BOJONEGORO — PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PT Pertamina EP Cepu) socialized drilling operations for the Jambaran – Tiung Biru (JTB) unitization gas field development project at the Layung Kalitidu Hotel, Bojonegoro on Friday, (6/9). The event was attended by the Head of Public Relations of SKKMigas Jabanusa, Donny Aryantho, President Director of PT Pertamina EP Cepu, Jamsaton Nababan, Military District Commander 0813 Bojonegoro, Lt. Col. Inf. Bambang Hariyanto, Head of Ops of the Bojonegoro Police, Kompol Teguh Santoso, Muspika Kalitidu, Gayam, Ngasem, Tambakrejo and Purwosari as well as the Village Heads of Pelem and Kaliombo.
On that occasion, Jamsaton Nababan explained PT Pertamina EP Cepu will soon drill the Jambaran-Tiung Biru (JTB) project which is one of the National Strategic Projects (PSN) that has been set by the Committee for the Acceleration of Priority Infrastructure Provision (KPPIP).
“There are 6 gas wells that are ready to be drilled with 1 well having a potential of up to approximately 60 MMSCFD,” said Jamsaton.
Jamsaton hopes that PT Pertamina EP Cepu will get support from the Regional Government, Police, TNI, relevant stakeholders and the community around the JTB Project operation area so that drilling runs smoothly. “Hopefully what we are doing can bring benefits to the people of Bojonegoro,” said Jamsaton.
The drilling activity itself will begin in the near future. As a first step, PT Pertamina EP Cepu also invites security forces to provide material on National Strategic Security from the Police and TNI aspects.
Still in the series of activities, Jamsaton, as the President Director explained that the Bojonegoro community is an educated society, and this is an advantage for PT Pertamina EP Cepu.
“During the rig move, there were 194 containers that passed the access point to the JTB Project, but there were no disturbances. This is amazing.” This is explained by Jamsaton. He added that in the future, in order for the public to have a better understanding of this National Strategic Project, emergency response scenarios/trainings should be held immediately.
In the socialization, the representative of SKKMIGAS Jabanusa, Dony Aryantho said that SKKMIGAS fully supports the JTB Project, so that the benefits are as much as possible for the people of Bojonegoro. SKKMIGAS hopes that this project can be completed on time. Dony also expressed his appreciation for the PT Pertamina EP Cepu team for synergizing well.
This socialization also invites Village Heads around the operational area. Among them were the Head of Kaliombo Village, Dasmin and the Head of Pelem Village, Sudawam who questioned the opportunities for local workers, especially from the villages around the JTB Project.
Manager of JTB Site Office & PGA, Kunadi said that the involvement of the Bojonegoro community in this JTB Project included the Apprentice Program, Diploma I Plus Education Scholarship which was held some time ago, and currently the 108 participants are currently studying at PEM Akamigas Cepu. These prospective Operators and Technicians will later be the golden generation of Bojonegoro who will actively participate in the JTB project.
The JTB project itself is expected to be on stream in 2021, by producing 192 MMSCFD of gas sales. Gas production is 192 MMSCFD. In addition to increasing state and company revenues, the JTB Gas Project is expected to provide a multiplier effect, especially to overcome the gas supply deficit in East Java and Central Java.