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PGN upbeat on output target despite disruptions

  • Stefanno Reinard Sulaiman¬†

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta      /   Mon, April 29, 2019   /  05:54 am
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Workers perform maintenance work on a gas pipeline belonging to PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) in Jakarta.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Despite gas supply disruptions in the first quarter of the year, publicly listed gas distributor PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) is confident its full-year gas volume target remains achievable. PGN said its gas supply from East Java in May would be lower due to another disruption, the third this year after similar cases in January and February. PGN president director Gigih Prakoso said the gas supply disruption in East Java had badly affected the company’s total gas volume in the first quarter of 2019.  “In the first three months of 2019, we saw a decline in gas volume due to supply disruption in East Java and also [facility] maintenance by ConocoPhillips,” Gigih said after the company’s annual shareholders meeting on Friday.  In East Java, PGN receives its gas supply from Husky-CNOOC Madura Limited, which is a joint venture between ...