During Fasting Until Lebaran, Pertamina Guarantees the Supply of LPG Banten Province Safe

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, May 29 2018 - 18:00 IWST

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Pertamina MOR III ensures the supply of liquified petroleum gas (LPG) in Banten Province is safe during the fasting month until Lebaran 2018.

Pertamina has also prepared a number of measures to anticipate the increase in LPG consumption in Banten during the fasting month until Lebaran 2018 which is estimated at 7.4% of the normal average.

Unit Manager Communication and CSR MOR III Dian Hapsari Firasati said to anticipate the usual consumption increase occurred in the fasting month, Pertamina MOR III in particular has prepared extra dropping in Banten area before the fasting month.

"Anticipating the high consumption of LPG in the community during the fasting month, Pertamina has prepared extra dropping in all areas of MOR III, especially in Banten province," said Dian.

Dian mention in Banten there are 170 agents 3 kg LPG, 18 agents LPG NPSO, and 4458 bases that provide 3 kg LPG. The sale price of 3 kg LPG at the official base is sold according to the highest retail price (HET) of Rp15,500.00 s.d. Rp17.000,00.

This is in accordance with local government regulations related to the price policy. In addition, there are 155 gas stations that sell LPG in Banten so it can serve as an alternative community to easily get the cooking fuel.

"Usually, consumption in the fasting month will increase the demand for LPG for cooking and Pertamina also provides access to LPG, such as the nearest base and agency," he said.

In addition, the existence of a gas station that sells LPG is also one of Pertamina's steps to make it easier for people to get LPG. Thus, the conditions of LPG supply are safe and available.

Pertamina also appealed to the public to buy in the official LPG agents and bases and invite people to be able to use non-subsidized LPG for subsidized LPG which is intended for the community cannot afford to target its use.

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