Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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Liquefied Natural Gas from Indonesia: The Arun Project

Working Paper

Authors
Fred von der Mehden
Steve Lewis

Issued by
Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Working Paper #25, May 2004


The Arun natural gas project in Northern Sumatra has been perceived as the most lucrative LNG operation in the twentieth century. This paper analyzes the issues involved in the transmission of that gas to potential buyers and why Japan became Arun's only foreign market in its first two decades.