Indonesia energy minister appoints new oil and gas chief

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JAKARTA, IndonesiaIndonesia Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said reported on Nov. 4 that he had signed a letter to replace the director general for oil and gas at the ministry, according to The Jakarta Post.

Sudirman has appointed Naryanto Wagimin as the acting chief for the oil and gas directorate general, a post previously led by Edy Hermantoro. Prior to the appointment, Naryanto served as the director for upstream oil and gas at the directorate general.

The Jakarta Post noted that Sudirman, who was sworn in as a minister last week, has vowed to settle problems in the country’s energy and mining sector and that part of the moves would include "refreshing" several posts.


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