Pertagas Supporting Prabumulih as First City in Indonesia used 100% Gas Line

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News Summary: Pertamina Gas PT, (Pertagas) has been giving strong commitment to Prabumulih to become first city in Indonesia

Prabumulih (21/8) Pertamina Gas PT, (Pertagas) has been giving strong commitment to Prabumulih to become first city in Indonesia that all house connected with Gas Line. This statement has been confirmed by CEO of Pertagas Hendra Jaya while cooking competition in Wonosari Park Prabumulih, South Sumatera . Friday  (20/8).

As company who has full owned by BUMN (Government Owned Company) PT Pertamina (Persero) Hendra Said, Pertagas commited to support government program that pointed Prabumulih as one of city that utilize Gas Line. “We will full support”, Hendra Said in front of hundreds prabumulih residence including Major Ridho Yahya.

Since 2013, citizens of Prabumulih has been served by natural gas for home consumption. Gas Source has been supplied by Pertamina EP Asset-II with gas allocation 0.5 MMSCFD and distributed using PT. Pertagas’s gas pipe. Otherwise the company who distributed to almost 4.650 customers operated by PT Pertagas Niaga, one of subsidiary company of Pertagas affiliated with local company PT Petro Prabu.

Pertagas real support for this gas line seen with the addition of a connection being built today. "Hopefully with the support of the whole community and the Mayor, The end of this year, gas will soon flow into 2,626 homes Prabumulih, "  Hendra said.

The Major of Prabumulih, Ridho Yahya. promised to simplify the entire development process gas line permits and in the region. "Because the city gas network is requested by all citizens Prabumulih," he said. In fact, he hopes that all its citizens can soon enjoy gas line in each homes.

According to him, there are at least four main reasons why the whole houses in Prabumulih allow for flowing gas line. Besides having abundant natural gas resources, the population is not much, and supported by the condition of the settlements that have been clustered. "And last but not least, the people fully support," he said.

Still according Ridho, only with the addition of about 32 thousand connections, the Prabumulih will instantly become the first city in Indonesia that the entire home residents use gas line home town. "Of course this could be an example for other cities as well as a pride of the government," he said.

Currently, Pertamina has also been tasked to build and manage the city gas network through the state budget for Fiscal Year 2015 in Lhoksukon and Pekanbaru and manage gas line of  Lhokseumawe. This year's target Pertamina also can immediately manage jargas in Sidoarjo, Kab. Bekasi, Ogan Ilir, Bontang, Subang and Bulungan. The target three city gas will flow in the fourth quarter of this year.

 

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