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Regional Waste Management in Indonesia and Other Asian Countries

Figure 1. The speakers of the seminar “Regional Waste Management in Indonesia and Other Asian Countries” The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) attended the seminar, that...

PYC Attended the Opening of the Lotus Sutra Exhibition

Figure 1. The Lotus Sutra Exhibition symbolically opened by a ribbon-cutting ceremony On September 10, 2019, The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center attended the opening of the...

International Petroleum Fiscal System and Production Sharing Contracts Courses

Figure 1. David Johnston, as the course’s trainer, was taken photos together with all course’s participants on the last day of the course. On 2...

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...

SKK Migas Public Lecture on Revitalizing the Oil and Gas Industry

Figure 1. Professor Peter Cameron delivering his lecture on Revitalizing the Oil and Gas Industry: Lesson from the UK. SKK Migas invited the Purnomo Yusgiantoro...

Energy Investment in Indonesia in The Era of Low Carbon Economy: Challenges & Opportunities

Figure 1. Keynote speakers, panel speakers and moderator on the Energy Investment in Indonesia in The Era of Low Carbon Economy: Challenges & Opportunities   Purnomo...

Focus Group Discussion on Roles of TNI and Global Challenges in 2045

Figure 1. The speakers and respondents of the FGD TNI Tentara Nasional Indonesia held a Focus Group Discussion to gather perspectives on the role of...

PYC Attended Business and Economics National Conference

Figure 1. Keynote speech by Mr. Rudiantara, Minister of Communication and Information of Indonesia   On August 27, 2019, Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) attended Business and...

Handing Over Ceremony of Solar Home System at Infantry Brigade 3 (Brigif 3) of Marine Forces, Sorong

Figure 1. All parties involved in the solar home system grant program, including PYC, IPS, Unhan and Brigif 3 of Marine Forces. International Power Supply...

The 4th Junior Chess Tournament “Purnomo Yusgiantoro Cup”

Figure 1. Mr. Imam Nahrawi, Minister of Youth and Sports of Indonesia, was delivering his opening speech Figure 2. The winner of The Chess Competition...

Prospects for the Development and Improvement of Natural Gas Utilization in Kalimantan, Through the Construction of Trans Kalimantan Transmission Pipeline

Figure 1. The participants of the Focus Group Discussion (FGD) Downstream Oil and Gas Regulatory Agency (BPH Migas) held a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) session...

Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

Figure 1. Dr. (H.C.) Drs. H. Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of Indonesia, delivered a keynote speech The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) attended the mini...

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PYC Webinar – The Ensight: Rethinking Energy-Climate Relations in Indonesia

Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) conducted The Energy Insight (The Ensight) for the second time and it was live-streamed through the official PYC YouTube channel...

The Ensight: Rethinking Energy-Climate Relations in Indonesia

Ikuti Webinar THE ENSIGHT oleh Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center! The Ensight akan membahas apakah pengembangan energi dan kebijakan iklim saat ini saling mendukung atau malah bertentangan...

The Urgency of the New and Renewable Energy Law in Indonesia

Prologue Until now, Indonesia does not yet have a Law on New and Renewable Energy (NRE). Regulations regarding NRE are currently limited to government, presidential...

More Strategies for Solar PV Acceleration After Pandemic

Despite promising increase in rooftop solar PV adoption in the last few years, pandemic is expected to hit Indonesia’s solar PV development hard. Government...

Unlocking the Blue Energy Potential in Indonesia

Nowadays, renewables have been a topic of broad discussion. Renewables such as solar energy, bioenergy, geothermal, wind and hydro are commonly discussed in many...
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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.