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Natural resources include oil and gas, bauxite, silver, tin, copper, gold and coal. Indonesia was a founding member of OPEC but left in 2008 as it was no longer meeting the production quota. In 2009 oil and gas exports accounted for 16% of total exports. Over the past decade Indonesia’s mining sector has expanded, it ranks second in the world in tin production and in the top five for copper and nickel.

Sources: EITI, RWI, USGS, US State Department
EITI status: Candidate (Validation: 18 April 2013)
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Maryati Abdullah

marymaryati@yahoo.com

+62 8212 523 8247

Languages spoken by contact:Bahasa Indonesia and English

Recent activities

6 – 8 November, 2012PWYP Indonesia member GERAK ACEH, with the support of ICCO, organised a training for CSO/NGO activists and journalists on Extractive Governance and Calculating of Revenue Sharing and Transparency in Aceh (Northern Sumatra Island). Aceh is governed as a special territory rather than a province which gives it more autonomy. It receives considerably more oil, gas and mining revenues than other disctricts and produces 17 million barrels of oil per year. This event was covered in national media (here and here (in Indonesian only).

25 – 26 October 2012PWYP Indonesia member PATTIRO and a representative from local government in the Bojonegoro District attended a Subnational Workshop on Extractive Governance Reform hosted by the Revenue Watch Institute in London. The Indonesian representatives presented a talk sharing Indonesia’s Experience with Transparency Mechanisms. You can read more about it in Revenue Watch’s blog.

17 – 21 September 2012 – Ahead of PWYP’s ten year anniversary conference in Amsterdam PWYP Indonesia created this poster highlighting their successes and outlining their key lessons learned over the past few years. Indonesia won the competition for best poster.

26 July 2012 – A public discussion on “Extractive Governance Reform Through Oil & Gas Law Revision” was held. It was attended by parliamentarians, representatives from the energy ministry, academics, journalists, CSOs/NGOs and other stakeholders. You can view media coverage of this event here (in Indonesian) and here (in English).

24 – 26 June, 2012 – A training on Extractive Industries’s Revenue Flow and the EITI was organised for CSOs/NGOs activists. It was conducted by the Secretariat of EITI Indonesia and attended by the PWYP member from east Indonesia from and others CSOs/NGOs. It was covered in the press here and here.

22 – 23 May 2012PWYP member, Article-33, conducted a national seminar on Subnational Extractive Industries Governance, in Jakarta. The seminar included the sharing of experiences, lessons learned and covered themes such as decentralised mining licenses, the subnational transparency mechanism, local content advocacy, local petroleum fund schemes and CSR social accountability, as well as the environmental compliance of extractive operations with the UN’s global compact. To read more about this (in Indonesian) click here.

29 – 31 March 2012 – the ASEAN Civil Society Conference was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and attended by civil society groups from Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia, Burma, and the Philippines (including many PWYP members). Extractive industry transparency was high up on the agenda and the CSOs called on ASEAN to “urgently establish a framework as a standard in managing natural resources in a transparent and accountable manner”. Read this article for more on the subject.

Training for sub-national stakeholders on revenue sharing calculation and EITI

On November 8 2011, PWYP-Indonesia members PATTIRO and LPAW Blora conducted a training event for local stakeholders in Bllora district, central Java, on oil and gas revenue sharing (DBH=dana bagi hasil) calculations and projections. This one day training was attended by the local multi-stakeholder group, the Blora Transparency Team, as well as local government officials, company representatives, local legislators and civil society representatives from Blora district.

Blora is one of the Central Java districts covered by the CEPU Block area, where Mobile Cepu Limited /MCL (subsidiary of Exxon Mobil) has been operating as a contractor as part of a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) scheme.

The training, funded by Revenue Watch Institute (RWI), aimed at deepening understanding of revenue streams, calculation flow and projections of revenue – both from companies to the Indonesia central government, and from central government to local government respectively.

Read more about this training for sub-national stakeholders

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