through the Directorate General of Oil and Gas Ministry of Energy and BP Migas to
approach foreign contractors who allegedly have unresolved tax issues, among
others, the contractor originally from England who had started operating since the
1990s. Total rest of the money reached Rp 4 trillion. This is because of
differences in understanding of tax treaties by foreign contractors 10 percent tax
treaty. While BPKP it reached 20 percent. This problem does not occur on American
contractor who had just started operations in the year 2000's, after the oil
and gas law problems (Kompas.com 28 September 2011).