Indonesia should encourage NGV uptake – minister

By Staff reporter 13 March 2017

Indonesia’s deputy energy and mineral resources minister, Arcandra Tahar, has said the country needs to encourage car owners to switch their vehicles to run on natural gas, according to The Jakarta Post.

This would reduce emissions from the rapidly growing number of vehicles on Indonesia’s roads.

Demand for refined fuels for vehicles will grow by 13% every year, according to Tahar.

The country initiated its first oil-to-gas conversion kits for vehicles in 2012, but relatively small cost savings and the scarcity of stations offering the fuel...

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