Shell Inaugurates its Pulau Laut Fuel Terminal in South Kalimantan

August 27, 2010, 11:45 am | Admin

Shell in co‐operation with Indonesia Bulk Terminal (IBT) officially opened its Pulau Laut Fuel Terminal in South Kalimantan today. This new facility together with Shell’s other fuel terminals in Pendingin and Gresik, will provide a strong supply network to serve the mining and industrial customers in East and South East Kalimantan on a cost competitive basis. The new terminal will also help promote the area’s economic growth.

Shell’s Downstream Director, Mark Williams said, “Shell is selectively growing our Downstream business and Indonesia is one of the key growth markets. We are committed to growing our business together with our local partners and providing our customers with a reliable supply of quality fuels at competitive prices.”

Added Darwin Silalahi, Country Chairman and President Director, PT Shell Indonesia, “There is strong synergy between Shell and IBT, and I am confident the Pulau Laut facility can make significant contributions to the region. Besides bringing investment and employment opportunities, it can also serve to stimulate greater economic wealth for the country.”

Adrian Lembong, Director of PT Indonesia Bulk Terminal, said, “We are proud of this cooperation and we are certain that the long‐term partnership between IBT and Shell will thrive and be mutually beneficial. This fuel terminal operations will help provide an increase in revenue and complement our coal loading operations, ultimately helping us to serve our customers better.”

The Pulau Laut Fuel Terminal sits on a land area of 43,000 m2 and has a capacity of 60,000mt. The terminal commenced operations and fuel sales in May 2010.

Shell Commercial Fuels operates in over 40 countries worldwide and more than 200,000 customers use our transport, industrial and heating fuels everyday. Shell is the world’s leading supplier of hydrocarbon products and services to the mining industry, supplying 6 out of 10 of the world’s leading mining houses.

Commercial Fuels deals with 35% of Shell fuels sold to the world, with a range of business customers, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries, including mining, manufacturing, agriculture and power.

Shell entered the Indonesian commercial fuels market in 2007 and has expanded rapidly, securing strategic customers such as PLN, PT Adaro Indonesia and other major mining and industry customers with their needs for high quality fuels.

General Media:
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