Semarang. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, accompanied by Minister Jero Wacik, Public Works Minister Djoko Kirmanto, BPH Migas Chief AndyNoorsaman Sommeng and Ganjar Pranowo Governor of Central Java, on Friday (03/14/2014) pressing the siren to mark the beginning of ground breaking Network Infrastructure Natural Gas Transmission PipelineKalimantan-Java (Kalija) phase I of the Gas Field Kepodang headed Gas Power Plant-Steam (PLTGU) Lorok Pond, Semarang, Central Java.
As known, the construction Kalija I is an early stage of development of natural gas transmission pipeline segmentsBontang (East Kalimantan) – Semarang (Central Java), better known Kalija, which has been tendered by BPH Migasin 2006.
Furthermore, pursuant to Decree No. BPH Migas Head. 042/PL/BPH Migas/Kom/VII/2006 dated July 27, 2006assigned PT. Bakrie and Brothers Tbk., As the winner of the Rights Procurement Special Segment GasTransmission Bontang (East Kalimantan) – Semarang (Central Java).
PT Bakrie and Brothers as the holding company has established a subsidiary company of PT. Java Kalimantan Gas(PT KJG) that will work with PT. PGN (Persero) Tbk., To carry out the construction and operation of the pipelineKalija I.
Construction of Gas Transmission Pipeline Kalija Phase I will be conducted by PT Borneo Java Gas (KJG) which is a joint venture between PT PGN and the Bakrie Group, which is 80% owned by state gas namely. National Gas Company. Connecting the gas field project to PLTGU Pond Kepodang Lorok, Semarang is targeted for completion inthe third quarter of 2015.