PT. Thermochem Indonesia has laboratories and a base for heavy well test equipment in Bandung, West Java, about 130km from Jakarta. These facilities allow for analysis of samples that cannot be easily shipped back to the main USA lab, and for rapid response in field testing requirements by our customers in the Asia-Pacific region. This base also maintains a comprehensive inventory of test equipment, specialized instrumentation, wellbore logging tools, safety gear, and spare parts. The executive offices for PT. Thermochem Indonesia are in Jakarta, and a satellite office with lab and field equipment is in Taratung, North Sumatra.
Thermochem’s Indonesia-based team is comprised of highly qualified scientists and engineers with project experience including well testing, chemical sampling and testing services at well sites, drilling rigs, power plants, and remote exploration areas. Services include production and injection well testing, TFT® measurements, power plant performance tests, pilot plant testing and greenfield exploration. The full-time staff includes engineers, chemists, geochemists and geologists with specialties in chemical engineering, analytical chemistry, geochemistry, well testing and logging. Meet the leadership team at Thermochem Indonesia:
Miranti Kusuma brings an economics and management perspective to Thermochem Indonesia with more than 20 years of experience with local and international companies. She has been with Thermochem since 1998. In 2006, Miranti became Director of PT Thermochem Indonesia and continues to lead the company from this role. Miranti is passionate about both the geothermal and oil and gas sectors and her role at Thermochem allows her to contribute to both. She leads projects all across Indonesia from Aceh to Papua, and throughout Southeast Asia. Miranti leverages her leadership, project management and business development skills to add value to the Thermochem Indonesia team.
Miranti can be contacted at Miranti@thermochem.com
Michael is a B.Sc. chemist and MBA graduate with twenty years’ industry experience in various industrial applications including the geothermal sector. He has worked in various business, project management, and operational roles for private and multinational firms. His experience also covers raising capital and mapping growth strategies for enterprises on a global scale. He has lived abroad for 10 years and gained exposure to various government and industrial relations policies in over 17 countries ranging from the UK through the middle east to Asia and Asia pacific. Michael has been in Indonesia for a total of four years and joined Thermochem in February 2017.
Michael can be contacted at Michael@thermochem.com.
David is a Senior Chemical Engineer with Thermochem and has over 8 years’ experience in the geothermal industry, in New Zealand and the United States. He has been with Thermochem since 2009 and is primarily responsible for pilot plant design, development and testing of scale mitigation processes, downhole tool deployment for two-phase wellbore sampling and logging, and surface equipment design for well flow testing.
David can be contacted at David@thermochem.com.
Doddy is a Mechanical Engineer from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). He has 14 years of experience with an international integrated oilfield services company and has worked in five countries. He was an Operations Manager for a leading international Geothermal service company in high temperature wireline logging, covering Indonesia and the Philippines for four years. His clients were Geothermal Operators in Gunung Salak, Darajat, Kamojang, Ulubelu, Lahendong, Kerinci, Wayang Windu, Ulumbu and Sarulla fields in Indonesia, as well as Tiwi, Makban and Maibarara fields in the Philippines. He managed an IPM for well test operations at the SIL field, Sarulla, before the massive drilling program. He also spent two years as a Geothermal HSE Manager for an Indonesian wireline service and manufacturing company in Jakarta.
Doddy can be contacted at Doddy@thermochem.com.
Ali is an M.Sc in geothermal exploration from Institut Teknologi Bandung. Ali holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Indonesian University of Education. He has four years’ experience in the geothermal industry and academic research, as well as working as an instructor at Institut Teknologi Bandung. Ali has been with Geothermal Master Degree program of ITB as teaching assistant since October 2014. Ali has been with PT Thermochem Indonesia since November 2015 as a geochemist and field team leader. His responsibilities include interpreting geochemical data for thermal manifestations and production fields, reviewing data quality, planning, coordination, and reporting for all field operations. Ali also supervises the maintenance of all sampling equipment and instrument calibration. He has been involved in many exploration projects such as Sarulla-Pahae, Gunung Endut, Wayang Windu, Cisolok-Cisukarame, Patuha, Guci-Baturaden, Gunung Kembar, Gunung Talang, and Muaralaboh. He is also involved in TFT®, Reservoir Tracer Tests and Geochemistry projects at geothermal fields in Indonesia, such as Darajat, Lahendong, Sibayak, Sarulla, Rantau Dedap, Sorik Marapi, Patuha, Dieng and Ulubelu. He has international project experience at the Olkaria Geothermal field in Kenya, working as a field geochemist for full-field TFT® and geochemistry surveys at the Orpower field.
Ali can be contacted at Ali@thermochem.com.
Winahyu has a M.Eng in geothermal exploration and technology from Institut Teknologi Bandung. She has over 4 years’ experience in the geothermal industry and academic research. She has experience as a teaching assistant at Institut Teknologi Bandung which helped familiarize herself with geothermal data and interpretation. Winahyu joined PT Thermochem Indonesia in June 2014 and is responsible for interpreting geochemical data for both thermal manifestations and production data; to ensure and review data quality and to determine a solution to the problem. She has been involved with several Thermochem TFT® projects across many geothermal fields in Indonesia, including; Darajat, Salak, Lahendong, Sibayak, Sarulla, Rantau Dedap, and Ulubelu; as well as in Olkaria, Kenya.
Winahyu can be contacted at Winahyu@thermochem.com.
Mahesa has an M.Sc. in geothermal exploration from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). He is a Geochemist with four years of experience in the geothermal industry and research. Mahesa is currently responsible for field well test operations and consulting services. He has been involved in many geochemical surveys in Indonesia with several national and international geothermal companies. He worked on an international project at Montelago Geothermal Field in the Philippines with the responsibility of constructing the 3-D subsurface model and well targeting for Emerging Power, Inc. He worked on conceptual model development and exploration geochemistry for multiple geothermal fields such as Galunggung, Graho Nyabu, G. Endut, Wayang Windu, G. Kembar, Baturraden, and Rajabasa. He has worked in production fields on well and tracer testing at Lahendong-Tompaso, Ulubelu, Darajat, Muara Laboh, Sarulla, Dieng, and Patuha. Mahesa also leverages his extensive experience with PT Thermochem Indonesia to be a Teaching Assistance at ITB for geothermal master students.
Mahesa can be contacted at Mahesa@thermochem.com.
Zahra earned a Bachelor degree in Science Chemistry from Institut Technology Bandung (ITB) Indonesia. She is a Chemist with twelve years’ experience in geothermal laboratories. Zahra has been responsible as a Laboratory Manager at Thermochem Indonesia for five years. She manages and supervises general coordination of analytical lab services performed by PT Thermochem Indonesia. She maintains and ensures all lab services meet the requirements of QA/QC objectives and reporting guidelines. She is also Quality Manager for ISO 17025 at Thermochem Indonesia.
Zahara can be contacted at Zahara@thermochem.com
Budy Nugraha is Thermochem Indonesia’s Marketing Manager with more than 10 years of experience in the Geothermal, and Oil and Gas Industries. Budy joined Thermochem in February 2012 as Marketing Manager. With Thermochem Indonesia, Budy has worked with customers such as Pertamina, Halliburton, Pertamina EP, PGE, Supreme Energy, SOL, Medco Energy, Hitay, etc. Budy has field and technical experience while brings additional value to Thermochem, as he can serve as a Technical Supervisor or Project Coordinator in the field as well.
Budy can be contacted at Budy@thermochem.com