Govt Urged to Approve Draft Government Regulation on Cost Recovery

The Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA) paid a courtesy visit to the Indonesian Vice President Boediono and asked the government to immediately ratify the Draft Government Regulation on cost recovery to provide legal certainty for investors which are eager to invest in oil and gas sector.


Pictures of the 34th Annual IPA Convention and Exhibition

Dear participants of the 34th Annual IPA Convention and Exhibition 2010, complete pictures of the 34th Annual IPA Convention and Exhibition 2010 is now available at the Photo Gallery on the News section of this IPA website or click here for the short cut.


Special Report from the 34th Annual IPA Convention & Exhibition

“Investing Together for Future Growth”
Jakarta Convention Center, 18th-20th May 2010

The 34th Annual IPA Convention & Exhibition 2010 has come to an end on Thursday, May 20, 2010. This most awaited and prestigious annual event of the Indonesian oil and gas industry was held in Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta and has drawn interest of 3377 convention participants, 138 Booth Exhibitors which comprise oil and gas companies operating in Indonesia, service companies and many others.


First-quarter 2010, Actual Upstream Oil and Gas Investment Reaches U.S. $ 2.61 Billion

Jakarta - Realization of upstream oil and gas investment in the first quarter-2010 reached U.S. $ 2.61 billion, U.S. $ 60 million higher compared to investment over the same period last year which was U.S. $ 2.55 billion.


IPA convention ends with govt offering new blocks

The 34th annual Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA) convention was closed Thursday with the government offering 18 new oil and gas blocks and 9 new coal bed methane (CBM) blocks.


34th IPA Expo to Tap Opportunities, Challenges

The Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA) is preparing to hold one of the most important events for the oil and gas industry in the nation, the 34th IPA Convention and Exhibition, this May 18 to 20, 2010 at the Jakarta Convention Center.


Government Should Keep Climate Attractive: IPA

The Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA) will hold its annual conference later this month. In anticipation of the conference, The Jakarta Post interviewed via email IPA president Ron Aston about the current challenges faced by the industry. The following are excerpts of the interview.


IPA to hold annual convention next month

The Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA) will hold its third annual convention and exhibition next month.


SBY pledges to end tax problems in oil and gas sector

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono pledged Tuesday to put an end to tax problems in the oil and gas sector in a bid to boost investment. Speaking before oil and gas industry stakeholders, Yudhoyono said his administration was committed to making Indonesia's investment climate attractive for oil and gas investors.


The 42nd IPA Convention & Exhibition 2018 will start soon

The IPA is proud to announce that the 42nd IPA Annual Convention & Exhibition will be held at the Jakarta Convention Centre, on 2nd – 4th May 2018.  The theme for this year's Convention is “Driving Indonesia’s Oil & Gas Global Competitiveness” Here are some key activities at the upcoming Convention & Exhibition:
The President of the Republic of Indonesia has been invited to open the Convention at the Opening Ceremony which will be held at the Jakarta Convention Center, Plenary Hall, on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018. The ceremony is intended to start at 08:45 AM.
The Forum starts immediately after the Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 at 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM, located at Cendrawasih Hall 3.
Each session has a different theme with speakers from Senior Government Officials, CEO’s of the oil & gas industry, Consultants and Professionals. They will share their views and develop new ideas to work together to secure the country’s future energy needs for the benefit of the people of Indonesia.
In line with IPA Convention theme this year, a new Technology Session program has been created with discussions around the role that technology has in supporting the competitiveness of our industry. Digital technology plays a major role in other industries in increasing efficiency and reducing risks in operations. Similarly, it can also play a crucial role in the oil and gas industry, from reducing exploration risks to the optimization of field operations through myriads of techniques available as part of the digital transformation of the industry.
At the same time, government regulations will need to keep up with the increasing pace of new technology development in order to maximize the value of these innovations. These sessions will foster the discussions between technology providers, technology users, and government, with the ultimate goal of driving the competitiveness of Indonesia's oil and gas industry.
First Technology Session starts on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 at 12:45 PM – 14:00 PM, located at Assembly Hall.
Presentations start immediately after lunch on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 at 1:00 PM, in six parallel rooms located at the Lower Level area of the Jakarta Convention Center.  The total of 199 oral papers will emphasize the achievements and the breakthroughs of the latest development in the industry, which will be delivered in 36 technical sessions and 71 Poster sessions that will be presented at the Lower Lobby hall.
The Exhibition will be accessible throughout the conference, showcasing the latest industry technology and best practices over a wide range of disciplines and services. It presents more than 100 exhibitors from oil & gas companies, service companies, contractors, government organizations, consultants, professional associations, and media.
An informal ambience in the Exhibition area to engage with colleagues from the industry will be held on the first day of the convention, Wednesday, 2nd May, starting at 4:00 PM.
We happy to encourage you for participate in the 42nd IPA Convention & Exhibition 2018. For more details, please contact our registration team at, or just click here. (*)