The government suggested people not to do panic buying due to the plan of increasing the subsidized fuel price. The government ensures the availability of subsidized fuel supply.
Three weeks after the inauguration, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Sudirman Said visited Directorate General of Oil and Gas at Plaza Centris, Kuningan, Jakarta on Tuesday (11/11). In the visit, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources led a meeting with Echelon I in Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, had a discussion with staffs of Directorate General of Oil and Gas, as well as visited oil lifting monitoring room and oil and gas investment room.
In 2014, the oil and gas upstream and downstream business has drilled 1,036 wells. Based on SKK Migas data, there have been 67 exploration wells and 969 development wells until 31 October 2014. This number has not included thousands of workover and well maintenance.