Indrillco cooperates with Central Sumatra Energy have just received an approval from Director General
for Oil and Gas, The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to starts the joint study for finding shale
gas petential in Sumatra area. Since shale gas exploration is new in Indonesia, the government will
award the contracts through direct offer mechanism, not through opened tender. To support the development
of unconventional gas such as CBM and shale gas, the government has issued Ministerial
Decree No.5, 2012 on the procedures of awarding non-conventional gas.