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Sengkawang to invest US$136 mln in Indonesia`s energy sector

07/10/08 16:22

Jakarta (ANTARA News/Asia Pulse) - PT Energy Sengkawang plans to invest US$136 million to build power plants and gas pipeline in Sengkawang, the regency of Wajo, South Sulawesi.

Company president Paul Ivan Edwards said Energy Sengkawan will invest around US$120 million in a 60-megawatt gas fired power plant and a 60-MW coal fired power plant projects.

The gas fired power plant is expected to be operational this year and the coal fired power plant to follow in 2010, Edwards said.

The gas pipeline project to cost around US$16 million will transport gas from the Baru well to the power plant.