An article by Amahl S. Azwar, The Jakarta Post.

A new regulation issued on Wednesday that requires a higher biodiesel use percentage is expected to cut the country’s fuel imports by at least 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) for the rest of the year, a top official has said.

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry’s director general for renewable energy and energy conservation, Rida Mulyana, said on Wednesday that the new ministerial regulation was expected to reduce the import of diesel fuel.

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