Pertamina Geothermal Energy has been recognised with three awards for the geothermal category, namely Best Category, Best Technical Discovery, and Best People Development, at the Indonesian Geologists (IAGI) Exploration Awards 2020.
PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) won three awards at the Association of Indonesian Geologists (IAGI) Exploration Awards 2020 to coincide with the 60th anniversary of IAGI and the 75th anniversary of Mining and Energy, on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
The award is given to companies that consistently carry out exploration activities in the fields of Oil and Gas, Mineral, Coal, Geothermal in Indonesia. PGE won awards in the geothermal sector, namely Best Category, Best Technical Discovery, and Best People Development.
Chairman of IAGI, Sukmandaru Prihatmoko, said that the most essential objective of exploration is inventory, so that the state can set a strategy for its use in the future. Therefore IAGI plays an active role by providing input to the government and industry so that exploration activities for geological resources can continue to increase.
“This award is a form of our appreciation and hopes that exploration activities will continue to increase in the interests of economic growth and national energy security,” he said
PTH President Director of PGE, Tafif Azimudin, in his speech expressed his gratitude for the IAGI Awards 2020 which was given directly by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Arifin Tasrif so that it became PGE’s spirit in developing Geothermal Energy in Indonesia.
“Alhamdulillah, PGE received three awards at the IAGI Exploration Awards 2020, so that it can be a spirit in a difficult situation like this and be able to make work more effectively to contribute to developing geothermal energy in Indonesia,” said Tafif.