There are a number of companies eyeing coal reserves in Indonesia, including BHP Billiton, China Investment Corp, Coal India, Reliance Power, and the Shenhua Group, among others. In December 2010, Indonesia's government said it forecasts coal output to increase by 19 percent in 2011.
Indonesia sees coal output flat in 2019 amid equipment shortage Reuters | May. 7, 2018, 3:15 AM | Amid concerns Indonesia could exhaust existing minable coal reserves of 13 billion tonnes 25 years, the government is considering measures to push miners to carry out exploration work before they can obtain permits to increase output.
In 2009 Indonesia was the world's second top coal exporter sending coal to, for example, China, India, Japan and Italy. Kalimantan (Borneo) and South Sumatra are the centres of Indonesia's coal mining. In recent years, production in Indonesia has been rising rapidly, from just over 200 mill tons in 2007 to over 400 mill tons in 2013.
PT Adaro Energy Tbk is a leading Indonesian coal mining company and Indonesia's second-largest producer of thermal coal. Adaro Energy has developed into a vertically integrated organization, with pit-to-power subsidiaries including mining, barging, ship-loading, dredging, port services, marketing and power generation.