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Energy Ministry says Pertamina EP to build mini LNG plants in West Java

Pertamina's LNG truck [image: Pertamina]
Pertamina’s LNG truck [image: Pertamina]
JAKARTA ( – The Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry supported Pertamina EP’s plan to build mini LNG plants in a number places in West Java in order to increase the outreach of gas consumption to households and small industries in the region as well as increase the utilization gas consumption in domestic market.

Acting Director General for Oil and Gas at the Energy Ministry I Gusti Nugrah Wiratmadja said that he expects the front end engineering design (FEED) of the mini LNG plant to be completed this year, therefore, the company would be able to start the construction of the plant next year.

He said the mini LNG plant will be built in a number of places in West Java. The Pertamina EP’s mini LNG will have a capacity to process 5 million standard cubic feet per day (MMSCFD) of gas.

He noted Pertamina Gas, another subsidiary of Pertamina also plans to build medium sized LNG plant with capacity of 25 MMSCFD in Nunukan, East Kalimantan. The gas will be taken from Nunukan Block. (*)

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