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Arief Prasetyo


International Correspondent


Arief Prasetyo

Jakarta, Indonesia




Arief Prasetyo has worked his 18-year career in 8 different countries in the oil and gas industry. Shortly after graduating from Diponegoro University, he started his early days as an oilfield engineer working in such places as the deserts of Mexico and the cold Caspian Sea. He has taken on various management roles from service delivery, training, and operations management. He currently works as an Integration Project Manager for Schlumberger in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, leading a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team to deliver oil wells to the customer.

He specializes in external projects, or "business projects" where the goal is not only to deliver the final product, but also to ensure project profitability. He has a keen interest in project risk management and project team resilience. Arief is an avid volunteer. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the PMI Indonesia Chapter as VP Communications. He volunteers for the Society of Petroleum Engineers as well as the Indonesian Association of Petroleum Engineers (IATMI). 

Arief holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Binus University. Originally from Semarang, Indonesia. Arief can be contacted at arief21@gmail.com or you can connect with him on Linkedin



Profile created December 2021