Chevron Geothermal abandons Lampung project

Chevron Geothermal Indonesia has handed over its working area in Lampung, Sumatra, to the local government, amid increasing concerns on the realization of the country’s extensive plans to tap into
volcanic power.

The director general for renewable energy at the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, Rida Mulyana, said that Chevron Geothermal had decided to return its working area in Suoh-Sekincau, Lampung, to the local administration.

“The company said that its early survey showed that it failed to find steam at an economical level to continue the geothermal project,” Rida said.

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Posted November 14, 2014 by repit in News

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