Awang Harun Satyana


Independent Geologist | Contact: ph. +62 81214471436, e-mail:

Short CV

Education: Geology, Universitas Padjadjaran

Professional experience:

1990-2000 Exploration Geologist Pertamina for Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Papua areas
2000-2002 Sr. Review Geologist, Pertamina Management Production Sharing
2002-2012 BPMIGAS, sequentially as: Manager Geology for South Sumatra & Java; Manager Geology for Kalimantan & Eastern Indonesia; Sr. Manager Geology, Sr. Manager Exploration Assessment & Resources Management, Sr. Manager Unconventional Hydrocarbons, Sr. Specialist for Planning
Since Nov. 2012 SKK Migas, sequentially as: VP Management Representative for Pertamina EP, Chief Specialist for Planning, Executive Advisor for Planning Control, Special Staff to Chairman of SKK Migas, Executive Advisor to Chairman of SKK Migas
1 October 2020: retired.

• Professional Organization: AAPG, GSA, IATMI, IAGI, IPA, HAGI; currently IPA, IAGI, HAGI
• Publications (1993-2019): 621 publications (117 papers for conferences, 61 articles for journal & others, 55 book chapters, field trip books/notes, 229 invited presentations and/keynotes, 83 guest lectures, 76 course manuals)
• Instructor for professional courses (since 2002) on: (1) petroleum geology of Indonesia, (2) petroleum geochemistry, (3) petroleum system analysis, (4) tectonics and structure, (5) interpreting biomarkers
• Field trip instructor for oil companies to areas in: Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Bali, Lesser Sunda, Papua
• Associate Editor for AAPG Bulletin in 2006 and 2007
• Awards: 2001 (Pertamina), 2002 (IAGI), 2003 (IPA), 2006 (IAGI), 2007 (IAGI), 2008 (HAGI), 2009 (BPMIGAS), 2010 (Pertamina), 2011 (IAGI)
• Instructor for “Geotrek Indonesia” (a non-profit community for understanding geo-history heritages of Indonesia)

Publications @,

Selected publications

Satyana, AH, 2019. Overpressured structures and their releases in the depression of Java to Madura: Origins and natures of mud diapirs and mud volcanoes. ISPG Memoir 1 [pdf]

Satyana, AH, 2019. Roles of mud volcanoes eruptions in the decline of the Jenggala and Majapahit Empires, East Java, Indonesia: Constraints from historical chronicles, folklore, and geological analysis of the Brantas Delta-Kendeng depression. ISPG Memoir 1 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2019. Genesis of LUSI eruption, East Java–Debates of drilling accident, regional earthquake trigger, hydrothermal-volcanic system: New evidence from erupted materials. ISPG Memoir 1 [pdf]  

Satyana, A.H., 2019. Giant fields of Indonesia: play types, geologic factors, and prospectivities of future giant fields, in: Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association Forty-Third Annual Convention & Exhibition, September 2019. Indonesian Petroleum Association, pp. IPA19-G-271 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Nugroho, A.B., Armandita, C., Yustiana, F., 2019. Mass transport complex in east Sumba: a reference from world-class outcrop at Watuparunu coast – Mio-Pliocene gravity slumps, in: Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association Forty-Third Annual Convention & Exhibition, September 2019. Indonesian Petroleum Association, pp. IPA19-G-272 [pdf]

Devi, EA., Faisal Rachman, Awang H Satyana, Fahrudin, Reddy Setyawan, 2018.Paleofacies of Eocene Lower Ngimbang Source Rocks in Cepu Area, East Java Basin based on Biomarkers and Carbon-13 Isotopes, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science118(2018) 012009 doi:10.1088/1755-1315/118/1/012009 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2017. Future petroleum play types of Indonesia: Regional overview, Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association 41st Annual Convention & Exhibition, May 2017 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2017. Regional petroleum geochemistry of Indonesian basins: Updated and implications for future exploration, Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association 41st Annual Convention & Exhibition, May 2017. p. IPA1-555-G [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2016. The emergent of pre-Cenozoic petroleum system in East Java Basin: Constraints from new data and interpretation of tectonic reconstruction, deep seismic, and geochemistry. Proceedings, Indones. Pet. Assocciation 40th Annu. Conv. Exhib. May 2016 IPA16-573-G [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2016. The power of biomarkers for regional tectonic studies: How the molecular fossils impact exploration ventures – case studies from Indonesia, Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Assocciation 40th Annual Convention & Exhibition, May 2016. p. IPA16-582-G [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Zaitun, S., 2016. Origins of oils and gasses at Banggai-Sula microcontinent, eastern Sulawesi – North Moluccas: Constraints from biomarker and isotope geochemistry – implications for further exploration of Cenozoic and pre-Cenozoic objectives, Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association 40th Annual Convention & Exhibition, May 2016. p. IPA16-575-G [pdf]

Satyana, AH, 2016. Review of Indonesia’s petroleum exploration 2000 – 2015: Where from, Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association, 2016 Technical symposium, Indonesia Exploration: Where from – where to, p. 29-TS-16 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2015. Rifting history of the Makassar Strait: New constraints from wells penetrating the basement and oils discovered in Eocene section — Implications for further exploration of west Sulawesi offshore. Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association, Thirty-Ninth Annual Convention and Exhibition, May 2015, IPA15-G-104 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2015. Subvolcanic hydrocarbon prospectivity of Java: Opportunities and challenges. Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association, Thirty-Ninth Annual Convention and Exhibition, May 2015, IPA15-G-105 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2014. New consideration on the Cretaceous subduction zone of Ciletuh-Luk Ulo-Bayat-Meratus: Implications for Southeast Sundaland petroleum geology. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, Thirty-Eighth Annual Convention & Exhibition, May 2014 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2013. Gravity tectonics in Indonesia: Petroleum implications. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA13-G-161, pp 1-14 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Hutagalung, R., Latifah, U., 2013. Supererupsi Toba 74.000 Tahun yang Lalu: Katastrofi Geologi dan Kepunahan Massa. Proc. HAGI-IAGI Joint Convention Medan 2013 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Irawan, C., Kurniawan, W., 2013. Revisit geology and geochemistry of Buton asphalt deposits, SE Sulawesi: Implications for petroleum exploration of Buton area. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association Thirty-Seventh Annual Convention & Exhibition, IPA13-G-170 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Purwaningsih, 2013. Variability of Paleogene source facies of Circum-Sundaland basins, western Indonesia: Tectonic, sedimentary and geochemical constraints – Implications for oil characteristic. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Armandita, C., Paju, J.A., 2012. Acceleration in Regional Exploration of Indonesia: Requirement for Survival. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association Thirty-Sixth Annual Convention and Exhibition, IPA12-G-158 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Damayanti, S., Armandita, C., 2012. Tectonics, Stratigraphy and Geochemistry of the Makassar Straits: Recent Updates from Exploring Offshore West Sulawesi, Opportunities and Risks. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA12-G-156 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., M.E.M. Purwaningsih, 2012. New Look on the Origin of Sumba Terrane: Multidisciplinary Approaches. Berita Sedimentology 25 [pdf]

Armandita, C., A.H. Satyana, M. M. Mukti, I. Yuliandri, 2011. Trace of the Translated Subduction in Central Java and its Role on the Paleogene Basins and Petroleum System Development. Proc. JCM IAGI-HAGI Makassar 2011 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Faulin, T., Mulyati, S.C., 2011. Tectonic Evolution of Sulawesi area: Implications for proven and prospective petroleum plays. Proc. JCM Makassar 2011, the 36th HAGI and 40th IAGI Annual Convention and Exhibition [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Herawati, N., 2011. Sorong Fault tectonism and detachment of Salawati Island: Implications for petroleum generation and migration in Salawati Basin, Bird’s Head of Papua. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA11-G-183 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., M.E.M. Purwaningsih, 2011. Collision of Microcontinents With Eastern Sulawesi: Records From Uplifted Reef Terraces and Proven-Potential Petroleum Plays. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA11-G-219 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., M.E.M. Purwaningsih, 2011. Multidisciplinary approaches on the origin of Sumba terrane: Regional geology, historical biogeography, linguistic-genetic coevolution and megalithic archaeology. Proc. JCM Makassar 2011, the 36th HAGI and 40th IAGI Annual Convention and Exhibition [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., M.E.M. Purwaningsih, 2011. Sumba Area: Detached Sundaland Terrane and Petroleum Implications. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA11-G-009  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2010. Crustal Structures of the Eastern Sundaland’s Rifts, Central Indonesia: Geophysical Constraints and Petroleum Implications. Proc. Bali 2010 International Geosciences Conference and Exposition, Bali [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2010. Finding Remnants of the Tethys Oceans in Indonesia: Sutures of the Terranes Amalgamation and Petroleum Implications. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA10-G-153  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., N. Pudyo, H. Rachmat, A. Hendratno, S. Husein, 2010. Exploring PreCambrian to Lower Paleozoic Carbonates in Indonesia: Lessons From Their Modern Analogues of Stromatolitic Reefs in the Satonda Island Crater Lake, North Sumbawa. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA10-G-152 [pdf]

Armandita, C., M.M. Mukti, A.H. Satyana, 2009. Intra-Arc Trans-Tension Duplex of Majalengka to Banyumas Area: Prolific Petroleum Seeps and Opportunities in West-Central Java Border. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA09-G-173 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2009. Emergence of New Petroleum System in the Mature Salawati Basin: Keys From Geochemical Biomarkers. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA09-G-172 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., C. Armandita, 2008. On the Origin of the Meratus Uplift, Southeast Kalimantan – Tectonic and Gravity Constraints : A Model for Exhumation of Collisional Orogen in Indonesia. Proc. Indonesian Association of Geologist 33rdAnnual Convention and Exhibition [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., C. Armandita, A.L. Tarigan, 2008. Collision and Post-Collision Tectonics in Indonesia: Roles for Basin Formation and Petroleum Systems. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA08-G-140 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Asnidar, 2008. Mud Diapirs and Mud Volcanoes in Depressions of Java to Madura: Origins, Natures, and Implications to Petroleum System. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA08-G-139 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2007. Central Java, Indonesia – a “Terra Incognita” in Petroleum Exploration: New Considerations on the Tectonic Evolution and Petroleum Implications. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA07-G-085 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., L.P. Marpaung, M.E.M. Purwaningsih, M.K. Utama, 2007. Regional Gas Geochemistry of Indonesia: Genetic Characterization and Habitat of Natural Gases. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA07-G-050 [pdf]

Marpaung, L.P., Suta, I.N., Satyana, A.H., 2006. Gumai Shales of Jabung area: Potential source rocks in Jambi Sub-basin and their contributions to the new petroleum system. Proc. PIT IAGI Riau 2006, the 35th IAGI Annual Convention and Exhibition [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2006. Docking and post-docking tectonic escapes of eastern Sulawesi: Collisional convergence and their impications to petroleum habitat. Proc. Jakarta 2006 International Geosciences [pdf]

Marpaung, L.P., Mulyono, D.H., Satyana, A.H., Subroto, E.A., 2005. Oil family characterisation of Jabung area, Jambi sub-basin. Proc. Joint Convention Surabaya 2005 – HAGI-IAGI-Perhapi, the 30th HAGI, the 34th IAGI, and The 14th PERHAPI Annual Conference and Exhibition [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2005. Oligo-Miocene Carbonates of Java, Indonesia: Tectonic-Volcanic Setting and Petroleum Implications. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, IPA05-G-031 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., C. Armandita, 2004. Deepwater Plays of Java, Indonesia: Regional Evaluation on Opportunities and Risks. Proc. IPA-AAPG Deepwater and Frontier Symposium, 293-319 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Erwanto, E., Prasetyadi, C., 2004. Rembang-Madura-Kangean-Sakala (RMKS) Fault Zone, East Java Basin: The Origin and Nature of a Geologic Border. Proc. Indonesian Association of Geologists, 33rd Annual Convention, Bandung [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2003. Accretion and dispersion of southeast Sundaland: The growing and slivering of a continent. Proc. Joint Convention Jakarta 2003, the 32nd IAGI and the 28th HAGI Annual Convention and Exhibition [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., 2003. Re-Evaluation of the sedimentology and Evolution of the Kais Carbonate Platform, Salawati Basin, Eastern Indonesia: Exploration Significance. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, 1-22 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Biantoro, B., Luthfi, A., 2003. Gas Habitat of the East Java Basin, Indonesia: Meets the Future Demand.  Proc. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) 65th EAGE Conference & Exhibition, Stavanger, Norway [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Djumlati, M., 2003. Oligo-Miocene Carbonates of the East Java Basin, Indonesia: Facies Definition Leading to Recent Significant Discoveries. Proc. AAPG International Conference Barcelona, Spain [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., M.E.M. Purwaningsih, 2003. Geochemistry of the East Java Basin: New Observations on Oil Grouping, Genetic Gas Types and Trends of Hydrocarbon Habitats. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, 1-23 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., M.E.M. Purwaningsih, 2003. Oligo-Miocene carbonates of Java: Tectonic setting and effects of volcanism. Proc. Joint Convention Jakarta 2003, the 32nd IAGI and 28th HAGI Annual Convention and Exhibition [pdf]

Armandita, C., Raharjo, B., Satyana, A.H., Syafri, I., Hariyadi, M., Nugraha, E., Wanasherpa, Graha, S., Racmat, S., 2002. Perkiraan inversi Sesar Baribis serta perannya terhadap proses sedimentasi dan kemungkinan adanya “reworked source” pada endapan turbidit lowstand setara Talang Akar (Studi pendahuluan di daerah Sumedang dan sekitarnya). Buletin Geologi ITB v. 34, 3 [pdf]

Djajadihardja, Y.S., A.H. Satyana, Won Soh, C. Gaedicke, T. Eko, Sasaki, R. Riza, S. Neben, 2002. Offshore Southeastern Extension of the Sumatran Dextral Fault: A New Discovery in Indonesian Marine Geology and Implications on the Tectonics of the Sunda Strait – Southwest Java Waters. Proc. Indonesian Association of Geologists, 31st Annual Conference, Surabaya [pdf]

Purwaningsih, M.E.M, Satyana, A.H., Sribudiyani, Noeradi, D., and Halik, N.M., 2002. Evolution of the Late Oligocene Kujung reef complex in the western East Cepu High, East Java Basin: Seismic sequence stratigraphic study. Proc. Indonesian Association of Geologists, 31st Annual Conference, Surabaya [pdf]

Sadjati, O., Ascaria, N.A., Satyana, A.H., 2002. Generation and Migration of Hydrocarbons from Pre-Tertiary Source Rocks of the Kamundan Area, West Papua, Eastern Indonesia. International AAPG Conference, Cairo, October 2002 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Armandita, C., Raharjo, B., Syafri, I., 2002. New Observations on the Evolution of the Bogor Basin, West Java: Opportunities for Turbidite Hydrocarbon Play. Buletin Geologi Institut Teknologi Bandung – Edisi Khusus  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Gunawan, B.K., 2002. Kontribusi Seismik Stratigrafi pada Pembenahan “Satuan Resmi Bawah Permukaan” Sandi Stratigrafi Indonesia 1996. Proc. Simposium Kajian Sandi Stratigrafi Indonesia 1996 Yogyakarta [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Purwaningsih, M.E.M., 2002. Geochemistry and habitat of oil and gas in the East Java Basin: Regional evaluation and new observations. Proc. Indonesian Association of Geologists, 31st Annual Conference, Surabaya  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Purwaningsih, M.E.M., 2002. Lekukan Struktur Jawa Tengah: Suatu Segmentasi Sesar Mendatar. Proc. Indonesian Association of Geologists (IAGI), Yogyakarta– Central Java Section [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Purwaningsih, M.E.M., Ngatung, E.C.P., 2002. Evolution of the Salawati structures, eastern Indonesia: A frontal Sorong Fault deformation. Proc. Indonesian Association of Geologist Annual Conference  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., A. Darwis, 2001. Recent significant discoveries within Oligo-Miocene carbonates of the East Java Basin: integrating the petroleum geology. Proc. Indonesian Association of Geologists (IAGI) [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Purwaningsih, M.E.M., Imron, M., 2001. Eocene Coals of the Barito Basin, Southeast Kalimantan: Sequence Stratigraphic Framework and Potential for Sources of Oil. Berita Sedimentologi No. 17 III/2001  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Setiawan, I., 2001. Origin of Pliocene Deep-Water Sedimentation in Salawati Basin, Eastern Indonesia: Deposition in Inverted Basin and Exploration Implications. Proc. Indonesian Sedimentologists Forum 2ndRegional Seminar 2, Deep-Water Sedimentation of South East Asia, Jakarta[abstract] [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Y. Salim, J.M. Demarest, 2000. Significance of Focused Hydrocarbon Migration in the Salawati Basin: Controls of Faults and Structural Noses. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, 1-18  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Wahyudin, M., 2000. Meteoric Water Flushing and Microbial Alteration of Klamono and Linda Oils, Salawati Basin, Eastern Indonesia: Geochemical Constraints, Origin, and Regional Implications. Proc. Pertemuan Ilmiah Tahunan ke-29 [abstract] [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., D. Nugroho, I. Surantoko, 1999. Tectonic controls on the hydrocarbon habitats of the Barito, Kutei, and Tarakan Basins, Eastern Kalimantan, Indonesia: major dissimilarities in adjoining basins. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 17, 99-8122  [link] [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Idris, R., 1996. Chronology and intensity of Barito uplifts, southeast Kalimantan: A geochemical constraint and windows of opportunity. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association, Twenty-Fifth Silver Anniversary Convention, October 1996 [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Biantoro, E., 1995. Seismic stratigraphy of Eocene Beriun Sands of West Bungalun, East Kalimantan, Indonesia: A contribution to the Paleogene stratigraphical knowledge of the Kutei Basin. Proc. International Symposium on Sequence Stratigraphy in SE Asia, May 1995  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Silitonga, P.D., 1994. Tectonic reversal in East Barito Basin, south Kalimantan: Consideration of the types of inversion structures and petroleum system significance. Proc. Indonesian Petroleum Association Twenty Third Annual Convention, October 1994  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Silitonga, P.D., 1993. Thin-skinned tectonics and fault-propagation folds: New insight to the tectonic origin of Barito folds, south Kalimantan. Proc. the 22ndAnnual Convention of the Indonesian Association of Geologist, 282-291  [pdf]

Satyana, A.H., Samuel, L., 1993. Remote sensing technology and its application to hydrocarbon exploration in Indonesia. Proceedings LEMIGAS-JICA Remote Sensing Conference, Jakarta 1993  [pdf]

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