PT Pertamina (Persero) operates the Balongan refinery, which is located in West Java, Indonesia. It is a non integrated refinery owned by PT Pertamina (Persero). The refinery, which started operations in 1994, has an NCI of 11.5.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 125
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 83
Reformer (mbd): 29
Hydrotreater (mbd): 169
Isomerization (mbd): 23

The capacity of the refinery is expected to increase to 269mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Balongan refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $1,531.99m.

Maintenance activities at Balongan refinery

The Balongan refinery witnessed two incidents during the period 2015-2020.

Upcoming expansion projects at Balongan refinery

CDU I, CDU II, Diesel Hydrotreater

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Balongan refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: JGC Holdings, PT Enviromate Technology International, PT Pupuk Indonesia Holding, PT Synergy Engineering, PT Wijaya Karya (Persero).

Main EPC: PT Enviromate Technology International, PT Pupuk Indonesia Holding.

About PT Pertamina (Persero)

PT Pertamina (Persero) (Pertamina) is a state-owned integrated energy company. It has operations across the energy value chain from upstream to downstream. Its upstream operations include exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas. The company also provides upstream technology, drilling and well maintenance services; and develops geothermal energy, coal bed methane (CBM) and shale gas. Pertamina’s downstream operations include refining, marketing, trading and distribution of fuel, lubricants, liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical products and other non-fuel products to domestic and international markets. The company has operations in Malaysia, Iraq, Algeria, Italy, France, Myanmar, Canada, Congo, Tanzania, Gabon, Colombia, Namibia and Venezuela. Pertamina is headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.


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