REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Government will build 35 fuel gas stations (SPBG) in Jakarta and Surabaya by the end of 2012 to fulfill people's demands. The Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Rudi Rubiandini said the construction would be built on stage until 2013.
Government has resolve some issues related to the plan, such as land acquisition and letter of permission for gas procurement from BP Migas and Pertamina. "But, we have not acquired the land in East Java," Rubiandini said. Government, he said, would also cooperate with private party for the procurement of SPBG mobile in public area, such as mall and supermarket to ease the access for the consumers.
"Besides the station, we will also provide SPBG mobile in supermarket," he explained.
Government also prepares 14,000 converter kits for public transportation. Indonesia eyes on electric controller unit (ECU) from Thailand for converter kits. "The device can control the change of gas quality. Even though the gas quality is ranging, the quality of the machine will not change," Rubiandini said.