tbk and PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium or Inalum. The signing of this MoU was carried out by the Head of SKK Migas Amien Sunaryadi and the Deputy for Mining Industry, Strategic Industry and Media of the Ministry of BUMN Fajar Harry Sampurno on the 9th Floor of the Ministry of BUMN, in Jakarta, Monday (13/3/2017).
The BUMN Ministry will assign five BUMNs either directly or through their affiliated companies to form a joint venture that will conduct a study on the potential for waste management resulting from upstream oil and gas business activities," said Fajar Harry Sampurno.
Fajar Harry Sampurno
Potential Study Fajar Harry Sampurno added, apart from forming a joint venture, the Ministry of BUMN together with SKK Migas will also conduct a joint study regarding the potential for waste management resulting from upstream oil and gas business activities. According to him, SKK Migas will assist in carrying out the study from the aspect of providing the required data and information.