Medco ready to supply methane gas

Medco ready to supply methane gas

Medco Energi Internasional. (

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - PT Medco Energi Indonesia (MEDCO) is ready to supply coal methane gas from the Sekayu Block in South Sumatra for a five year period, the company told the Jakarta Stock Exchange on Friday.

The gas would be supplied to the South Sumatra Regional Energy and Mining Company (PDPDE) at a volume of 200 million standard cubic feet per day (mscfd).

The methane gas would be channeled from the CBM SE-2 well at Block GMD Sekayu. The gas will be used to fulfill the need for electricity of the local people around the block.

Electricity produced now is used to provide light for GMB Pengumbul station. It derived from the GMB Block Sekayu`s well located in Musi Banyasin, South Sumatra.

Medco has a 50-percent participating interest in Block GMB Sekayu. The utilization of this methane gas is in line with Presidential Instruction No. 14/2011 on the acceleration program for the implementation of national development priority 2011.