New IPA Publication Now Available: The Sedimentary Geology of JAVA by Peter Lunt

The Sedimentary Geology of Java

The study draws on published information, field observations and petroleum exploration well data from throughout the region to correlate the very diverse litho-facies, from coaly deltas to bathyal clays, limestones to volcaniclastics. It tries to explain why the stratigraphy of onshore Java contrasts so strongly with well explored basins in the Java Sea. More


A Time for a New Paradigm and Real Actions to Revive Indonesias Oil and Gas Industry

The third and final day concluded the discussions that happened over the three-day event. There was a great reminder of the changing dynamics both globally and in Indonesia, including the recognition that Indonesia's oil production is in decline and that real actions must be done to tackle this issue should Indonesia want to realize its oil and gas potential.


Streamlined Bureaucracy Will Encourage Further Investment in Exploration in the Oil and Gas Industry

Clarity, consistency and certainty in government regulations are the keys to encourage the oil and gas industry to increase its investment in Indonesia, especially in exploration. The government has taken steps towards improving this, but further actions need to be taken to establish a conducive business climate for growth.


Certain, clear and consistent regulatory framework key to O and G industry growth

Second day of the 37th IPA Convention and Exhibition further emphasized the importance of enabling business climate as a prerequisite to developing the industry.


IPA to Hold Convention and Exhibition

Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA) will hold its 37th convention and exhibition to increase oil and gas investments, to meet the oil and gas demand in the country.


Uncertainty over contract extensions hampers production

Upstream oil and gas regulator BPMIGAS says many oil and gas contractors are holding their investments following state-run oil company Pertamina's aggression in acquiring blocks nearing the expiration of their contracts.





36th Annual IPA Convention & Exhibition Acts as Platform for Open Dialogue on Oil & Gas Sect

Jakarta, INDONESIA - May 25th 2012: At the closing ceremony today of the 36th Annual Convention & Exhibition of the Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA), the oil and gas industry expressed its appreciation for statements by the Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources that the Government of Indonesia and the petroleum should respect each otherĀ“s interests.


Dialogue & Incentives Key to Attracting Investment Needed to Boost Oil & Gas Production - IP

Oil and gas companies are confident about the outlook for energy sector reforms in Indonesia, highlighting the need to tackle investment challenges through comprehensive dialogue. This will in turn spur exploration activities, as maturing fields show declining production levels.


Rising Economic Growth & Energy Demand Drive Need for Speedy Energy Reforms

Energy demand in Indonesia is likely to triple by 2030, driven by continued economic growth, according to industry experts. Speaking in Jakarta at the plenary session of the 36th Annual Convention and Exhibition of the Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA), officials from both the public and private sectors said this trend highlighted the urgent need for new policies to ensure the security of the country's energy supply.