The Jimbaran-Tiung Blue Gas Deal is Positive

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, September 22 2017 - 20:30 IWST

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Blok Migas (Foto Eksplorasi.ID) - Jakarta- Pertamina-PLN deal on gas prices from the Jambaran-Tiung Biru field is very positive and has high strategic value, given the economic impacts generated from the labor-to-industry sector, said ReforMiner Institute Executive Director Komaidi Notonegoro.

"Very strategic and positive Many mulitiplier effects of economic sector that can be driven," said Komaidi in Jakarta, Friday) 22/9/2017)

According to Komaidi, the gas supply from Jambaran-Tiung Biru is vital to meet gas demand in Indonesia, especially electricity and industry in Java.

"Do not forget, the industries in East Java will continue to grow, not to mention the interconnected electricity, so that the power generators in East Java can be used for Central Java and Bali, and will also move other sectors in the agricultural sector, fertilizers and petrochemicals," he said.

Komaidi also believes that Jambaran-Tiung Biru can accelerate the utilization of gas pipeline Gresik-Semarang, so that the utilization of gas can be expanded. Thus, the projects that were delayed and the economy in doubt, will all go back one by one.

Special industrial sector, Jambaran-Tiung Biru field becomes the solution to meet the needs of gas supply. He admitted that currently LNG is abundant because oil refineries in some countries, such as Qatar, Australia, and Papua New Guinea are many. But Komaidi warned that the industry should not think too micro and short term.

"This large gas only lasts until 2018. In fact, the industry must think until 2025-2030, meaning that the industry also needs gas supply from Jambaran-Tiung Biru," he said.

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