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Exploration of Biodiesel as the Alternative Energy for National Energy Security and Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Attempt

Figure 1. The participants of the focus group discussion (FGD) at Yayasan Rumah Energi The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) was invited by Yayasan Rumah Energi...

7 Days Left! – Pyc 2nd Anniversary Paper Competition: Energy Law, Governance, and Policy

As the deadline is drawing close, we would like to invite you all to participate in our paper competition in celebration of PYC's 2nd...

Oil & Gas Short Class “General Plan on National Energy: Lighthouse of Indonesia’s Energy Resources Management”

Figure 1. The speakers and attendees of the Oil & Gas Short Class at SBM Building, Institut Teknologi Bandung Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Founder of Purnomo...

Joint Research Event in Sorong, West Papua

Figure 1. Alexander Rangelov (CEO IPS) explain about EXERON Technologies to the participants Indonesia Defense University (IDU), The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) and International Power...

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The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) cautions the public to be alert and vigilant in dealing with any form of fraudulent acts perpetrated by imposters who are not authorized to represent the institution or act on its behalf.


Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) menghimbau masyarakat agar berhati-hati dan waspada dalam menghadapi segala bentuk penipuan yang dilakukan oleh pihak yang tidak berwenang mewakili lembaga atau bertindak atas nama lembaga. 

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Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Ir., M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.

Purnomo Yusgiantoro is the Founder of the Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC). He received his bachelor degree (Ir) in Petroleum Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia; MSc in Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA; MA in Economics from University of Colorado, USA; and PhD in Mineral Economics from Colorado School of Mines, USA. Since 2014, Purnomo dedicates much of his time, knowledge, and skills to teach the subject of energy economics at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). Also, Purnomo is the Co-founder of Universitas Pertahanan (Unhan), Indonesia, where he teaches the subject of energy security until now. He is now a senior advisor for Executive Office of the President Republic of Indonesia.

He has vast experiences working and contributing in the energy and defense sector of Indonesia. He worked as a consultant for the World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the field of energy economics and sustainable development. He also acted as the Chairman of Board of Commissioners for Pertamina. Purnomo also has held a position as Vice Governor of National Defense Agencies (Lemhannas). Purnomo was the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Republic of Indonesia for three consecutive terms, from year 2000 until 2009. He also held the position of Minister of Defense of Republic of Indonesia between 2009 and 2014. In the global sphere, Purnomo served as the Governor of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its Secretary General as well as President, based in Vienna, Austria. He also carried the responsibility as the Chairman of the ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting (AMEM). He continues his devotion to the energy sector development by establishing PYC in 2016.