Monday, September 24, 2012


Geothermal Takes a Step Forward in Indonesia With Sumatra Drill  (Jakarta Globe)

The Muara Laboh geothermal prospect is located 
in the South Solok Regency, 150 km south east of 
Padang, capital city of West Sumatera Province. 
(Courtesy Supreme Energy Muara Laboh)
Nearly a decade after government set the rules for geothermal energy, a developer on Friday undertook the first exploration drilling for the much-vaunted resource that could help power the nation.

Supreme Energy Muara Laboh has started drilling at its working area in South Solok, West Sumatra. The activity is expected to take up to nine months to complete, and will be followed by the construction of a 220 megawatt geothermal power plant should the exploration be successful.

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