Indonesia's independent anti-graft agency will target the energy industry to investigate what President Joko Widodo has called an "oil and gas mafia."
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Rudi Rubiandini, the former head of Indonesia’s upstream oil and gas regulator SKKMigas, was sentenced to seven years in jail Tuesday for taking more than $1.5 million in bribes.
The boss of state energy company PT Pertamina, Karen Agustiawan, was ordered to pay bribes to members of House of Representatives, evidence from a related investigation allegedly revealed.
Company Involved: Kernel Oil Pte Ltd
Industry: Oil and Gas
Public Official: Rudi Rubiandini, Chairman of Upstream Oil and Gas Regulatory Special Task Force Team (SKKMigas)
An official of the Singapore-based energy trading firm accused of bribing one of Indonesia's top oil and gas regulators wants to name other companies involved in the graft.
What accounts for Indonesia's rash of big corruption cases? One explanation is that modern election campaigns are costing more than candidates or parties can afford. So they're tapping big and often illegal contributions from local and foreign businesses.
A lawyer for Singapore-based energy trader Kernel Oil said Tuesday that a company official bribed a top Indonesia regulator to break into the country's oil industry.
Indonesia‘s Corruption Eradication Agency arrested the head of the country's oil and gas regulator late Tuesday at his home in Jakarta.