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Govt criticized for inaction on rampant oil theft

  • Amahl S. Azwar

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, October 9 2012 | 09:30 am

The government appears to be ignoring the “elephant in the room” in widespread oil theft cases across the nation following an explosion near an oil pipeline in South Sumatra last week blamed on illegal taps, an expert has said.

Indonesian energy think tank ReforMiner Institute executive director Pri Agung Rakhmanto said on Monday that the government was “not serious” and “underes...