In one SPBU
alone, the sales of Pertalite on Saturday reached 4,781 liters.
The agent is given a price he same as given to SPBU
Pertamina operates most of its SPBU
units in cooperaiton with partners.
units in the country affiliated to Pertamina.
PT EAI started selling its bio-diesel in 2004 to four SPBUs
namely one each in the Soekarno-Hatta International airport, in Sentul, Bogor; in Daan Mogot, West Jakarta and in i Mal Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang.
The increase in the number of SPBU
units is slow compared with the fast growing demand for fuel supply in the land transport sector.
The license for an SPBU
in an area will depend on the policy and marketing strategy of Pertamina's marketing unit (UPMS) in the regions.
Oil fuel trade has so far been fully controlled by Pertamina although private companies could have SPBU
Regional administrations would be eager to see more SPBU
units to operate in their areas as it will mean an additional income
Pertamina has plan of its own to build 150 more units of SPBU
before 2005 to strengthen its units or units owned by companies bound by contracts with it all over the country.
Allocation is set for each SPBU
based on average distribution performance in the previous six months
The plan is AKR will operate 350 SPBUs
in cooperation with British company Bibby Offshore in the next 10 years,' Haryanto said at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jakarta, on Monday (1/8).