State oil and gas company Pertamina is preparing 44 fuel terminals in areas across Indonesia that will channel vegetable oil-based diesel fuel.
Pertamina corporate communication vice president Ali Mundakir said in a statement in Jakarta on Wednesday that the 44 new facilities would supplement an existing 33 biodiesel terminals.
“Construction on most of the terminals has been completed. In eastern Indonesia, all of the terminals are targeted for completion by the end of June,” he said as quoted by Antara news agency.
Nineteen of the 44 terminals will be located in Sumatra, eight in Kalimantan, seven in Java, six in Sulawesi, two in Papua, one in Bali and one in East Nusa Tenggara. Of the total existing 33 terminals, 18 are located in Java, nine in Sumatra, four in Kalimantan and two in Bali.