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Friday, April 16, 2021

PLN Is Judged as Most Eligible to Manage Electricity Supply in the Rokan Block


    After the expiration of the PT Chevron Pacific Indonesia (CPI) contract in early August 2021, the electricity supply business in Rokan Block, Riau Province, is deemed to be carried out by PT PLN (Persero), as the state-owned electricity company as well as the mandate holder of the Decree of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Number 634 12/20 / 600.3 / 201.

"According to Ministerial Decree No. 634, no business entity other than PLN has the right or authority to carry out electricity supply business activities in the Rokan Block," said PLN Commercial and Customer Service Director Bob Sariel, while speaking at a webinar entitled Safeguarding State Assets and Sustainability of Electricity Supply. in the Rokan Block organized by the Energy and Mining Editor Society (E2S).

PT PLN (Persero)

    According to Bob, the provision of electricity is very important in supporting the efficiency and adequacy of electricity nationally, every business entity wishing to participate in the electricity supply business should always be based on cooperation with PLN as a provider of electricity throughout Indonesia.

"For PLN, electrifying the Rokan Block is not about profit but about carrying out national duties," he said.

    The majority of the electricity supply in the Rokan Block comes from the Gas and Steam Power Plant (PLTGU) managed by PT Mandau Cipta Tenaga Nusantara (MCTN) whose majority shares are owned by Chevron Standard Ltd (CSL).

    Chevron's electricity and steam agreement with MCTN, whose majority shares are owned by CSL as a Chevron Holding group, is embodied in the form of an Energy Service Agreement (ESA) with a return on investment in the form of a Capacity Fee. The contract period starts from 2000 to August 8, 2021, where the revenue is estimated to have exceeded the return on investment so that the interests of shareholders have been fulfilled so far.

the Rokan Block Chevron

    Bob explained, after the end of the Rokan Block management contract by CPI, the ESA between CPI and MCTN also ended. CSL, as the majority shareholder of MCTN, should not conduct an open bid for the sale of MCTN shares using the services of JP Morgan's financial consultant. Because the management of the Rokan Block by CPI ends in August 2021.

    CSL as the majority shareholder of MCTN whose agreement with CPI also ends in August 2021 should communicate conducive to electricity and steam providers appointed by Pertamina in providing reliable and efficient electricity and steam for the long term along with the management of the Rokan Block which switches to Pertamina starting August 9, 2021.

    Bob said PLN is ready to carry out an important mandate to support the management of the Rokan Block by PT Pertamina Hulu Rokan (PHR), a subsidiary of PT Pertamina Hulu Energi, to produce and produce as much as possible for the country. PLN is also ready to conduct business-to-business negotiations with Chevron regarding the power plant in the Rokan Block.

"B2B problem, yes we do, of course, this must be based on fairness. What is being offered must be something that is reasonable, "said Bob.

    According to him, PLN is capable of managing the CSL generator in Rokan. Moreover, PLN is accustomed to using any technology for generators.

"Like the PLTGU in Tanjung Priok and Muara Karang, the engine is the same as in the Rokan block," he said.

    Fataryani Abdurahman, Deputy Head of SKK Migas, said that SKK Migas has sent a letter to Chevron regarding the power plant in Rokan.

"We said that the profits have been many, for 20 years you PT Chevron Pacific Indonesia (CPI) have got a lot of benefits. But sometimes we forget that they also maintain, "he said.

    According to Fatar, electricity is the backbone of operations in the Rokan Block. Because the PLTGU was designed in the 90s to implement Steamflood Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) technology which requires a large electricity supply.

Investor Daily, Page-10, Friday,  April 9, 2021

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