Indonesia’s energy regulator head arrested over bribery claims

The head of the Indonesian energy regulator has been arrested over allegations of bribery, it has been reported. Rudi Rubiandini, the head of SKK Migas – the Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business – and former deputy energy and mineral resources minister, was arrested at his home in South Jakarta and taken […]

Thousands protest in Indonesia over fuel price hikes

Thousands of protesters took to the streets across Indonesia earlier this week against the Government’s plans to increase fuel prices in the country. Reports claim the protesters clashed with police outside the national parliament in the capital city of Jakarta (pictured) on Monday after Ministers voted in favour of a revised budget for a rise […]

Indonesia accepts private gas imports

Indonesia is letting private firms import natural gas for the first time, according to reports. The move is aimed at countering a shortage of gas supply, said Mohamad S Hidayat, the Indonesian industry minister, reported Reuters.The country is the eleventh largest producer of LNG (liquefied natural gas) in the world, according to the US Energy […]