Where are the Women in Indonesian Extractive Sector?

The journey of turning the Indonesian extractive sector into an accountable and transparent one carries along an agenda to restore the spaces taken from women through an inclusive and gender-fair…

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Natural Gas Optimization and Energy Security

Indonesia has been a net oil importer since 2004. To fulfill national energy needs, the government imports crude oil and subsidizes the fuel to make it affordable. However, over the years the subsidy…

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How KPK Conserves Natural Resources

For over two decades, most of Indonesia’s natural resources such as forests, plantations, minerals and fisheries have been over exploited; however the exploitation has not provided any great added…

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Open Mining: From Extractive Data Disclosure to Citizen Empowerment

“I lived next to a mining operation for years. But I don’t know exactly the (authorized) location of that mining concession. Mining revenue? The local government never informed us about that. They…

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Revealing Beneficial Ownership, Dismantling Economic Camouflage

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia - State authorities, government administration, economic actors, and social-political relations increasingly encourage openness. One of the waves of openness that rocked the…

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Riding The Open Data Movement In Extractive Sector

Indonesia, a nation used to limiting the free flow of information as a consequence of a 32-year dictatorship, has now reached the era of openness. The Public Information Disclosure Act was ratified…

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Oil and Gas Extractive Industries and State Revenue

* This paper is the author's personal view Oil and gas extractive industry activities consist of upstream business activities and downstream business activities. Downstream business activities are…

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