BOJONEGORO — The diploma education scholarship program managed by PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PT Pertamina EP Cepu), is entering a new era. This time the program which aims to educate prospective operators and technicians of the Jambaran – Tiung Biru Project is enrolled in education at PEM Akamigas for 18 months. They will live in dormitories, study together.
“It is about 18 months that these outstanding youths from Bojonegoro Regency will be trained at PEM Akamigas, after previously receiving the English Language Program at the Hotel Bonero – Bojonegoro, the Entrepreneurship Program at the Headquarters Group 2 of Kopassus, and the General Management Program at the Loji Hotel Solo, Central Java. In the Entrepreneurship program, they receive mental training for approximately 3 weeks,” said Achmad Zaidy, Operations Director of PT Pertamina EP Cepu.
The selection of apprenticeship participants ran from April to last June, from nearly a thousand applicants, there were 550 participants who were declared to have passed the administration and were entitled to take part in the written selection, then re-screened to 220 to take part in the interview, health and psychology selection, until finally 108 participants were determined to pass. scholarship selection. These participants came from Bojonegoro Regency, including those who live around the operational area, such as Purwosari, Ngasem, Gayam, Tambakrejo and Kalitidu sub-districts.
“PEM Akamigas is ready to educate the Apprentice Program participants. It is our vision and mission to create a workforce that has global competitiveness in the oil and gas sector, and it is an honor for us to be able to graduate students as workers who can be directly absorbed by the industry because of their superior competence. I thank you for the trust given by PT Pertamina EP Cepu and also the parents of students,” said Rachman Setiawan, as Deputy Director of PEM Akamigas Cepu.
Both PEM Akamigas and PT Pertamina EP Cepu hope that when they are in the “candradimuka crater” the students can give birth to creative innovations for the advancement of science and technology. Especially for the progress and smoothness of the Jambaran – Tiung Biru (JTB) Gas Unitization Field Project.
“It is an honor to be filtered out of thousands of applicants for this Scholarship Program. We are very happy, especially since the education we will receive will be free, and God willing, with good achievements, we will become prospective operators and technicians for the JTB Project. We are ready to become the golden generation of Bojonegoro,” said Ryanto Prawiro Negoro and Reni Udiyanti, participant representatives when they received the alma mater jacket from the Director of PEM Akamigas, Prof. Dr. Perry Burhan witnessed by the Director of Operations of PT Pertamina EP Cepu Achmad Zaidy.
Present at the inauguration ceremony were the Director of Operations of PT. Pertamina EP Cepu Ahmad Zaidy along with the Management, Deputy Regent of Bojonegoro Budi Irwanto, Public Relations of SKK Migas Jabanusa Dimas Pear, Director of PEM Akamigas Prof. R.Y. Perry Burhan, Assistant 3 Pemkab. Blora Heny Indriyanti, Head of the Bojonegoro Manpower & Transmigration Service, MUSPIKA Cepu District, and parents of students.
The Deputy Regent, who from the beginning had participated in the selection process for the Apprenticeship Program, thanked the participants for making Bojonegoro Regency proud. Thank you also goes to PT Pertamina EP Cepu and the Government of Bojonegoro Regency for coordinating well.
“Keep the good name of Bojonegoro and also the PEM Akamigas alma mater. You are here because of the long process. If you want to work in the oil and gas industry, you must have high certification and competence. The standard of working in the oil and gas world is very high. I hope you all meet those criteria. We hope that your cooperation will socialize to the citizens of Bojonegoro the stages of the selection and education process that you do to become a prospective worker at Pertamina EP Cepu, so that the public understands that to be able to work in an oil and gas company you must have special competencies and certifications. ” Message from the Deputy Regent of Bojonegoro.
PT Pertamina EP Cepu in carrying out its community development program always communicates with the Bojonegoro Regency Government. Included in the activities of this Apprentice Program.
The Apprentice program is PT Pertamina EP Cepu’s effort to support the National Capacity Building program, especially for the best regional boys/girls in the Bojonegoro area. Later the participants of this program will be prepared to become JTB Project Operators and Technicians Candidates.
The Jambaran-Tiung Biru (JTB) project managed by PT Pertamina EP Cepu is one of the National Strategic Projects (PSN) and has been determined by the Committee for the Acceleration of Priority Infrastructure Provision (KPPIP). The project with a gas sales production capacity of 192 MMSCFD will later be channeled through the Gresik-Semarang transmission pipeline. With JTB gas reserves of 2.5 trillion cubic feet (TCF), JTB is expected to provide a multiplier effect, especially to overcome the gas supply deficit in Central and East Java.