Remember me | Forgot password
For full content view: Log in Now!
Can Indonesia live up to its promise? When the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, there was fear that Indonesia – the largest democratic, but predominantly Muslim nation – would be a similar target for the Al Qaeda network. "We were largely fearful that the events of Sept. 11 would be repeated in Indonesia, since Indonesia has largely condemned the attack on the U.S. and has (visited) the U.S., expressing its support for the bombing of the Taliban in Afghanistan," said Major General R. Soemadi of the Ministry of Defense. There were several short-lived demonstrations in the streets of Jakarta, followed by a bomb scare in a local shopping complex. This was nothing significant. However, on a greater scale, Indonesia was fast losing its competitiveness as an Asian E&P haven. Despite the country’s long-time producer status, little was done to shore up foreign investors’ confidence. According to recent governmental data, foreign investment approvals (as of October 2001) fell to U.S.$6.5 billion, down nearly 50% from 2000.
This area of the site is restricted.
In order to gain access, please either Log
In, or subscribe to World Oil.
Two options are available to you for creating an account.
1. Get a Free Trial Subscription to World Oil Magazine and gain immediate access to select content on World Oil Online.
Start a Free Trial Subscription and gain immediate access to the complete current issue of World Oil Magazine. Plus, you’ll receive 3 upcoming issues of World Oil Magazine in print or digital format.* You also receive access to the Energy Events Calendar, Industry Statistics and WO Wire’s news and industry coverage.
2. Purchase a subscription to World Oil magazine and gain immediate
and complete access to World Oil Online. As a Total Access subscriber
you will have access to all areas of the site available to registered users and
free subscribers as well as having access to such premium content areas as:
Physical copies of this content may be available for purchase. Visit the Reprints & Back Issues section.
If you are already a paid subscriber and do not have access, please email CustomerService@worldoil.com.
World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.
Denver, CO - December 11-13
Doha - January 20-22
Cancun - January 27-29
All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2013 World Oil. © 2013 Gulf Publishing Company.