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“The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) is a nonprofit organization devoted to independent, in-depth research on energy issues at the local, national and global levels with a strong focus on energy security.”

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Accepted Papers for PYC International Energy Conference 2017

Our call for papers program requires every entry to go through a rigorous selection process to determine whether the topic and the content are...

Deadline Extended for PYC 2nd Anniversary Paper Competition: Energy Law, Governance, and Policy

The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC), as a non-profit organization with a focus on the energy sector, is devoted to independent and in-depth research in...

PYC Field Study: Biogas Reactor at PT Swen Inovasi Transfer in Ciomas, Bogor

Figure 1. The PYC Researchers and the Swen IT team. On May 15, 2019, Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) researchers visited PT Swen Inovasi Transfer (Swen...

PYC’s Participation in The Welcoming Event for Alumni of LPDP 2019

Figure 1. PYC Team participated in the Welcoming Event for  Alumni of LPDP 2019 The Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan (LPDP) program is one of the...

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

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.