In its ongoing commitment to contribute to the energy transition, PT Pertamina Patra Niaga recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding for a collaboration involving the sale and purchase of Green Petroleum Coke, a key raw material for Anodes used in the Battery Industry.
This MoU, signed on November 16 with PT Indonesia BTR New Energy Material, was formalized by Maya Kusmaya, the Director of Marketing and Trading at PT Pertamina Patra Niaga, and Wu Lei, the CEO of PT Indonesia BTR New Energy Material.
Maya highlighted that PT Pertamina Patra Niaga is actively broadening its sales of petrochemical products, including Green Petroleum Coke, a product produced by the Pertamina Group, specifically PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional in Dumai.
Beyond its application in the battery industry, Green Petroleum Coke can also serve as a supporting material in aluminum processing.
Maya emphasized that PT Pertamina Patra Niaga will manage the marketing of Green Petroleum Coke for both domestic and export requirements.
This collaboration represents a strategic move for Pertamina Patra Niaga to play a more significant role in advancing the national economy and reinforcing its contribution to the Green Energy transition, particularly through the development of the battery industry in Indonesia.
Under the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding, PT Pertamina Patra Niaga is committed to supplying PT Indonesia BTR New Energy Material with 100,000 Metric Tons (MT) of Green Petroleum Coke annually.
Maya expressed confidence in their ability to produce and deliver Green Petroleum Coke that meets the required specifications to support battery manufacturing. Additionally, she expressed readiness to explore other product opportunities through Pertamina One Solution services.
Wu Lei, the CEO of PT Indonesia BTR New Energy Material, emphasized that the signing of this Memorandum of Understanding is crucial for ensuring the fulfillment of raw material needs in the Battery Industry Ecosystem in Indonesia, particularly for battery industrial plants in the Morowali area managed by PT Indonesia BTR New Energy Material. He underscored the significance of a secure raw material supply to optimize the operation of their battery industry.