Dr. Bayu Satya, B.Sc., received the International Award Carthage in Campidoglio Roma, Italy for his role in saving the environment from the negative impacts of oil spills in Indonesia and around the world.

Indonesian Embassy’s spokeman in Rome, Nindarsari Utomo says Dr Bayu Satya, BSc is the first Indonesian citizen to receive prestigious International Award Carthage. The event was held on Thursday July 10th, 2014 and it was the 13th edition of the Premio Cartagine.

The award is intended for those who have contributed, locally and around the world, to the development and dissemination of culture and knowledge.

Dr. Kofi Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Dr. Giorgio Napolitano, the 11th President of Italy, are some of the international figures who have received the International Award Carthage.

Dr. Bayu Satya, B.Sc., is the founder of PT. SLICKBAR™ INDONESIA whose task is to protect Indonesia’s environment by handling oil spill quickly and effectively. PT. SLICKBAR™ INDONESIA is the biggest manufacturer of Oil Spill Response Equipment in the world.

He is also the director PT. OSCT (Oil Spill Combat Team) INDONESIA. PT. OSCT INDONESIA leases Oil Spill Response Equipment and also provides consultation in combating oil spill. Presidential Decree No. 109, 2006 on Marine Oil Spill Emergency Response has automatically tasked PT. OSCT INDONESIA to combat and to protect Indonesian water from oil pollution in a most effective and efficient ways.

Dr. Bayu Satya, B.Sc., is one of the 3 best speakers among 15 international speakers from all over the world in prestigious PAJ (Petroleum Association of Japan) symposium in Tokyo Japan in 2007.

Dr. Bayu Satya, B.Sc., has been considered successful in saving the environments from major oil spills disaster both internationally and in Indonesia. The organizing committee of the International Award Carthage quotes that Dr. Bayu Satya, B.Sc., is a pioneer in Indonesia with his knowledge of handling oil spills and he has also used his expertise in other countries such as Denmark, England, Japan, the United States and Thailand.

The International Award Carthage is an award given by Accademia Premio Internazionale Alla Cultura Cartagine in Italy. This year’s award is the 13th ever since the first event in 2001. This year International Award Carthage is important for Indonesia as it is the first time an Indonesian citizen to receive such a remarkable award. To celebrate this historical moment, the Ambassador of Indonesian for Italy, Mr. August Parengkuan, his wife, his secretary Ms. Dhani Mancini and Liaison Officer Dr. Luciano Mancini attended and congratulated Dr. Bayu Satya, B.Sc., for his remarkable achievements for Indonesia.