JAKARTA – The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) handed over the design approval of the PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PT Pertamina EP Cepu) Jambaran-Tiung Biru (JTB) unitization gas development project at the Oil and Gas Building, Thursday (14/12/2017). The approval was handed over by the Director of Engineering and Environment of Oil and Gas, Patuan Alfon Simanjuntak to the President Director of PT Pertamina EP Cepu Jamsaton Nababan.
With this design approval obtained, PT Pertamina EP Cepu and the implementing consortium can carry out the construction of the JTB project in accordance with engineering and installation principles, as regulated in the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Regulation (Permen) Number 38 of 2017 concerning Installation and Equipment Safety Inspection in Oil and Gas Business Activities.
PT Pertamina EP Cepu is the first KKKS to obtain design approval from the Directorate General of Oil and Gas, following the issuance of the ESDM Ministerial Regulation Number 38 of 2017.
Director of Engineering and Environment for Oil and Gas at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Patuan Alfon Simanjuntak said, in the process of reviewing the design, the government had asked for additional levels of domestic components to be included in the design approval.
The design review to obtain design approval was carried out by the JTB PT Pertamina EP Cepu project team in House together with the Directorate General of Oil and Gas and related institutions. The design review includes the fulfillment of oil and gas regulations, risk management, process safety systems and environmental documents, the use of standards and the application of good engineering principles, commitment to the use of domestic industries, and plans for TKDN goods or services or a combination.
“We all hope that during the construction project, please supervise properly. When it comes to oil and gas safety, avoid worker accidents. Avoid accidents or even cause things that are not good for the public, “said Alfon.
PT Pertamina EP Cepu President Director Jamsaton Nababan expressed his gratitude for the support from the Directorate General of Oil and Gas in the implementation of the JTB project development. He also emphasized that this project can be completed on time, on budget, on specifications, and on results.
“This project is our work together, not only PT Pertamina EP Cepu, not only SKKMigas, but also friends from Oil and Gas. Hopefully what we have done together can be a role model for other KKKS,” Jamsaton hoped.
Also present at the event were the General Manager (GM) of JTB, Bob Wikan H. Adibrata, the PT Pertamina EP Cepu management team, the Head of Sub-Directorate in the Directorate of Oil and Gas Engineering & Environment, Head of the JTB Project Acceleration Unit SKKMigas Agus Budianto, Vice President Health, Safety, Security, Environment (HSSE) Directorate of Upstream Nepos Pakpahan, as well as representatives from Rekind and JGC.