On March 3, 2020, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) signed Regulation No. 7/2020 (Permen ESDM 7/2020). The Permen ESDM regulates a lot of things, but several provisions gained more rejection than the other provisions. The Ministry is accused of paving ways for the conglomerates. The allegations are strong enough that the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Arifin Tasrif was recently reported to the National Ombudsman.
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