According to the website of the Ministry of Commerce, Platts reported on October 31 that Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mines spokesman Dadan Kustiana said that In order to meet the growing domestic demand in Indonesia, Indonesia plans to increase its imports of LPG from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
The spokesman said that Indonesia's national oil company currently needs about 6 million tons of LPG annually.
The spokesman said that the Saudi Arabian government is expected to help Indonesia's CNOOC to purchase LPG directly from Saudi Arabian National Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). Kustiana added that Takhar, Indonesia's deputy minister for energy and mining, is currently negotiating with government officials of Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
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