The growth in the use and needs of biodiesel / FAME for 2014-2015 in Indonesia

The total needs of biodiesel (fatty acid methyl esters / FAME) that is offered 5.2 million kiloliters (kl) for the period 2014-2015.

PT Pertamina (Persero) recently received confirmation of biodiesel supply 45% of the total needs in 2014-2015.

Therefor, PT Pertamina continues the procurement activity of biodiesel in order to achieve the target of supply in accordance with the needs of the Indonesian government.

According to Pertamina data, from 2009 to 2013, Pertamina recorded a 653% growth in the use of biodiesel, from 126,098 kl in 2009 to 930,561 kl in 2013.

(As stated by the Vice President of Corporate Communications PT Pertamina (Persero) Ali Mundakir, Kompas on Sunday, 02/16/14).

References:

“Pastikan Pasokan Biodiesel : Kendala Harga untuk Pengadaan di Wilayah Indonesia Timur”, Evy, Kompas, page 19, 17 Feb 2014.

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