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About EMP

About EMP

PT ENERGI MEGA PERSADA TBK. (“EMP” or the “Company”) is an upstream oil and natural gas company that has operating areas in Indonesia and Mozambique. EMP’s business activities includes exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas and coal bed methane.

EMP was established in 2001 and has been a publicly listed company in Indonesia Stock Exchange since 2004. Through its subsidiaries, EMP operates working interest in 8 oil and natural gas properties: Bentu, Korinci Baru, Malacca Strait, Tonga and Gebang in Sumatera; Kangean in East Java; Sanggatta II in East Kalimantan; and Buzi in Mozambique.

The Company applies its extensive skills in reservoir management, innovative use of modern technology and drilling techniques to the exploration and production of oil and natural gas in an area of over 22,000 km2. EMP is a major natural gas supplier of the rapidly growing region of East Java and Sumatera, both for power generation through the National Electricity Company (PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara – PLN) as well as for feed stock for industrial needs.


To become the leading independent Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Company in Asia. To implement safety, health and environmental protection excellence, to uphold good corporate governance, and to contribute to the community development.

Brief History

October 2001

Company established: EMP is known today as an active producer, developer and explorer of upstream oil and gas sector.

February 2003

Acquired RHI Corp (RHI), owner of Kondur Petroleum S.A. (Kondur), operator for the Malacca Strait PSC (production sharing contract) and carrying a 34.46% working interest.

February 2004

Acquired PT Imbang Tata Alam (ITA) carrying a 26.03% working interest in the Malacca Strait PSC. Kondur and ITA together hold a 60.49% working interest in the Malacca Strait PSC

June 2004

Listed on the Jakarta Stock Exchange, code: ENRG.

August 2004

Acquired Energi Mega Pratama Inc. which in turn owned a 100% working interest in the Kangean PSC through EMP Exploration (Kangean) Ltd. and EMP Kangean Ltd. EMP Kangean Ltd is the operator of the PSC.

January 2006

Completed rights issue raising Rp3.78 trillion to fund the purchase of assets of PT Tunas Harapan Perkasa (THP) including a Rp832 billion to support working capital requirements.

January 2006

Acquired THP for a total consideration of US$ 308.6 million, owner of five separate PSCs via five wholly-owned subsidiaries. Total 2P oil and gas reserves acquired are 88 mmboe.

May 2007

Closed transaction with Mitsubishi corporation and Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. Ltd. to introduce them as strategic partner via a share subscription into EMP’s subsidiaries, Energi Mega Pratama Inc. The closing of this deal resulted in Mitsubishi amp; JAPEX assuming in agregate an indirect 50% working interest in Kangean PSC. EMP still retains a 50% indirect interest in Kangean PSC and it receive US$ 360 million from the transaction.

July 2007

Deconsolidation of Lapindo Brantas Inc, Kalila Energy Limited, and Pan Asia Enterprise from EMP’s consolidated financial statements (in line with the Indonesian Accounting Standards).

March 2008

Converted a loan from Minarak Labuan Co. (L) Ltd’s (“MLC”) to Kalila Energy Limited (“KEL”) and Pan Asia Enterprise Limited (“PAN”) into shares in KEL and PAN by issuing new shares in KEL and PAN. KEL and PAN are the owners of Lapindo Brantas Inc. Consequently, ENRG’s stakes in KEL and PAN were diluted to 0.01 %.

April 2008

Acquired the Tonga PSC for US$11,800,000. Tonga PSC is estimated to have up to 90 million barrels of Oil Equivalent in place. The block which is located in North Sumatera made discovery of 850 barrels of oil per day in Tonga – 1 well.

May 2009

Was awarded 2 new Coal Bed Methane Contracts (Sangatta -2 and Tabulako) in Kalimantan with the combined estimated resources of 1.5 trillion cubic feet of gas (signature bonus paid: US$2.5 million).

February 2010

EMP completed the 2nd Rights Issue, raising Rp4.84 trillion (US$519 million) proceed. The rights proceed was used to partly repay the outstanding loan (US$250 million) and to secure the acquisition of 10% stake in Masela PSC from Inpex Masela Ltd. Post the loan repayment, ENRG’s consolidated Debt to Equity ratio improved from 3.2x (FYE 2009) to 0.5x (1Q 2010).

November 2010

EMP completed the financial closing of the 10% acquisition of Masela PSC from Inpex. Consequently, EMP nett 2P reserves increased by 138% to 531 million barrels equivalent.

December 2011

EMP’s 51% owned subsidiary acquired 36.72% stake in Offshore Nortwest Java (ONWJ) PSC from CNOOC for $212 million ($2.4/BOE (2P)). EMP effectively owns 18.73% equity stake in ONWJ PSC. The acquisition increased EMP’s net 2P reserves by 10% to 586 million barrels of oil equivalent.

December 22, 2011

Acquired 18.73% effective stake in ONWJ PSC for US$2.4/BOE (Net 2P reserve increase of 10% and net production increase of 72%).

May 22, 2012

Tonga PSC Block has commenced the first oil production at the rate of 500 barrel per day from Tonga-01 Oil Well.

May 29, 2012

EMP completed the financial closing of the 10% acquisition of Masela PSC from Inpex. Consequently, EMP net 2P reserves increased by 138% to 531 million barrels equivalent.

April 19, 2013

ENRG required an additional 41% stake in Tonga PSC from PT Capitalinc Investment Tbk. and PT Capital Petroline. Consequently, ENRG’s stake in Tonga PSC increases from previously 53.4375% to 94,2875%.

June 28, 2013

PT EMP Energi Indonesia, the subsidiary of PT Energi Mega Persada Tbk, has concluded the sale of its 10% participating interest in the Masela PSC.

October 2013

Acquired 75% stake in the Buzi EPCC block in Mozambique, Africa, which has 283 billion cubic feet of proved & probable reserve and 13.4 trillion cubic feet of prospective resources of gas (100% basis).

November 2015

EMP Gebang Limited signed a Contract Extension on the Gebang Block in North Sumatera for a 20-year period, with 100% participating interest in the block.