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Pictures: Oil Stockpiling Visit to AMS

Pictures from my visit to 3 ASEAN Member Countries; Cambodia, Lao PDR and the Philippines, 17-23 August 2014 with colleagues from Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) for the assessment of country situation on oil stockpiling. Read more

Hormuz and ASEAN: Are we ready?


My newest article in This time I wrote about effect of Hormuz for countries in Southeast Asia. It’s a top post is Oil topic today.

Nowadays, it seems like everyone stares at the board of oil prices. The rising oil price due to the growing Iran-related tensions on oil, LNG and oil products markets has resulted in strong reasons for every government, especially in a net importing country, to adjust the price in every gas station.

For example in Indonesia, all of the seven refineries owned by Pertamina, National Oil Company, blend their mix of crude from domestic production with imported oil from Persian Gulf states. About 45% of Indonesia’s national fuel demand, or about 75% of fuel demand in Java, is imported from Iran. It’s not difficult to imagine what would happen if the crisis there escalates.

You may read the full article here.

The Energy Collective, April 11, 2012.


Oil Stockpiling in Southeast Asia

On the 16-17 June 2010, International Energy Agency (IEA) conducted a joint workshop with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) of Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia. The theme of the workshop is “Establishing policy, legislation, structures and procedures for national emergency preparedness”.

I attended this workshop as one of the speaker, along with the experts from IEA and Industry. I presented about the Development of Oil Stockpiling Roadmap for ASEAN+3.

ASEAN+3 recognized the necessity of oil stockpiling initiatives in thelight of persistent risks of supply disruptions and highly volatile oilmarket. To facilitate and encourage all member states to further improve oilstockpiling initiatives, considering prevailing high prices, volatility inthe international oil markets and risks of supply disruptions, the ministers of ASEAN+3 welcomed the activities for the development of the Oil Stockpiling Roadmap.

All ASEAN+3 Countries had achieved a common understanding on the needs and benefit of Oil Stockpiling Roadmap development, as well as on major issues to be considered in building up OSRM in each country having consideration the fact, ASEAN+3 will become net importer of oil and more dependency on oil product innear future. Due to differences of economic situation and the need of OSRM ofeach country, it is not possible to make Detail Oil Stockpiling Roadmap with a concrete targets for ASEAN+3 countries at this moment as ASEAN+3 desired.

You can read the complete information about the event here, and download my presentation here.