The development of the Project in Bintuni Bay offers a wide range of direct and indirect employment opportunities for the local population
The Project has made several commitments related to local employment. They articulate our intention to:
- resource the Tangguh project with Papuans and other Indonesians wherever possible
- equip indigenous people, Papuans and other Indonesians with the skills required to undertake an increasing number of semi-skilled, skilled and supervisory or management roles as the project develops
- establish transparent, equitable recruitment and workforce management systems
- make sure people are recruited and employed in line with current Indonesian regulations
- promote cultural harmony and secure relations within the Project workforce
- safeguard local communities from an influx of migrants seeking employment
Resettlement and LNG plant constructionAt this stage, the majority of project-related opportunities are related to construction of resettlement-affected villages and the LNG facility itself.
Resettlement-related construction opportunities have been preferentially allocated to people from the affected communities – quite clearly, it makes sense for people to be involved in construction of their own homes and community buildings.
The LNG facility is being constructed over a period between 2005 and 2008. Construction-related employment opportunities will increase dramatically during this period: from 1,000 workers in the first year of construction to a peak of over 7,000 in the third year. Non-skilled, semi-skilled and skilled workers will all be required.
When operational, the LNG facility will employ approximatley 500 skilled workers. Other employment opportunities will be generated by contractors providing maintenance and services to the facility.