JAKARTA - The project of Dimethyl Ether (DME) coal of PT Bukit Asam Tbk (PTBA) in Riau will be in progress right after feasibility study (FS) complete.
Suherman, Corporate Secretary of PT Bukit Asam Tbk (PTBA) stated that the company conducted feasibility studies related to the transportation scheme in DME project. "At present, the FS (feasibility study) is already complete, and at this time we have the request to conduct further studies, regarding the transportation of the finished product. Because, we recognize that the location of this project is quite far from the port; if I'm not mistaken, it is about 300 km-400 km, and this requires transportation from the location to the port.," he said.
And, for DME in Tanjung Enim, the company is in finalisation of feasible study regarding to pick the technology utilisation.
According to him, the company is still confident for DME coal to obtain profit, and DME will give certain impacts to LPG import amount. (LK/W)