PT Barata Indonesia (Persero) officially started the construction of the Kupang LPG Pressurized Tank project owned by PT Pertamina (Persero). This was marked by the groundbreaking of the LPG project. Monday (1/4), in Tenau, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara.

The groundbreaking was attended by the Director of Logistics for Supply Chain and Infrastructure, PT Pertamina (Persero) Gandhi Sriwidodo who was accompanied by President Director of PT Barata Indonesia (Persero), Oksarlidady Arifin, and East Nusa Tenggara Governor Viktor Bungtilu Laiskodat.

In the Kupang Pressurized LPG Tank Project, Barata Indonesia as contractor will build two LPG tanks, each of which has a capacity of 500 Metric Tons. The 142 billion rupiah project has a working period of around 18 months.

President Director of Barata Indonesia , Oksarlidady Arifin, said the project was not the first tank & terminal project handled by the company. In the field of Oil & Gas Barata Indonesia has a long experience producing various types of tanks, both pressurized and non-pressurized tanks complete with other supporting facilities.

“This proves that Barata Indonesia has sufficient capability. The role in the development of infrastructure for oil & gas has been recognized by the work owners because the results of proven work in terms of quality. In addition, Dady – Oksarlidady Arifin’s nickname – in the groundbreaking ceremony, he hopes the project can run smoothly and can be completed in a timely manner.

On the other hand ,Director of Logistics for Supply Chain and Infrastructure, PT Pertamina (Persero) Gandhi Sriwidodo, said that the LPG development in Tenau Kupang was one of the programs to support the LPG Conversion program in Eastern Indonesia. So that people in eastern Indonesia can also enjoy reasonable gas prices

“This is also one of our efforts to improve national energy security,” he said on the sidelines of a grounbreaking event. In addition to the Kupang LPG Pressurized Tank Project, this year Barata Indonesia also received several projects in the field of Oil & Gas.

Among them, the Bima Pressurized LPG Tank, the Tegal Oil Fuel Terminal (TBBM), which will soon be completed and Belawan Fuel Terminal.

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