Pertamina’s Fuel Sales Soared 43 Percent During the Peak of Mudik Lebaran


Fuel oil consumption (BBM) PT Pertamina (Persero) experienced a 43 percent increase during peak flows Lebaran 2023, namely April 20 or H-2 Eid, compared to normal days.

The increase occurred for gasoline or petrol type fuel, namely the Pertamax Series type.

“For those at the peak of the task force on April 20 (H-2 Eid) demand gasoline rose 43 percent versus normal average,” said PT Pertamina Patra Niaga Corporate Secretary Irto Ginting to (26/4).

He said the distribution of Pertamina’s gasoline-type fuel during the Lebaran homecoming period also increased by 5.4 percent compared to March 2023. However, there was a decrease in demand for gasoil or diesel fuel. The decrease was 25.8 percent compared to the average demand on normal days.

“In general, we have anticipated this by alerting all Pertamina’s facilities and facilities, as well as additional services such as modular fuel, oil tankers. standbyas well as motorists who will help provide the best service for the community,” said Irto.

The Ministry of Transportation had predicted that there would be 123 million travelers during the 2023 Eid al-Fitr holidays. This figure has increased significantly compared to the 2022 homecoming flow.

The prediction for the number of Eid al-Fitr travelers in 2023 was obtained by the Ministry of Transportation through a number of surveys and research.

“The Ministry of Transportation is conducting research. And the research we are doing, the current number has increased significantly, from 85 million to 123 million, is very high,” said Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi.



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