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Ekonomi Energi

Indonesia’s Energy Sector Investment After the Pandemic Outbreak

By: Akhmad Hanan Introduction Since the first COVID-19 case in Indonesia was announced by President Joko Widodo on March 2, 2020, this pandemic began to impact...

MEMR Regulation No. 8/2020: How to Achieve the Win-Win Solution

Some manufacturing industries are highly dependent to the natural gas price as 70% of the structured cost are allocated for natural gas (Piqsel). By: Massita...

A New Bright Side of Solar Photovoltaics

Solar energy has a brighter future as perovskite is found (Steve Parsons/PA). By: I Dewa Made Raditya Margenta Several countries’ electricity system recorded its “greenest” ever...

The Potential of Mining Sector Added Value Activities

Added value activities for the mining sector will bring many benefits for Indonesia (Pixabay, Pexels). By: Muhammad Razin Abdullah Overview The improvement in the downstream mining sector...

“The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) is a nonprofit think tank 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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“Justice for People’s Welfare and Sustainable Investment” at the Mining and Energy Expo 2017

The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Ignasius Jonan, inaugurated Pertambangan dan Energi Expo 2017 (Mining and Energy Expo 2017) as a celebration...

A Collaboration between PYC and ClimateWorks Australia

On April 2, 2019, the Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) welcomed ClimateWorks Australia, represented by Meg Argyriou and Guntur Sutiyono. ClimateWorks Australia is a non-governmental...

Ekonomi Energi: Teori dan Aplikasi Has Been Published

Purnomo Yusgaintoro Center (PYC) is glad to announce the publication of “Ekonomi Energi: Teori Dan Aplikasi” as a masterpiece of collaborative work between Prof....


For the upcoming 1st issue of the 2nd volume of IJE which will be published on February 2019, we announce a CALL FOR PAPERS...

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...

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KETENTUAN UMUM LOMBA MEMBACA PUISI KELOMPOK UMUR 7-8-9 DAN UMUR 10-11-12 Peserta mendaftar dengan mengisi form pendaftaran secara daring di link https://bit.ly/PUISIPYC2020-REG Peserta terdiri dari...

How Hard COVID-19 Outbreak Could Hit Indonesia’s Energy Sector?

By: Massita Ayu Cindy   COVID-19 Pandemic Timeline Year 2020 might be one of the most unforgettable years by most people worldwide. The COVID-19 virus outbreak has...

PYC Webinar – The Ensight: New (Energy) Normal: How Pandemic Reshapes Indonesia’s Energy Sector

Figure 1. The Ensight Speakers and Moderator. Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) is conducting a series of webinar events this month to commemorate its 4th anniversary....

PYC Webinar Series “Geopolitics of Energy in the South China Sea: The Power of Diplomacy”

The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) has conducted a series of webinar this month to commemorate its 4th anniversary. The second webinar was live-streamed through the official PYC's YouTube channel on June 20th, 2020 at 13.00-15.00 WIB, taking on the theme "Geopolitics of Energy in the South China Sea: The Power of Diplomacy".
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.