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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Pertamina Add 10% Participating Interest in Iraq

PT Pertamina Internasional EP (PIEP) through its direct subsidiary, namely - PT Pertamina Iraq EP has purchased 10% Participating Interest (PI) from ExxonMobil Iraq Limited's (EMIL). 

The field operated by EMIL as the Lead Contractor is in the southern part of Iraq, close to the city of Basra which is 400 km southeast of the capital Baghdad.

Since obtaining cooperation contracts in several countries, PIEP has carried out its commitment as a partner who has added value in various aspects of operations and always prioritizes active collaboration with various partners in all of its operations. 

In its operations in West Qurna 1, PIREP as a direct subsidiary of PIEP partners very harmoniously with EMIL, ITOCHU, PetroChina, and Oil Exploration Company (OEC) Iraq. This is proven by the completion of the 10% PI purchase at the end of 2022.

Wiko Migantoro, the Main Director of Pertamina Hulu Energi as Subholding Upstream Pertamina, expressed his gratitude to all stakeholders who have helped. 

"All the main stakeholders in Iraq continue to place their trust in Pertamina to continue its existence as an important partner in the management of the West Qurna 1 operating field," said Wiko.

While John Anis, Main Director of PIEP also emphasized, "With a total of 20% PI, Pertamina's role as a partner that has good performance, is reliable and continues to grow to carry out active cooperation with all partners, especially EMIL in supporting its work program to develop West Qurna 1 to achieve its best potential in producing oil in the field and continue to provide added value to other partners."

John Anis further added, "in 2023 and in the future, PIEP can ensure that this acquisition can provide additional production to Pertamina's Upstream Subholding of 100,000 BOPD and it is hoped that this production can continue to increase in accordance with the potential of the West Qurna 1 field".

"With the spirit of Go Global, Pertamina believes that with a strong commitment to continue to grow and develop, it will strengthen its position as a World Class National Energy Company," concluded Wiko.

PT Pertamina Hulu Energi (PHE) as Subholding Upstream through PT Pertamina Internasional EP (PIEP) plays a key role in cooperation with foreign partners, especially in the field of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production which operates on 4 continents and 12 countries, one of which is oil and gas operations in Iraq which has one of the largest oil and gas reserves in the world. 

Other countries are Algeria, Malaysia, Canada, Colombia, France, Gabon, Italy, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, and Tanzania.

One of the main objectives of establishing PIEP by PT Pertamina (Persero) is to strengthen the role of PT Pertamina (Persero) in managing national energy security, by increasing oil and gas reserves and production from overseas assets and operations.

Since its establishment, PIEP has been committed to contributing by bringing products from abroad to Indonesia (Bring Barrels Home) to meet the needs of PT Pertamina (Persero) refineries, as well as a form of PIEP's contribution in filling the gap between demand and supply of oil and gas in Indonesia.

Based on PIEP's 2021 Financial Report, from 2014 to 2021, PIEP has contributed as much as 51 million barrels of oil, or around US$ 2.8 billion to be sent domestically. This means that PIEP has contributed to improving Indonesia's balance of payments. About more than 80% of the oil produced from abroad has been sent to domestic refineries.

PIEP's net profit in 2021 recorded the highest record with an achievement of US$ 254.98 million or grew 134.31% year on year (YOY). In 2021, PIEP has succeeded in implementing the OPTIMUS project which is a net profit optimization program with a total achievement or exceeding 377% of the optimization target of US$ 11.06 million. This achievement consisted of additional revenue growth of US$3.24 million which was an acceleration of Place Into Service (PIS) in Algeria and US$38.49 million which came from cost optimization. 

PIEP's net profit in 2021 recorded the highest record at US$ 254.98 million which grew by 134.31% (YOY).

PIEP's crude oil production in 2021 was realized at 96.67 MBOPD or 101.43% of the target of 95.31 MBOPD and the realization of PIEP's natural gas production in 2021 was recorded at 326.61 MMSCFD or 104.54% of the target of 312.42 MMSCFD.

Investor Daily, Page-10, Tuesday, Feb 21, 2023

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

How to Change the Blogspot Domain to a Custom Domain is very easy at Niaga Hoster

    Blogspot is still one of the favorite choices for those who want to create a Blogspot. According to data owned by the BuiltWith website, currently Blogspot ranks second in the category of blogs in Indonesia.

    This platform is generally preferred because it can be used as a way to create a free website and is easy to use. In addition, Blogspot also provides various Attractive responsive Blogger templates.

    Blogspot has many advantages because we need to buy expensive hosting. The files hosted by Google are free forever and will not be lost even if our domain expires late and is extended by 1 month, the files will still be there forever. Unlike WordPress, the hosting is expensive and not free, and if our domain is renewed 14 days late, the data will automatically be lost forever and we will start all over again entering data one by one and which is very annoying.

    But there is the latest update from Google that since March 20, 2023, subdomains are no longer valid. You can no longer add or manage subdomains that are part of the Sites found on the Sites tab. Any subdomains in your account that are part of the Site will be deleted. this change will not affect ad serving or your earnings.

    Apart from being long and unattractive, using subdomains can reduce the credibility of your blog. Fortunately, you can replace it with a domain name of your own choice. Here, you will learn how to easily change your Blogspot domain.

Table of Content :

I How to Change Blogspot Domain Manually

1. Enter New CNAME in cPanel

1.1. Log in to the member area of your Niagahoster account

1.2. Click the Domain tab and the domain name to use.

1.3. Select the DNS Management tab, then click the Add New Record button.

1.4. In the Record Type column, select CNAME. 

1.5. Click the Save Changes button.

2. Point Domain IP to Google Server IP

3. Overlay Domain to Blogspot

II. Ways to Change Blogspot Domains Automatically

III. Why do you need to use a custom domain on Blogspot?

IV. Let's Replace Your Blogspot Domain with a Custom Domain!

I. How to Change Blogspot Domain Manually

How to change the Blogspot domain name manually is a rather long process, but it's easy to put into practice. Just follow the steps below This:

1. Enter New CNAME in cPanel

The first step is to add a new CNAME to your domain management panel's DNS management. Follow these steps.

1.1. Log in to the member area of your Niagahoster account

1.2. Click the Domain tab and the domain name to use.

1.3. Select the DNS Management tab, then click the Add New Record button.

1.4. In the Record Type column, select CNAME. Then fill in the "Subdomain" column with "www" and the Hostname column with "".

1.5. Click the Save Changes button.

2. Point Domain IP to Google Server IP

Still on the DNS Management page, you have to click the Add New Record button again. But this time the selected record type is A Record. Add the following 4 A records pointing to the Google IP. If an A record for "" already exists, you must delete the existing A record. After that, enter the following IP addresses one by one in the IPv4 Address field:

3. Overlay Domain to Blogspot

For the last stage, do the steps below:

3.1. Login to the Google account used for your Blog.

3.2. Click the Settings menu on the left side of the page.

3.3. In the Publishing section, click the "Custom domain" button.

3.4. Enter your custom domain in the column provided, then click the Save button. Keep in mind that Blogspot cannot use naked domains. Therefore, whatever your domain is, add www in front of it followed by a period before the domain name.

3.5. A statement will appear that you have not succeeded in connecting the domain with Blogspot. Do not worry. The purpose of this step is to display The Cname shown below the message. Cname Blogspot consists of two, named "Name" and "Destination". Copy the two Cname codes and leave this page open.

Sub Domain : 1, Hostname 2

3.6. Return to the DNS Management page in the domain panel. Click the Add new record button and select CNAME as the record type. According to the illustration above, enter the code on the left into the Subdomain field. Then enter the other code into the Hostname column. Click Save changes.

3.7. Reopen the Blogspot settings page and click the Save Record.

3.8. If it still fails, try clicking Save again until it works. The cause of this failure is propagation, which is the process of connecting your domain to the server Blogspot. This process can take up to several minutes.

II. How to Change Blogspot Domain Automatically

There is a shorter way for those of you who buy a domain name at Niagahoster. On Niagahoster, you can easily change your Blogspot to (dot) .COM using the One Click Blogspot Integration feature. Here are the steps:

1. You can immediately start by requesting a CNAME from Blogspot as previously explained.

2. Enter the DNS Management page on the Niagahoster account panel. Click the Custom Blogspot button.

3. A pop-up menu will appear containing the Domain and Value columns. Enter Cname in both fields as in the previous method. After that, click Save changes.

4. Return to the Blogspot settings page and click the Save button.

III. Why Do You Need to Use a Custom Domain on Blogspot?

    Don't rush to follow how to delete a blog on Blogspot. In fact, you can use a custom domain or a domain name that you choose yourself. Following is the reason for using a custom domain:

FLEXIBILITY. Subdomains cannot be moved to other platforms. If one day you decide to switch to a content management system (CMS) like WordPress, an existing blog address cannot be used on the new platform. You will lose if you already have many loyal readers.

    Hard to find on Google. When entering a search keyword on Google, most likely no blog from Blogspot will appear. Therefore, Blogspot is not the right choice if you want your blog to be famous.

    Not professional looking. Blogspot is not the right medium to build a brand. The amount of spam that is done with reduces the credibility of this platform.

    Hard to get backlinks. Backlinks are one way to make your blog easy for Google to find. But with the reasons above, the blog owner or other websites are usually reluctant to provide backlinks if you use Blogspot.

    Can be used to create emails. Domain owners can also create an email account with their blog name behind it, such as If used in a business context, of course, the email address makes you look professional.

IV. Let's Replace Your Blogspot Domain with a Custom Domain!

    Blogspot users usually get a subdomain, but you can replace it with a custom domain.

    There are several stages that must be passed in the replacement process, namely entering a new Cname, directing the IP domain to Google's IP server, and connecting the domain to Blogspot.

    Users who buy domains on Niagahoster can also do it in an easier way. You only need to get the Cname from Blogspot and copy it into the Blogspot custom menu in the Niagahoster domain panel.

    So, you are more confident about buying a domain at Niagahoster, right? If so, click the button below.


    Hope this guide is useful for you. If you have questions, you can leave a comment in the column provided below this article.

    Domains need not be expensive. Domain prices don't always drain your wallet. Several domain extensions such as .xyz, .online, and .site are available for a price affordable. You can even buy a cheap domain with a .site extension for only IDR 14,000 or US$1 at Niagahoster. Have a Nice Business.