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English Español Eni and Pertamina sign MoU to cooperate in biofuels production

The two oil companies want to cooperate in the areas of circular economy, low carbon products and renewable energies.

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The President Director of Pertamina, Nicke Widyawati, and Eni Ceo, Claudio Descalzi, in the presence of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ignasius Jonan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore synergies of their respective technologies.

In particular, Eni and Pertamina agreed to explore opportunities and discuss collaboration in waste transformation processes and biomass valorization processes, also leveraging Eni proprietary technologies that turn waste into fuel, waste into hydrogen, sewage sludge into biomethane production by anaerobic digestion as well as advanced biofuels and chemicals from biomass.

Another part of the agreement will see both companies discuss collaboration in the field of recycle and re-use: water treatment and re-use processes and polymer recycling technologies, also pursuing eco-design processes to maximize final products recycle.

They have also signed a heads of agreement for a JV aiming at the construction of an add-on grassroots bio-refinery in Indonesia, allowing HVO to reach the Indonesian market.

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