Jakarta (ANTARA) - State-owned inspection service firm PT Sucofindo supports the Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas) in realizing the target of producing one million barrels of oil per day (bpd) and 12 billion standard cubic feet of gas per day (bscfd) in 2030.

Commercial Director of PT Sucofindo Darwin Abas, in a written statement received here, Friday, stated that the support was realized through the cooperation between Sucofindo and SKK Migas, which was marked by the signing of a memorandum of understanding at the 2022 International Convention on Indonesian Upstream Oil and Gas (IOG) in Bali.

In addition, in support of increasing national capacity and capability of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) assisted by Cooperation Contract Contractors (KKKS), Sucofindo has Domestic Level Component (TKDN) verification and certification services as well as TKDN Consulting services.

The support is also in line with Presidential Instruction Number 2 of 2022 on the Acceleration of Increasing the Use of Domestic Products and Products of Micro, Small, and Cooperative Enterprises.

Sucofindo has also signed a joint agreement with the National Capacity Forum (Kapnas) 2023 and KKKS as an effort to increase the 2023 National Capacity through Sucofindo's Testing, Inspection, and Certification (TIC) services as well as participated in hosting the Pre National Capacity Forum at Graha Sucofindo on Wednesday (May 3).

Furthermore, to increase the capabilities of MSMEs, Sucofindo has halal certification in line with its role as the Main Halal Inspection Agency, with a scope of national and international services.

Sucofindo also provides services to improve the quality of management of Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility (TJSL) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs by calculating the impact of the CSR program through the Social Return on Investment (SROI) method.

"SROI seeks to reduce inequality in environmental aspects and increase welfare by incorporating social, environmental, and economic costs and benefits (economic costs & benefits)," Abas remarked.

Currently, Sucofindo already has services related to mentoring or consulting and assurance or CSR auditing, CSV implementation and SROI measurement, Community Satisfaction Index, Social Mapping, CSR Gap Analysis version ISO 26000, consulting for making CSR guidelines ISO 26000, ISO 26000 CSR Training , and ISO 26000 version of the CSR Report Audit.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the 2023 Kapnas Forum Erwin Suryadi stated that the National Capacity Forum was one of ’the efforts of SKK Migas to strengthen the capacity of business players, manufacturers, and vendors, as well as MSMEs to support the upstream oil and gas industry.

This is in accordance with the plans and strategies for Indonesia Oil and Gas 4.0, one of the targets of which is to increase the multiplier effect of the upstream oil and gas industry.

"We are focusing on this effort by encouraging the concept of business integration between business actors, manufacturers, and vendors, as well as MSMEs as a support for the upstream oil and gas industry. The potential for upstream oil and gas has many aspects and can be integrated with each other, especially in increasing national capacity," he remarked.

SKK Migas encourages MSMEs to become more competent and independent to enable them to take part nationally and internationally, which is one of the real contributions of the upstream oil and gas industry in increasing the capacity of MSMEs.

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Editor: Sri Haryati
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