LNG virtual pipeline is the term used to describe the transport of LNG from its source, which can be an import terminal, distribution hub or liquefaction plant, to point of use. It is a flexible solution catering for medium sized companies looking to switch to natural gas from diesel, LPG or other fuel, right through to much larger facilities, such as gas fired power stations. It’s also a proven solution for enterprises connected to the grid but looking to supplement insufficient or unreliable pipeline capacity for peak-shaving, to meet additional load and seasonal variations and to prevent curtailment by providing emergency fuel back-up during outages.
Indonesian government put a special attention on limited power supplies issue by add electrical program in national strategic program. PT PLN (Persero) as Indonesian national electricity company involve private sector to build IPP projects which Java 1 project is one of them. The Java 1 project is gas-fired power plant project in Indonesia with capacity 1,760 MW. In fact, the project is claimed to be the first and largest integrated gas power plant in Southeast Asia. The project combines the work of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) with a power plant (CCGT: Combine Cycle Gas Turbine).