Minister of Investment/Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia revealed the investment value of the collaboration between PT Pertamina (Persero) and Chevron Corporation through its subsidiary, Chevron New Ventures Pte. Ltd. The total deal is worth US$ 10 billion or equivalent to Rp146 trillion (exchange rate of Rp14,600/US$). This investment is to encourage the optimization of Indonesia in promoting new and renewable energy.
“Geothermal is one of our mainstays that has been driven so far. Incidentally, Chevron and Pertamina have had good relations for decades. This will optimize the total investment of US$ 10 billion for the next 10 years,” he said at a press conference, quoted by Antara. from the Presidential Secretariat YouTube channel Friday (13/5/2022). Bahlil believes that if the agreement is carried out, then Indonesia’s goal to become the center of the downstream industry for new and renewable energy can be achieved.
For information, PT Pertamina (Persero) with its subsidiary Chevron Corporations, Chevron New Ventures Pte. Ltd. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore potential low-carbon business opportunities in Indonesia.
May 13, 2022, DetikFinance