BANDUNG – Monday (09/04/17), ITB signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with PT Pusat Riset Energi (PRE) in order to support the growth of the domestic oil and gas industry sector. Located in Rapim A Room, the signing of the MoU was attended by Prof. Bambang Riyanto Trilaksono as the Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Partnership, also by Ir. Herman Y. Sutarto, PhD as President Director of PT Pusat Riset Energi and his staff.
The series of joint research activities of PRE-ITB includes research in Big Data Analysis, Drilling Automation, and Seismic Exploration. The three main topics raised in this joint research are the first steps on building an intelligent infrastructure that will be implemented in the oil and gas sector, both upstream and downstream.
It is hoped that this PRE-ITB collaboration will produce output in the form of appropriate technology that can improve cost efficiency in exploration and production activities, and improve the quality of safety and security for the environment and workers in the Indonesian oil and gas industry.