JAKARTA, presidentpost.com – PT AKR Corporindo Tbk plans to build 350 gas stations (SPBU) for the next 10 years from now. President Director of AKR Corporindo, Haryanto Adikoesoemo, said that the installation of 350 gas stations will be done in cooperation with the British company Bibby Offshore.
“The plan is AKR will operate 350 SPBUs in cooperation with British company Bibby Offshore in the next 10 years,” Haryanto said at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jakarta, on Monday (1/8).
Haryanto said in the first stage of the project, 17 gas stations will be built in 2018. “This year we will operate 17 gas stations first,” he said.
Regarding the location, Haryanto added, the 17 new gas stations will be built in Jakarta, Surabaya and Bandung. As for the oil fuels (BBM) to be sold, according to Haryanto, will be the RON 92 which is equivalent to pertamax, and biosolar. “Only biosolar and RON 92 in Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung. Both are non-subsidized fuels,” he said.
The government has appointed AKR Corporindo and Pertamina as the distributors for the subsidized fuels of premium and solar (diesel fuel). The government gave 5 years contract of distribution to provide certainty in investment for the investors who have to build gas stations in the remote areas. (DTK/TPP)