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Indonesia: Civil Society Opposition: Implications for SKK Migas

In recent weeks numerous civil society figures have staged a coordinated campaign calling for the disbandment of SKK Migas and for its managerial and regulatory oversight to be returned to Pertamina in response to Minister of Energy Sudirman Said’s draft oil and gas law submitted to parliament in April, which proposed reconfiguring SKK Migas as a special SOE. Beginning on 2 June Ferdinand Hutahayan, the executive director of Indonesia Energy Watch, asserted that reconfiguring SKK Migas as a special SOE would weaken Pertamina and threaten Indonesian energy security. The following day, Suko Widodo of Airlangga University alleged that…

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