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Balikpapan RDMP Project Development
Project Owner : PT Pertamina Refinery Balikpapan (PT KPB)

Description : Pertamina, through its Refining & Petrochemical subholding subsidiary, PT Kilang Pertamina Balikpapan (PT KPB) RDMP Balikpapan, is currently making progress for the construction of important units as part of the refinery.

One of the units currently under construction is the Alkylation Unit of the Balikpapan RDMP project. Alkylation Reactor (C-065-03) is one of the important equipment in the Alkylation Unit which has the main function to produce alkylate products which are high-octane blending components.

This alkylate will later become one of the inputs for the Gasoline Blending process to produce high quality Gasoline products.

The equipment produced by PT Sewon Cellontech Co Ltd, Korea has a height of about 49.65 meters, an outer diameter of about 10 meters, and a weight of about 418.07 tons. With the dimensions of the size and weight of the equipment which is quite large, cranes with a capacity of 1600 tons are used to carry out lifting.

With the installation of this series of equipment, it contributes to the project progress by 0.2%. As of August 12, 2021, the overall progress of the Balikpapan RDMP project has reached 38.80%.

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Project Schedule : 2021