PGN Starts Flowing Industrial Gas Shoelaces in Pasuruan

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, July 21 2018 - 23:30 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Surabaya - PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) began to deliver gas to the shoelace industry in Pasuruan regency, East Java, to PT Rajawali Cakra Sakti with a total contract volume of 10,000-15,000 cubic meters per month.

Sales Flow Head PGN Pasuruan, Agus Mustofa Hadi in Surabaya, Thursday (19/7/2018), said gas flow to Pasuruan is PGN's effort to expand natural gas distribution throughout East Java by optimizing potential prospecting mapping survey around pipe network existing gas.

"Earlier, we also channelled natural gas to the export ginger industry of PT Serba Gurih in April, and PT Liman Jaya Transmix in June 2018 in the form of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) through its subsidiary Gagas Energy Indonesia," Agus told Antara.

He said, in addition to continuing to expand the network, PGN also undertakes investment financing with self-help schemes (sharing of investments) with prospects for prospective customers who are not worth calculating investments by PGN.

"We are also actively communicating with industrial estate managers and government agencies, which is our commitment to continue expanding distribution to communities and industries throughout East Java," he said.

President Director of PT Rajawali Cakra Sakti, Randy Setyawan admitted very happy with the start of gas distribution from PGN, because previously using coal.

"The use of natural gas to provide added value to the company, in addition to environmentally friendly also benefited from a 15 percent increase in production volume and the company also does not need more storage space as when he used coal," he said.

Meanwhile, under contracts, Rajawali Cakra Sakti uses PGN natural gas with an initial volume of 10,000 to 15,000 m3, and next year the usage volume can double with the business development plan, ie washing cloth fabrics for shoes and sandals.

Randy said, currently the company he leads in sustainability has been producing 50 tons of shoelace per month. The production is mostly used to meet the needs of shoe factories.

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