Gas Pipeline,
Semarang, Central Java

Gas Pipeline, Semarang, Central Java

Gresik East Java Indonesia

Meeting the needs of gas power plants and industries in East and Central Java with a 267-kilometer gas pipeline

About the project

A 267.22-kilometer gas pipeline that links Semarang in Central Java and Gresik town in East Java was constructed to provide a better gas distribution for gas power plants and industries in the area.

The pipeline, built with a diameter of 28 inches, provides an efficient flow capacity of up to 500 million standard cubic feet per day (MMSCFD) of gas through seven cities and regencies in Semarang, Grobogan, Demak, Lamongan Bojonegoro, Blora, and Gresik.

Details

Gas Pipeline:

  • Length – 267.22 km
  • Diameter – 28 inch
  • Flow capacity – up to 500 MMSCFD

Total Crossings Finished:
10 crossings with a total length of about 3.5 km

Materials

Gas Pipeline:

  • Tixobent API
  • BMS 500 Polymer
Owner:

PT Pertamina Gas (Pertagas)

Project Investment:

$515.7 million

Main Contractors:
  • PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) TBK
  • PT Remaja Bangun Kencana Kontraktor (Rebana)
  • PT Kelsri

HDD Project Challenges

  • Soil profile combination is a very sticky clay mixture in certain areas with a sandy formation.
  • Certain railway crossing contains heavy train traffic within every few minutes, therefore we ensure that the mud drilling process can support the boreholes whenever a train passes on the railway.