As Indonesia seeks quick fix to power woes, gas export curbs loom

Indonesia is developing more small gas-fired power plants, as Southeast Asia’s biggest economy aims to meet soaring electricity demand and cut dependence on oil imports, in a move likely to divert greater quantities of gas away from exports.

Small plants – typically producing 100 megawatts or less – are on course for a two-thirds increase in capacity by 2022. That may force Indonesia to step up imports and limit shipments amid a decline in output from ageing fields.

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Posted June 5, 2014 by repit in News

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