Saudi Plans Energy Investment in Indonesia

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo was in Riyadh on Sunday, April 14. Jokowi met with the Saudi Arabian Energy Minister, Khalid Al-Falih, at the Royal Guest House.

    The president and the minister talked about the energy partnership between Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.

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    "One of the issues discussed was the potential for cooperation between Aramco and Pertamina to work on the Cilacap Refinery," Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi said as quoted from a press released by the Presidential Secretariate, Monday, April 15.

    In addition to oil refineries, Retno said, the Saudis are also interested to establish partnership with Indonesia in the field of petrochemicals.

    AHMAD FAIZ