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Indonesia calls for bids for offshore, onshore blocks

18th September 2013

Indonesian ministry of energy and resources auctioning 18 offshore and onshore oil and gas blocks

Indonesia calls for bids for onshore, offshore blocks
Most blocks are located offshore, with 16 offered through direct bids and two through regular tenders

Indonesia’s government on Monday announced the first round of auctions for 18 offshore and onshore oil and gas blocks, local news agency Antara reported, with the majority being offshore and located in eastern territories.

 

The country’s ministry of energy and resources is formally inviting companies to bid for the blocks, with 16 offered through direct bids and two through regular tenders.

 

Blocks offered through direct bids include:

Palmerah Baru onshore block in South Sumatra and Jambi;

•Sakti offshore block in Central Java and East Java;

•North Madura II offshore block;

•North East Madura VI offshore block;

•Anugerah offshore block in East Java;

•East Bontang onshore and offshore blocks in East Kalimantan;

•North Adang offshore block in Makassar Strait;

•South Sulawesi I offshore block in West Sulawesi and South Sulawesi;

•South Sulawesi II offshore block in South Sulawesi;

•Southeast Sulawesi I offshore block in Southeast Sulawesi and Central Sulawesi;

•Southeast Sulawesi II offshore block in Southeast Sulawesi;

•West Abadi offshore block in Maluku;

•Yamdena offshore block in Maluku;

•South Aru offshore block in Maluku;

•Bird's Head offshore block in West Papua;

•Merauke onshore block in Papua.

 

The two blocks offered via regular tenders are the East Seringapatam offshore block in East Nusa Tenggara and the East Abadi offshore blocks in Maluku.

 

The ministry has indicated that bid documents for the regular tender are open to bidders from 16 September 2013 to 27 January 2014 and participation documents must be submitted no later than 27 January 2014.  

 

Documents for the direct tender can be claimed from 16 September to 30 October of this year and participation documents must be handed in by 31 October.