The Impact of American Oil Company’s Existence on the Sakai Community In Riau Province

Setiawan, Agus (2020) The Impact of American Oil Company’s Existence on the Sakai Community In Riau Province. In: ICESSD 2019, 22-23 October 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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This paper focuses on the influence of the existence of foreign oil companies that has been operating in the territory of the Sakai Tribe as one of indigenous tribes in Riau. Sakai tribe has inhabited the area which later became the oil mining area of PT. Chevron Pacific Indonesia (PT CPI). Oil mining undertaken in Riau contributes to environmental changes including in the areas where the Sakai people live. The environmental changes also change the pattern of society activity and character because of some changes in terms of patterns of working and settlements. This research uses historical method where historical sources are also obtained through interview with people of Sakai tribe and PT.CPI officers. The results of the research show the existence of environmental pollution caused by mining activities and it also influences on social mobility among members of Sakai community.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: mining act oil company oil exploration pollution sakai tribe
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2021 11:45
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2021 11:45

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