Jero Wacik: Fuel Subsidy is for Low-Society, for Rich People Must Used to Buy Pertamax

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hanungJAKARTA. Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Jero Wacikappealed to the public ahead of the holiday celebration Christmas Day2013 and New Year 2014 to not buy fuel oil (BBM) which issubsidized.

“I appeal to the holiday let alone have a nice car do not buy subsidizedfuel. For the holiday period requested subsidy. The subsidies for the less able. For those who already feel able to buy PERTAMAX, “Jerosaid during a working visit to Plumpang, Monday (12/23/2013).

For matters of fuel, obviously Jero readiness pretty good. Stock Premium 16 day, 17 day Solar, Kerosene 81 days,and 54 days pertamax.

“In principle, Pertamina ready for the Christmas and New Year preparations. So people who want to continue the Christmas New Year holiday, the stock of fuel was safe, “said Jero.

Special on Christmas Day and New Year’s, said Jero, there are six areas that spikes its fuel needs increase because people celebrate Christmas. The six regions including North Sumatra, North Sulawesi, West Nusa Tenggara, Papuaand Maluku.

“North Sumatra increased as much as 31% of its fuel needs. Bali as a tourist area also increased by 29%, “he said.