LOMBOKPreneur.com-National Coordinator of PWYPI, Maryati Abdullah explained that oil and gas extractive and mining resources in Indonesia are strategic sectors that are relied on for state revenue and national economic drivers are no exception in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB).

“In 2013, the contribution of the oil and gas and mining sectors in the State Budget reached 23%, which was valued at 398.4 Trillion Rupiah out of a total of 1726 Trillion Rupiah in the total State Budget in 2013,” Maryati said in a Workshop on Encouraging the Extractive Economy at the Grand Lagi Mataram, Wednesday, 08/01 / 14.

Much of the discussion in the oil and gas and mining sectors have been colored by topics surrounding the achievement of oil and gas lifting. Substitution of BPH Migas and revision of the Oil and Gas Law, downstream of mineral and coal mining

Mariati said that Indonesia has been an implementing country of EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) since three years ago EITI has published a report on reconciliation between the government and 129 oil and gas companies regarding minerals and coal for tax and non-tax payments, in each production unit holding a contract/permit, to report the amount of Revenue Sharing Funds (DBH) in each Region (province/district/city).