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BPH Migas Adjust Natural Gas Selling Prices in Six Regions

BPH Migas Adjust Natural Gas Selling Prices in Six Regions (poskotanews)

JAKARTA, NNC - The Indonesia Downstream Oil and Gas Regulatory Agency, also known as BPH Migas, has revised natural gas selling prices at a number of areas in Indonesia. The natural gas price revision is aimed at adjusting the prices with the existing customer categories.

Hari Pratoyo of BPH Migas said his side had coordinated with Pertagas Niaga and state-owned gas company Perusahaan Gas Negara (IDX:PGAS), also known as PGN, to provide recommendations on natural gas price adjustments in six regions. The regions are Muara Enim, Pali, Banyuasin, Lampung, Mojokerto, and Samarinda.

“We expect the results to provide benefits to the public,” Hari said to reporters at his office in Jakarta on Wednesday (01/24/2018).

Meanwhile, PGN and Pertagas Niaga has recommended BPH Migas to adjust natural gas prices for household user class 1 in Muara Enim to IDR5,760 per cubic meters (m³), and household user class 2 user to IDR8,640 per m³.

Pertagas Niaga recommends natural gas price of IDR5,010 per m³ for household user class 1 in Pali, and IDR9,519 per m³ for household user class 2. PGN recommends natural gas price of IDR6,227 per m³ for household user class 1, and IDR8,718 per m³ for household user class 2.

PGN also recommends natural gas price of IDR5,048 per m³ for household user class 1 in Lampung, and IDR7,067 per m³ for household user class 2. In Mojokerto, natural gas price recommendation is IDR4,350 per m³ for household user class 1, and IDR8,987 per m³ for household user class 2.

Pertagas Niaga recommends natural gas price of IDR5,010 per m³ for household user class 1 in Samarinda, and IDR9,519 per m³ for household user class 2.

“BPH Migas have evaluated the natural gas prices proposed by gas companies. These prices include IDR4,750 per m³ for household user class 1 in Muara Enim, IDR4,750 per m³ in Pali, IDR4,900 per m³ in Musi Banyuasin, IDR4,450 per m³ in Lampung, IDR4,350 per m³ in Mojokerto, as well as IDR4,400 per m³ in Samarinda,” Hari added.