One of the points in PEPC’s HSSE policy states that the Company always carries out business activities in the principles of “Green Operation”.So, in line with this statement, the President Director of PEPC issued an Environmental Policy as a commitment to act on the management of the Company’s business activities also intended to prevent, reduce, or reduce effects. detrimental to natural and human resources.
The form of Social and Environmental Responsibility is the complianceto regulations related to construction, drilling and preparation activities for operations. The HSSE function ensures that every activity in the PEPC work area is safe, healthy, environmentally friendly, efficient and of high quality.
Environmental Permit & AMDAL
PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC) as the operator of the Jambaran-Tiung Biru (JTB) Unitization Gas Development Project already has an Environmental Permit as well as an AMDAL document that has been approved by the Ministry of Environment as follows:
- Decree of the Minister of Environment of the Republic of Indonesia Number 02.23.06 of 2014 concerning Environmental Permit for Cendana Field Gas Development Activities, Bojonegoro Regency, East Java Province by PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC);
- Decree of the Minister of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia Number 02.15.04 of 2015 concerning Amendments to Decree of the Minister of Environment of the Republic of Indonesia Number 02.23.06 of 2014 concerning Environmental Permits for Cendana Field Gas Development Activities, Bojonegoro Regency, East Java Province by PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC);
- Decree of the Minister of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia Number SK.410/Menlhk/Setjen/PLA.4/6/2019 concerning the Second Amendment to the Decree of the Minister of Environment Number 02.23.06 of 2014 concerning Environmental Permit for Gas Development Activities for the Unitization of Jambaran-Tiung Biru Field Integrated with the Cendana Field, Bojonegoro Regency, East Java Province by PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC).
Environmental Monitoring (RKL-RPL)
PEPC in its environmental management efforts carries out Environmental Monitoring activities as a form of fulfilment of commitments and compliance with environmental management and monitoring (RKL RPL) as stated in the AMDAL documents, Environmental Permit and environmental monitoring (RKL RPL). The implementation of RKL-RPL monitoring is a requirement in fulfilling legislation, environmental permit and AMDAL document obligations and is used as a control for construction and operation activities that are environmentally sound, protecting the surrounding environment and increasing concern for the environment.
Monitoring the implementation of RKL RPL is carried out periodically at each stage of activities in accordance with the current phase of work starting from the construction phase, drilling and preparation for operations, so that proponents can monitor the level of environmental management and continue to improve the quality of environmental management and reduce the impact on the environment as early as possible. maybe. Monitoring activities carried out include environmental parameters affected by Project activities such as ambient air and noise, surface water quality, traffic density and social aspects.
Another form of environmental management conducted by PEPC is managing the CO2 gas emissions from JTB production. CO2 is one of the greenhouse gases (GHG), which can severely impact on climate change if it is allowed to be vented / released into the environmentin a large quantity. The Indonesian government is committed to a national action plan for reducing greenhouse gases in accordance with PP No.61 of 2012, where Indonesia is nationally targeting to reduce CO2 gas emissions by 26% by 2020. In addition to Law No. 16 of 2016 regarding Climate Change, has mandated all stakeholders to play a role in achieving the Paris Agreement target for national emission reduction (Nationally Determined Contribution-NDC).
Referring to the JTB AMDAL Addendum document based on the Decree of the Minister of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia Number SK 410/MenLHK/Setjen/PLA.4/6/2019 of 2019 concerning the Second Amendment to the Decree of the Minister of Environment Number 02.23.06 of 2014 concerning Environmental Permits for Field Gas Unitization Development Activities at Jambaran-Tiung Biru Field Integrated with Cendana Field, Bojonegoro Regency, East Java Province by Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC), that PEPC is obliged to make efforts to manage CO2 emissions as a form of commitment and compensation for Venting CO2 Emissions JTB operational activities as well as a form of concern for environmental management.
One of the ways to manage CO2 is by planting Trembesi trees which began in 2018. Until 2020, 16,000 Trembesi trees have been planted in several locations in Bojonegoro Regency and tin he Bufferzone area of the JTB site.