• The cooperation will allow GE and PDSI to explore potential opportunities for the joint development and innovation of drilling equipment and other challenging onshore and offshore applications;
• This cooperation will also provide opportunities to build service capabilities for Pertamina’s engineers.
The MoU sets the framework for GE and PDSI to jointly develop efficient and innovative drilling equipment and solutions for onshore and offshore applications. In addition, the cooperation will allow GE’s Oil and Gas solutions to be more closely aligned with Pertamina’s strategic objectives to better anticipate technology needs and streamline the delivery process.
This will include assessing the possibility of joint business development to market equipment and services to support oil, gas and geothermal operations in Indonesia, as well as explore potential opportunities to develop equipment maintenance workshop facilities, spare parts inventory, and a technical training center, which will build local service capabilities for Pertamina.
The MoU was signed by Faried Rudiono, President Director of Pertamina Drilling Services Indonesia and Iwan Chandra, President Director GE Oil and Gas Indonesia, witnessed by Syamsu Alam, Director of Upstream, PT Pertamina Persero; and Visal Leng, Asia Pacific Regional General Manager GE Oil and Gas
Faried Rudiono, President Director Pertamina Drilling Services Indonesia, said,“We hope through the support of GE’s Research & Development, PDSI will be able to deliver innovative solutions to our customers. Furthermore, this partnership will allow PDSI to capture new opportunities to drive the company’s growth.”
“GE is encouraged by the government’s commitment to accelerate infrastructure development in the country, especially in the Oil and Gas sector. With the increasing complexity in the industry, it is critical to bring innovations that can help increase efficiency and improve operations, and this is where GE can help,” said Visal Leng, GE Oil and Gas Regional General Manager Asia Pacific.
Iwan Chandra, President Director GE Oil and Gas Indonesia, added,“We are pleased to partner with PDSI in bringing the latest technology and solutions that can optimize operations for Indonesia’s Oil and Gas sector.”
Lelin Eprianto, Director of Marketing & Development PDSI, added,”This cooperation will help PDSI to achieve our vision to be an integrated drilling solution provider by bringing latest technology and resources from GE Oil and Gas Indonesia.”
PT Pertamina Drilling Services Indonesia (PDSI) is a subsidiary of PT Pertamina (Persero) that provides services and integrated drilling solutions for oil, gas and geothermal exploration, exploitation and work-over drilling. PDSI owns 42 land rigs, one joint operating offshore rig, and project locations across Indonesia. Based in Jakarta, the company has proven its professionalism by fullfilling the International Standard ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007.
GE has been in Indonesia since 1940, providing the latest technology and solutions in aviation, transportation, power generation, energy management, oil and gas, health and lighting. GE has 800 employees in its 10 facilities and project locations in Indonesia in addition to its country head office in Jakarta, two factories in Batam and Yogjakarta, and a service center in Bandung.
In 2013, GE Oil and Gas expanded the capabilities of its manufacturing facility in Batam to be the first manufacturing facility in Asia Pacific to produce vertical subsea trees for deep water oil and gas production. This expansion underscores GE’s commitment to localizing more of our company’s business capabilities in Southeast Asia, especially in Indonesia to support the country’s local economic and energy goals.
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