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Legal glitch derails icon of industry reform

  • Amahl S. Azwar

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, November 14 2012 | 09:04 am
Legal glitch derails icon of industry reform

With upstream oil and gas regulator BPMigas declared obsolete by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, the former head of the now defunct institution, Raden Priyono, mourns the demise of what he considers one of Indonesia’s reform icons after the fall of Soeharto’s autocratic rule in 1998.

The founding of the so-called implementing body for oil and gas regulations in July 2002 was meant as a co...