General Manager of Pertamina MOR I Joko Pitoyo through a press release in here on Tuesday said that the increase in consumption is predicted because of the tradition of mass exodus of people returning to their hometown which conducted in the area so that it requires a higher fuel consumption.
He estimates premium fuel consumption to rise about 15 percent from normal days in welcoming Eid or it increased from 900 kilo liters to 1,040 kilo liters.
As for the consumption of fuel oil type of Pertalite by 20 percent from the usual day ie from the average per day 880 kilo liters to 1,100 kilo liters.
As for Pertamax, it is estimated to increase consumption of 20 percent from the normal 250 kilo liters to 300 kilo liters per day.
Then for fuel type of Solar is predicted to drop by 20 percent from 1,200 kilo liters to 950 kilo liters due to restrictions on freight transport during homecoming and backflow.
In general, the supply of fuel oil to West Sumatra comes from three Fuel Terminals (TBMM) namely TBBM Sei Siak, TBBM Tembilahan, and TBBM Dumai, he added. (cha)