Arifin Panigoro is a successful Indonesian businessman with core business in oil and gas. Arifin Panigoro,born in Bandung, W. Java on 14 March 1945, is known for his hard work in founding and developing Medco Group. The company which he established in 1980 is today one of the leading integrated energy company, with fields ranging from oil and gas exploration, drilling services, methanol production, LPG and power generation. The father of two is known as a football enthusiast and is active in social causes. He is the patron of Medco Foundation.