02 November 2021

Pertamina Upstream Subholding Begins Earth Study in West Java Volcanic Sub Area

Kuningan Regency, November 2, 2021 – Pertamina Upstream Subholding through the fulfillment of Pertamina Hulu Energi Jambi Merang Cooperation Contractor (KKP) in the open territory in collaboration with PT Elnusa Tbk (Elnusa) began conducting earth study through surveying and processing data of 2D Vibroseis Sub Volcanic in West Java region.

This cooperation is also a positive impact of Pertamina's synergy and restructuring, especially in the increasingly agile & lean Upstream Subholding environment to support the target of adding national energy reserves.

This ongoing survey is an effort by KKP PHE JM as a Contract Contractor of SKK Migas Cooperation, which is implemented through the implementation of surveys and data processing that will run along 1,000 Km along the sub-volcanic area of Java island, starting from West Java, Central Java and will end in East Java.

During a field review in Kuningan regency, West Java, Friday (29/10), Director of Exploration Subholding Upstream Pertamina, Medy Kurniawan expressed his hope in the implementation of The Earth Study. "We hope that this survey can provide a better picture of subsurface soil, especially the energy potential that can provide benefits to national energy security."

The survey process was conducted using vibroseis vehicles as well as wave receivers named Smartsolo owned by Elnusa and installed along the trajectory of the survey area.

On the same occasion, President Director of Elnusa, Ali Mundakir expressed his support in order to find new energy sources through the use of 2D vibroseis technology. "One of the advantages of this vibroseis technology can be used in sub-volcanic and urban areas" said Ali.

Ali Added, "Through Elnusa's line of competencies, this vibroseis survey will contribute to the discovery of new energy reserves for the future." concluded Ali.

The visit of two company directors on the agenda of Management Walkthrough (MWT) activity in Kuningan this time was also to ensure all survey activities run smoothly and safely while still complying with health protocols in carrying out work carried out in the field.

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