Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Resources has invited international companies to bid for onshore and offshore oil and gas working areas, which are located mostly in the eastern part of the country.
The government will offer 18 oil and natural gas areas of work in the first biding round of 2013.
The working areas that are offered through a regular tender include the Block of East Seringapatam, offshore of East Nusa Tenggara; Eternal East block, offshore of Maluku.
Working areas offered through a direct offer include the New Palmerah block, onshore South Sumatra and Jambi; Milky block, offshore of Central Java and East Java; North Madura II block, offshore of East Java; North East Madura VI block, offshore East Java; Anugerah block, offshore East Java; Bontang East block, onshore Offshore East Kalimantan.
Other areas include Block of North Adang, Makassar Strait offshore; I block of South Sulawesi, West Sulawesi and South offshore; South Sulawesi II block, offshore South Sulawesi; I block of South East Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi and Central offshore; II block of South East Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi offshore; West Abadi block, offshore Maluku.
Yamdena block, offshore Maluku; South Aru block, offshore Maluku; Bird’s Head block, offshore Papua; and Block Merauke, Papua onshore are also included.
The ministry said bid documents for the regular tenders are available from 16 September 2013 through to 27 January 2014.
The documents are required to be submitted by 27 January 2014.
Image: Indonesia will offer 18 oil and natural gas areas of work in the first biding round of 2013.