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Pertamina, Pelindo tie up on Jakarta 'green' terminal

  • Market: Biofuels, Crude oil, LPG, Natural gas, Petrochemicals
  • 07/09/23

Indonesian state-owned refiner Pertamina, through its subsidiary Pertamina International Shipping, and state-owned port operation company Pelindo have agreed to jointly develop the Jakarta Integrated Green Terminal (JIGT) in Kalibaru, north Jakarta.

The terminal is projected to have a storage capacity of up to 6.3mn bl and is designed to store fuels such as LPG, gasoline, biodiesel, LNG, crude palm oil and used cooking oil as well as petrochemical products, said Pertamina's president-director Nicke Widyawati. It will also complement the Plumpang integrated terminal, which "currently serves as the backbone of petroleum infrastructure in western Java," according to Pertamina.

The JIGT is designed "to anticipate the increasing energy demands following the national economic growth targets," said Widyawati. Widyawati in June said Indonesia's middle class is growing and its energy demand is increasing by 2-3pc/yr, so more energy is required to maintain economic growth.

The JIGT is being built in a 64-hectare area developed by Pelindo in the Kalibaru region of north Jakarta. It is situated along the waterfront, with deep-sea berths that can accommodate large vessels, and is strategically located so that it can serve as "the gateway to the energy trading ecosystem through the Singapore-Indonesia corridor, which accounts for 30-35pc of global trade routes for oil and LNG," said Pertamina.

"JIGT will accommodate a variety of green products managed in an environmentally friendly manner and is expected to become a flagship project for Pertamina and Pelindo," said Indonesia's deputy minister of state-owned enterprises Kartika Wirjoatmodjo. It will also be operated with a digital system for better reliability and efficiency, said president-director of Pertamina International Shipping Yoki Firnandi.

Pertamina has also been planning nine other potential collaborations for green infrastructure, it said. It is looking at partnerships for the development of the Tapanuli Tengah integrated terminal, the Dumai-Siak gas pipeline network as well as carbon capture and storage, and green hydrogen projects. But more details on these partnerships and projects have not yet been disclosed.


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