2015: DOUBLE LNG DEMAND
Indonesian demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is expected to double to 56 cargoes in 2015 compared to this year, said a senior official with state electricity utility PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN).
Indonesia's domestic gas fields are struggling to keep up with surging power demand in Southeast Asia's largest economy, forcing it to look overseas for supplies.
Thirty-eight of the 56 LNG cargoes needed next year will go to PLN's gas-fired power stations in Jakarta and other West Java cities, PLN oil and gas division chief Suryadi Mardjoeki told Reuters by phone.
Log in to read the publication.
An authorized user gets access to four FREE publications per month.
You can also buy a full access to all publications of the site since January 2014.