Securing Stocks, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Monitor LPG Supply 3 kg Up to Sub Distributor

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, June 12 2018 - 21:30 IWST

Pengisian LPG 3kg
Pengisian LPG 3kg

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The government continues to monitor the increasing needs of fuel, especially Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) ahead of Idul Fitri.

In order to secure the supply of 3 kg LPG tubes, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) through the National Post of the ESDM Sector continues to monitor the direct distribution of 3 kg LPG tubes to the suppliers and sub-dealers.

"Some of the points we monitor directly, in Jamali in particular, on 10-11 (June 2018) we check the LPG agent, SPBE (Bulk Filling Station Bulk) to the sub-dealers in Depok, Bandung, Semarang, until Jembrana, Bali. there are other teams monitoring LPG stocks in other cities, "said Yuli Rachwati, Director of Oil and Gas Downstream Business Development in Jakarta (12/6/2018).

On June 10, 2018, for example, the team visited the LPK 3 kg agent of PT Gema Mita Serasi Rapih Jl Proclamation No. 1, Kel Abadi Jaya, Kec Sukmajaya, and Gas Station 34-16401 Cilodong, Depok City, as one of 3 kg LPG bases.

"Depok's stock is safe, total agent in Depok / Kodya is 25 which is entirely an Idul Fitri Task Force Each agent has at least 5 standby bases so the total standby base is 125 with the addition of supply in June of 1, 4, 8, 11, and 20. The average distribution of normal conditions is 59,928 tubes per day and in May it added 68,668 tubes per day and June to 66,442 tubes per day, "explained Yuli.

Yuli explained that consumers who buy LPG are households and micro businesses at Rp 16,000 per tube (according to the local government-set HET) and are limited to buying at least 2 tubes per transaction.

During the visit to the agency / distributor in Semarang, Central Java (11/6/2018) yesterday, Team Post of ESDM among others reviewed the supply of 3 kg LPG in the agent of PT Julian Putra Mandiri Jl Barito No 24, SPBE PT Puri Sakti Energi Perkasa, Jl Tambak Aji II / 4, Kec Tugu and SPBE PT Lingga Jati Almushowa, Jl Raya Walisongo Km 9.

Yuli explained, total Distributors / Agents in the Municipality / Regency of Semarang as much as 52 Agents (38 Agents in Semarang City and 14 Agents in Kab Semarang) who entirely became Agent Task Force Idul Fitri.

As many as 180 bases into a standby base in Semarang city and 50 in Semarang regency so that the total standby base in Semarang regency / city is 230 with 6% increase in June supply for Semarang city and 8% for Semarang regency.

"The stock in the agent until the sub-dealer is safe, for example in the Agent PT Julian Putra Mandiri as many as 1,550 tubes (LPG 3 kg), sending LPG 3 kg to 300 bases / sub LPG 3 kg distributors. Revenue of 10-11 LO per day (1 LO = 560 tubes) and is currently 12-13 LO per day, there is an increase of 3 kg LPG in the agency in the framework of Eid, "said Yuli.

Meanwhile, reported by LPG Sales Executive of Pertamina Bali Rainier Axel Gultom, Monday (11/6) from Jembrana, Bali, in Ramadhan has done the addition of LPG supply as much as 6%. The increase in demand in Bali is also due to the Ramadhan this year to coincide with the feast of Waisak which falls on May 29 and Galungan on 30 May.

"On 24 to 26 May also has added facultative supply (additional 7%) per day in anticipation of Hari Raya Waisak and Galungan, while the realization of 3 kg LPG consumption in Bali under normal condition is 630 MT / day," said Rainier.

He said that on Sunday, May 27, 5 percent was added to anticipate Vesak and Galungan holidays. Then on June 1, 2018 (National holidays) conducted a facultative channeling of 70 percent from normal. Resumed in the period from 2 to 10 June, the LPG distribution went normal with an average increase of 7% above normal distribution.

In addition, he said, also held a cheap market starting Tuesday (12/6) in several locations, namely PT. Merta Artamagas Pengambengan Location, PT. Sumilah Indo Jaya Gas location Tegal Badeng Barat, PT. Son Tarindra location Batuagung, PT. Aman Utama location of Gilimanuk Village, PT. Pande Astika Dharma in Tegal Cangkring and PT. Pratama Anugerah Dewata Medewi location. Previously, on June 7 has also been conducted simultaneously cheap market in 57 sub-districts in the area of ​​Bali.

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