Tag: Pertamina

Pertamina teams with Japanese companies to study LNG from POME methane

Pertamina teams with Japanese companies to study LNG from POME methane

April 26, 2022 |

In Indonesia, PT PERTAMINA, Osaka Gas Co., Ltd., JGC Holdings Corporation and INPEX CORPORATION have entered into a joint study agreement on exploring the feasibility of a clean natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Indonesia involving the production of bio-methane from palm oil mill effluent (POME). The project is expected to support […]

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First flight using Pertamina’s Bioavtur SAF successful

First flight using Pertamina’s Bioavtur SAF successful

October 6, 2021 |

In Indonesia, the Jakarta Globe newspaper reports that Pertamina successfully flew a CN-235 propeller aircraft using a 2.4% blend of the company’s Bioavtur aviation biofuel. The flight from Jakarta to Bandung was the first test flight using the fuel that is produced from palm oil. Bioavtur production is set to start at Pertamina’s refinery in […]

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Pertamina successfully tests Bioavtur J2.4 palm-based SAF

Pertamina successfully tests Bioavtur J2.4 palm-based SAF

September 9, 2021 |

In Indonesia, Pertamina has achieved a new milestone in national aviation industry through the production of ‘Bioavtur J2.4’, a clean energy innovation based on biofuels for air transportation. The trial of the use of Bioavtur J2.4 on the CN235 FTB aircraft is a sign of the successful use of the biofuel produced by the Pertamina […]

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Clariant supporting Pertamina in exploring feasibility of sunliquid plant

Clariant supporting Pertamina in exploring feasibility of sunliquid plant

April 19, 2021 |

In Germany, Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, is working with Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas corporation, Pertamina, since 2018 to evaluate and test the feasibility of Clariant’s sunliquid technology to process available regional feedstocks in Indonesia into the advanced biofuel, cellulosic ethanol. Indonesia has a vast potential of untapped biomass, from […]

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Pertamina’s green diesel refinery to be online by December

Pertamina’s green diesel refinery to be online by December

March 9, 2021 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports Pertamina expects to launch production of its palm oil-based diesel and jet fuel by the end of this year. The Cilacap green refinery will produce 3,000 barrels of “Green Diesel” from Refined, Bleached and Deodorized Palm Oil per day beginning in December and 6,000 barrels of jet fuel per day from […]

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Pertamina goes all in for biodiesel but economics not in its favor

Pertamina goes all in for biodiesel but economics not in its favor

February 16, 2021 |

In Indonesia, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper reports Pertamina has gotten itself in a tight spot by following the government’s lead on palm oil biodiesel only to be left with low oil prices due to the global pandemic and high palm oil prices due to lower supplies. The company expects to lower its hydrocarbon emissions by up […]

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Pertamina to use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce advanced biofuels

Pertamina to use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce advanced biofuels

September 28, 2020 |

In Illinois, PT Pertamina (Persero) will use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce advanced biofuels at its Plaju and Cilacap refineries in Indonesia. The company will use UOP Renewable Jet Fuel Process™ technology at its Plaju refinery in Palembang, South Sumatra, and UOP Ecofining™ technology at its Cilacap refinery in Central Java. UOP will provide technology […]

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Pertamina sees Indonesian biodiesel sales falling 12% in 2020

Pertamina sees Indonesian biodiesel sales falling 12% in 2020

August 31, 2020 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports Pertamina expects 2020 biodiesel sales to fall 12% on the year to 28.2 billion liters. The company told parliament it sees sales rebounding in 2021, however, back up to 31.5 billion liters, of which 26.6 billion liters will be from Pertamina. COVID-19 has significantly impact fuel demand, which has hit biodiesel […]

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Pertamina to test its 3% palm oil jet fuel by year’s end

Pertamina to test its 3% palm oil jet fuel by year’s end

July 23, 2020 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports Pertamina is preparing to test its 3% palm oil-based jet fuel by the end of the year as part of its wider push to increase palm oil fuel production in line with the government’s policy. The palm oil will be co-refined with fossil fuel to produce the greener jet fuel at […]

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Pertamina successfully produces renewable diesel at Dumai refinery

Pertamina successfully produces renewable diesel at Dumai refinery

July 15, 2020 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports Pertamina has successfully produced renewable diesel from 100% palm oil at its Dumai refinery. The facility has a 1,000 barrel per day production capacity. The company said it has now demonstrated the technical capacity of its technology using proprietary catalysts developed by its researchers, a catalytic cracking process and hydrogen gas, […]

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