PFMA Agreed to Pay Biodiesel Fund to 20 Producers

PFMA Agreed to Pay Biodiesel Fund to 20 Producers

InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA - Palm Oil Plantation Fund Management Agency (PFMA), Friday (24/11) officially announced the signing of Vegetable Fuel, the biodiesel Fund Agreement for November 2017 – April 2018 between PFMA and Badan UsahaProdusen BBN, the Biodiesel. “Today we announce the Vegetable Fuel, the biodiesel Fund Agreement between PFMA and biodiesel producers has been signed,” Director of PFMA, Dono Boestami said in the official statement to InfoSAWIT.

He thought, the Fund Agreement is the consistency of the government to support sustainable palm oil industries and increase the energy diversification.

He also mentioned, the cooperation to procure vegetable oil, the biodiesel between both sides refers to President’s Regulation No. 61 / 2015 about the Palm Oil Plantation Fund Collection and Allocation and the Change of President’s Regulation No. 24 / 2016 about the Procurement and Advantage of Vegetable Fuel, the biodiesel to fund done by Palm oil Plantation Fund Management Agency (PFMA).

Based on the Decision of Secretary of Energy and Mineral Resources, No. 3756 K/10/MEM/2017 about the BU BBN, the biodiesel and the allocation of volume to procure biodiesel in PT. Pertamina (Persero) and PT. AKR Corporindo TBK for November 2017 to April 2018, there are 20 (twenty)biofuel producers that have contracts with PFMA. They are:

1. PT Batara Elok Semesta Terpadu

2. PT Bayas Biofuels

3. PT Cemerlang Energi Perkasa

4. PT Ciliandra Perkasa

5. PT Dabi Biofuels

6. PT Darmex Biofuels

7. PT Energi Baharu Lestari

8. PT Intibenua Perkasatama

9. PT Kutai Refinery Nusantara

10. PT LDC Indonesia

11. PT Multi Nabati Sulawesi

12. PT Musim Mas

13. PT Pelita Agung Agrindustri

14. PT Permata Hijau Palm Oleo

15. PT Sinarmas Bio Energy

16. PT SMART Tbk

17. PT Sukajadi Sawit Mekar

18. PT Tunas Baru Lampung

19. PT Wilmar Bioenergi Indonesia

20. PT Wilmar Nabati Indonesia

Total volume of biodiesel distribution from the twenty producers would be about 1,408 million kiloliters for PT. Pertamina (Persero) and PT AKR Corporindo. The numbers of volume is decided based on the need nationally. The sectors got fund in BBM Tertentu (JBT)/PSO and PT PLN.

Director of Fund Allocation, PFMA, Edi Wibowo said, the cooperation to procure biodiesel through PFMA has something to do with the full support of others, namely, General Directorate of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conversion, Ministry of EMR; PT. Pertamina (Persero), and PT. AKR CorporindoTbk. “We do appreciate 20 biodiesel producers for advantaging biodiesel through the fund incentive. This makes the new markets on palm oil that in the end, it increases and stabilizes the CPO price, as it is regulated in President’s Regulation No. 61/ 2015,”  he said.(T2)

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