May 8, 2013

New Indonesia ethanol plant deciding on home

A US-based producer of chemical products is to jointly construct an ethanol plant in Indonesia this year.

Working with state-owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina, Celanese will help build the facility as part of an overall ethanol project worth around $2.5 billion (€1.9 billion).

A location for the facility is still being decided but ‘Palembang or Bontang’ were revealed by industry minister MS Hidayat as the front runners.





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