Minister of Industry Urges German Gas Producers to Supply Gas to Industrial Zones

By : Ridwan And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, October 13 2017 - 20:30 IWST

Menperin Airlangga Hartarto dan Pemipin Regional Bisnis Unit ASEAN & South Asia Linde Group, Robert Hughe (Foto Humas)
Menperin Airlangga Hartarto dan Pemipin Regional Bisnis Unit ASEAN & South Asia Linde Group, Robert Hughe (Foto Humas)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto is discussing related gas industry with German manufacturer, Linde Group.

This was stated by Airlangga Hartarto when he received the visit of Regionak Business Unit Region & South Asia Linde Group, Robert Hughes and President Director of PT. Linde Indonesia Marcus Tan at Kemenperin office, Jakarta (13/10/2017).

"In addition, the arrival of the Chairman of Linde Group in order to discuss the development of its business in Indonesia today," Airlangga said as quoted from page facebooknya @Airlangga Hartarto.

Meanwhile, Director of Upstream Chemical Industry Ministry of Industry, Muhammad Khayam, who was contacted after accompanying the Minister of Industry, said that the Minister has encouraged them to negotiate to develop their market in Indonesia.

"Currently they already have a factory in Cilegon, they also have supplies to Krakatau Steel and Krakatau Posco," said Khayam.

During the meeting, Khayam continued, the Minister also encouraged Linde Grouo to contribute industrial gas to industrial area of ​​Morowali, especially smelter industry.

"The Minister invited them to negotiate with the existing industries in KI Morowali, Konawe and also later in Halmahera," he explained.

Linde is a company that uses gas as a raw material to produce industrial gas in the form of hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen which is often used by petrochemical industry, steel industry, fertilizer industry and smelter industry.

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