Curriculum Vitae

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Salis S. Aprilian, Ph.D.

salis.aprilian@digitalenergyasia.com
Updated: December 27, 2023

I am a petroleum engineer, and I have experiences in various key executive positions in upstream, midstream, and downstream of oil and gas sector, such as: President Director of Pertamina EP Cepu (2008); President Director of Pertamina EP (2009-2011); President Director of Pertamina Hulu Energi (2011-2012); President Director and CEO of PT Badak NGL (2014-2017); Technical Expert and Strategic Advisor to Gas Directorate of Pertamina (2017-2018).

Now, besides as a Founder and CEO of DEA (PT Digital Energy Asia), an independent consultant company, I am working as Managing Director of PT Proteknik Utama, an oil and gas technology provider agency in Indonesia.

I am also active volunteering a part of my time for professional organizations, such as: SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers); IATMI (Ikatan Ahli Teknik Perminyakan Indonesia -- the Society of Indonesian Petroleum Engineers); IPA (Indonesia Petroleum Association), IGS (Indonesia Gas Society); METI (Masyarakat Energi Terbarukan Indonesia -- The Society of Renewable Energy Indonesia); etc. Now I am a member of Advisory Board of SPE Asia Pacific, and Senior Advisor of IGS and IATMI. Also as member of Advisory Board of Petroleum Engineering Department – Bandung Institute of Technology.

I achieved BS and MS degrees in Petroleum Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), in 1987 and 1993; and Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1998. I wrote 3 books, i.e.: “Striving for National Energy Company” (2012); “The (L)earning Company” (2019); “Rejuvenation!” (2021); and “TAHAJJUD CALL” (2023).

My vision is to developing the young professionals in oil, gas, and energy industries to sustain the business more sensible to the environment.

  • BS – Petroleum Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (1987)
  • MS – Petroleum Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (1993)
  • D. – Petroleum Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (1998)
  • ECGL (Executive Center of Global Leadership), Jakarta (2008)
  • Transformation Leadership Engine (2020)
  • Certified Coach from HIJRAH COACH (2020)
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Oil & Gas Field Development
  • Business Strategic in Oil & Gas Industry
  • Project Management
  • Business Acumen
  • Coaching / Mentoring / Teaching
  • Building Trust
  • Change Leadership
  • Developing Strategic Relationship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Establishing Strategic Direction
  • Selling the Vision
  • Writing the Books

PT Proteknik Utama (www.proteknik-utama.com)

Managing Director

July 2021 - Present

 

Digital Energy Asia (www.digitalenergyasia.com)

Founder and CEO

June 2018 - Present

 

HIJRAH COACH

Associate Business and Leadership Coach

September 2020 – Present

 

PT Pertamina (Persero)

Technical Expert and Strategic Advisor

July 2017 - June 2018

TESA (Technical Expert and Strategic Advisor) to Gas Directorate

 

PT Badak NGL - a subsidiary company of Pertamina

President Director and CEO

January 2015 - July 2017

Operate and Manage the LNG Plant located in Bontang, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The natural gas is from East Kalimantan gas producers, such as Total, Vico, Chevron, and ENI (later in 2016/17)

 

PT Pertagas Niaga

Commissioner

September 2014 - July 2015

Pertagas Niaga is a subsidiary company of PT Pertagas for marketing (buy and sale) natural gas owned by Pertamina

 

PT Arun NGL - a subsidiary company of Pertamina

President Commissioner

July 2014 - December 2014

PT Arun NGL has operated the LNG Plant in Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia.

 

PT Pertamina (Persero)

SVP Gas Engineering & Operation Management

August 2013 - December 2014

Managing Gas & Power Projects especially for engineering, applied technologies, and operations, as well as optimizing the gas assets and subsidiary management.

 

BOB Pertamina-BSP Blok CPP

Member of JMC (Joint Management Committee)

November 2011 - December 2014

Supervising management and operational exploration-production activities of BOB Pertamina-BSP that operates the CPP Block in Central Sumatra.

 

Gas Directorate – PT Pertamina (Persero)

Senior Vice President Gas & Power

February 2013 - August 2013

Managing the Gas Balance (from upstream, midstream, to downstream activities, including the LNG) of Pertamina and looking for any opportunity to develop Power from non-renewable and renewable energy resources.

 

PT Pertamina Hulu Energi

President Director

November 2011 - January 2013

Managing all assets of Pertamina Upstream under Joint Operation with multinational and private national companies.

 

PT Pertamina (Persero)

Senior Vice President Upstream Strategic Planning

April 2011 - October 2011

Managing and synchronize a strategic planning for Upstream Directorate and its subsidiaries to meet the targets of Pertamina (Persero).

 

PT Pertamina EP

President Director

December 2008 - March 2011

Managing all assets of Pertamina EP

 

PT Pertamina EP Cepu

President Director

June 2008 - November 2008

Managing all assets of joint venture of Pertamina – ExxonMobil at Cepu Block

 

Mobil Cepu Limited (MCL)

Vice General Manager / Project Executive of Banyu Urip

June 2006 - May 2008

Managing Banyu Urip Project as joint venture of Pertamina – ExxonMobil at Cepu Block

  1. “Application of fractal reservoir model for interference test analysis in Kamojang geothermal field (Indonesia)”
    S Aprilian, D Abdassah, L Mucharam, R Sumantri
    SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (1993)

 

  1. “A Closer Look at Non-Uniqueness During Dynamic Data Integration into Reservoir”
    RH Cobena, SS Aprilian, A Datta-Gupta
    SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference?, SPE-39669-MS  (1998)

 

  1. “A preliminary study of development of coalbed methane (CBM) in South Sumatra”
    K Kurnely, B Tamtomo, S Aprilian, I Doria
    SPE Asia Pacific oil and gas conference and exhibition, SPE-80518-MS       (2003)

 

  1. “Rejuvenation of matured oil fields in South Sumatra, Indonesia”
    S Aprilian, K Kurnely, K Novian
    SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, SPE-80438-MS      (2003)

 

  1. “A new strategy of brownfield development in new PT Pertamina EP Indonesia”
    K Kurnely, S Aprilian, P Suarsana
    SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, SPE-101242-MS   (2006)

 

  1. “Improving the Value-Risk Management on Revitalizing Mature Oil Fields in One Company's Operating Area”
    S Aprilian, K Kurnely
    SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition?, SPE-100879-MS            (2006)

 

  1. “The Role of Society of Indonesian Petroleum Engineers (IATMI) as a Professional Organization in Stimulating a Synergism of the Academy-Business-Government (ABG) Relationship in …”
    S Aprilian, PS Adisoemarta, B Ismanto
    SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition     (2011)

 

  1. “Scratching additional oil in South Sumatra matured oil fields, Indonesia”
    S Aprilian, K Kurnely, K Novian
    SPE Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference     (2003)

 

  1. “Improving Production Monitoring And Surveillance By Using An Integrated Production Data Management”
    S Aprilian, R Maria
    SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, SPE-80523-MS      (2003)

 

  1. “Integrated production data management improves monitoring, reporting”
    S APRILIAN, R MARIA
    World oil 224 (9), 39-45 (2003)

 

  1. “Pressure Transient for Interference Test Data in Kamojang Geothermal Wells Using New Concept of Fractal Model”
    SS Aprilian, D Abdassah, L Mucharam, R Sumantri
    Indonesian Petroleum Association            (1993)

 

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