One thing is clear. The government’s decision to give Rokan Block to Pertamina will boost the state oil and gas company’s profile in the region. Few years ago, Pertamina was responsible to less than 20% of the country’s oil and gas production. By early this year, Pertamina’s portion increased to 36% with the start of its control over Mahakam Offshore, the largest gas producing block in the country. To subscribe please click here