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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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Bandung Institute of Technology Professor’s Forum: Strategy to Increase National Oil and Gas Reserves and Productions

Figure 1. Dwi Soetjipto (Head of SKK Migas) presented the strategy to increase national oil and gas reserves and productions National oil and gas reserves...

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...

5 Days Left – The 3rd Junior Chess Championship (The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Trophy)

  As the registration deadline is drawing near, we would like to invite you again to join and register to our 3rd Junior Chess Championship...

Book Launched for Purnomo Yusgiantoro

"Purnomo Yusgiantoro: Sahabatku, Humanis, Humoris, Profesional"The love of Mrs. Lis Purnomo Yusgiantoro for her husband is limitless. To surprise Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro 65th birthday, Mrs....

PYC-ERIA Focus Group Discussion on Alternative Energy Policy for Manufacturing Industry: Electricity and Natural Gas

Figure 1. The panel session of the second PYC-ERIA Focus Group Discussion offered broad perspectives on energy issues in the manufacturing industry from respected...

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Prof. Ir. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, MSc, MA, PhD, IPU

Founder of Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)

Purnomo Yusgiantoro is the Founder of 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 teaching the subject of energy economics at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). In addition, 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 the Executive Office of the President Republic of Indonesia.

Purnomo has vast experiences working and contributing in the energy and defence 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 has held a position as Vice Governor of National Defense Agencies (Lemhannas). Purnomo was the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia for three consecutive terms, from 2000 until 2009. After that, he held the position of Minister of Defense of the 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.