Pertamina Makes sure the supply of LPG in Kepri is safe

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, June 20 2018 - 20:30 IWST

LPG (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
LPG (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Batam - Pertamina Marketing Operation Region (MOR) I ensures the distribution of 3 kg LPG in the Riau Islands Province is sufficient during the homecoming flow and Idul Fitri 1439 Hijri holiday.

Communication and CSR Unit Pertamina MOR I, Rudi Ariffianto through an application message in Batam on Tuesday (19/6/2018) stated that in anticipation of the consumption spike, Pertamina MOR I has added facultative supply in Kepri as many as 48,160 tubes per day on June 17, 2018.

Especially for the Batam region the addition of facultative supply of 35,280 tubes per day given on June 17, 2018, said Rudi.

Then on June 19, 2018, Pertamina distributed 46,480 subsidized LPG tubes, channeled through 17 agents and 2,568 bases.

In addition, to meet the needs of the community related to homecoming and Lebaran holiday 2018, Pertamina MOR I will continue to increase the supply of LPG cylinders on June 21, 2018 as many as 19,600 tubes per day.

Pertamina MOR I has also prepared the RAFI 2018 Task Force to ensure the sufficient supply of LPG, including three kg in all operational areas. Based on the monitoring of Satgas, the supply of LPG to the people of Riau Islands is safe without distribution constraints.

Pertamina ensures three kg LPG is sold at the highest retail price of Rp18,000 for Batam, Rp14,500 in Bintan and Rp15,000 in Tanjungpinang.

"If the supply is not sufficient, we will conduct selective market operations and additional facultative supply in accordance with the needs of the community, and we encourage people to purchase LPG in Pertamina's official distribution channels, such as agents and official identity bases and gas stations that provide LPG 3kg, which provides assurance of availability and also the price according to HET, "said Rudi.

He said Pertamina distributed three kilograms of LPG according to the quota set by the government.

Pertamina reminded the three kg LPG designation only for the poor and / or micro business.

As for the capable citizens and commercial enterprises, Pertamina provides non-subsidized LPGs such as Bright Gas 5.5 Kg, Bright Gas 12 Kg and LPG Blue Blue tube and 50 kg for commercial business.

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