Indonesia accepts private gas imports

Indonesia is letting private firms import natural gas for the first time, according to reports. The move is aimed at countering a shortage of gas supply, said Mohamad S Hidayat, […]

By Vicky Ellis

Indonesia is letting private firms import natural gas for the first time, according to reports. The move is aimed at countering a shortage of gas supply, said Mohamad S Hidayat, the Indonesian industry minister, reported Reuters.The country is the eleventh largest producer of LNG (liquefied natural gas) in the world, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Reports suggest it is the third largest LNG exporter, up from seventh in 2008.

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