18 Producers to Supply FAME for B30 Program
PT Pertamina (Persero) has collaborated with 18 biofuel producers to supply FAME (Fatty Acid Methyl Ester) in a bid to implement biodiesel 30% (B30) mandatory program.
JAKARTA—PT Pertamina (Persero) has collaborated with 18 biofuel producers to supply FAME (Fatty Acid Methyl Ester) in a bid to implement biodiesel 30% (B30) mandatory program.
Pertamina’s Director of Logistic, Supply Chain and Infrastructure Gandhi Sriwidodo said that the contracts have been made for one year, starting from January to December 2020.
“B30 program will increase use of renewable energy and cut use of fossil fuels. It will also slash fuel import and boost domestic consumption of palm oil as the main source of FAME,” Gandhi said in Jakarta, Tuesday (17/12/2019).
The 18 FAME producers are PT Sinarmas Argo Resources and Technology, PT Sinarmas Bio Energy, PT Batara Elok Semesta Terpadu, PT LDC Indonesia, PT Tunas Baru Lampung, PT Ciliandra Perkasa, PT Darmex Biofuels, PT Bayas Biofuels, Kutai Refinery Nusantara, PT Cemerlang Energi Perkasa, PT Pelita Agung Agrindustri, PT Pertama Hijau Palm Oleo, PT Intibenua Perkasatama, PT Sukajadi Sawit Mekar, PT Musim Mas, PT Multi Nabati Sulawesi, PT Wilmar Bioenergi Indonesia, dan PT Wilmar Nabati Indonesia.
Pertamina has set up 28 locations to receive FAME, in Medan, Dumai, Siak, TLK Kabung, Plaju, Panjang, Tanjung Gerem, Bandung Group, Tanjung Uban, Jakarta Group, Cikampek, Balongan, Tasikmalaya Group, Cilacap Group, Semarang Group, Tanjung Wangi, Surabaya, Tuban, Boyolali, Rewulu, Bitung, Balikpapan Group, Kasim, Kotabaru Group, Makassar, Manggis, Kupang, and STS Pontianak. *** (Source: Liputan6.com)