BONTANG – Badak LNG successfully held a Gas-LNG Sales Contract workshop in the context of the East Kalimantan System together with the Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas) and gas producers in East Kalimantan, at the Courtyard Bali Hotel on Thursday (31 /8) then. This is a forum for sharing knowledge to discuss various matters related to LNG gas sales contracts.

Independent Legal Consultant Alan Frederick provided participants with an understanding regarding the Gas-LNG Sales Contract which cannot stand alone. Because there are many contracts or transactions that can be supporting factors until finally a sales contract can be created.

Apart from that, various discussions related to the Gas-LNG Sales Contract were also presented at the workshop. Starting from legal, financial, commercial, and other aspects that must be stated in the LNG Sales Contract.

Aldy Amir as the Head of the SKK Moyas Upstream Oil and Gas Strategy Study Working Group stated that this workshop was very useful for people in the oil and gas world, so they could understand the things that need to be prepared in an LNG Sales Contract between sellers and buyers. “This workshop is very useful to strengthen understanding among gas producers in East Kalimantan and Badak LNG. From this activity it is hoped that each seller and buyer will understand what things need to be prepared in a gas or LNG sale and purchase contract,” Aldy said in his statement (8/9).

Prior to participating in the Gas-LNG Sales Contract Workshop, on Wednesday (30/8) the participants had carried out a site visit to the Benoa LNG Terminal to see the facilities at the Karunia Dewata Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) and to PT PLN Indonesia Power.

Zuchrizan Zain, SKK Migas LNG and LPG Commercialization Coordinator, revealed that through the site visit it was hoped that the workshop participants would be able to find out the flow of the LNG distribution process. Starting from transportation, receiving, regasification, to processing it back into gas for use by power plants in Benoa. “This visit is intended so that colleagues from Badak LNG do not only know about the upstream side, but also know about the activities that occur on the downstream or downstream side,” said Zuchrizan.

Badak LNG is a subsidiary of PT Pertamina Hulu Energi (PHE) which is part of the Pertamina Upstream Subholding. With 48 years of experience as an LNG plant operator, Badak LNG has also provided various technical and training services to various world LNG refineries. These services include Technical Services, namely technical services to LNG companies for all operations related to engineering.

Second, assistance services to LNG companies to ensure that the pre-commissioning, commissioning, and start-up stages of the refinery run well through the Commissioning & Start-Up Assistance (CSUA) program. Third, Operations & Maintenance Services, namely services to assist LNG companies in operating refineries.

Fourth, provide training to prepare and produce professional experts in the LNG industry. Finally, offering research and development services to LNG companies to increase production capacity and develop natural gas processing technology through the Research & Development program.