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Key Findings

The parties to a $2.1 billion project to build a DME plant in Sumatra are unlikely to achieve their objectives at the same time. It would require a scenario that includes reduced stranded asset risks, low-risk fixed returns to pay for the DME plant, and selling DME for a profit.

Air Products & Chemicals and the Indonesian government's deal on coal gasification projects has triggered a looming policy conflict because it may be impossible to meet the business interests of all parties

Ghee Peh

Ghee Peh is an energy finance analyst with a focus on the Asian coal industry and South East Asia. Ghee has worked on major mining IPOs in Hong Kong and Indonesia including coal, copper and gold companies and has a deep interest in commodity markets. 

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