The government is preparing legal basis in the form of Governmental Regulation concerning new refinery development. The regulation is expected to be completed in October 2014.
The budget platform of MEMR 2015 is stipulated at Rp 10.02 trillion. From this amount, the budget platform of Directorate General of Oil and Gas is Rp 830.582 billion.
PT Pertamina is optimistic that the 3 kg LPG cylinder quota for 2014 of 5.013 million ton is adequate in spite of the 12 kg LPG price increase last week. The consumer migration from 12 kg LPG to 3 kg LPG is predicted of about 2% only.