Cirebon-Semarang Gas Pipeline

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The Cirebon-Semarang Gas Pipeline is an under construction natural gas pipeline in Indonesia.[1][2]


The pipeline would run from Cirebon, West Java to Semarang, Central Java.[3]

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Project Details

  • Operator: PT Pertamina gas[4]
  • Owner: PT Pertamina gas[4]
  • Parent company: PGN (Persero) Tbk [51%]; Pertamina [49%][5]
  • Capacity: 500 million cubic feet per day[6]
  • Length: 235 kilometers[3]
  • Diameter:
  • Status: Construction[3][2][7]
  • Start year: 2024[7] (phase I)
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:


The pipeline is part of the Trans Java gas pipeline integration project which was planned to be commissioned by 2021.[8] In addition to Cirebon-Semarang Gas Pipeline, the project also includes Cirebon-KHT Gas Pipeline and Tegalgede-Muara Tawar Gas Pipeline.[8]

In May 2019 PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk signed an agreement with PT Rekayasa Industri to build the pipeline.[9] Construction of the pipeline began in February 2020, fourteen years after the firm Rekayasa Industri won the bid to build it.[6] In October 2020, PT Rekayasa Industri (Rekind), the Indonesian state-owned company engaged in construction, officially withdrew itself from the project.[10] In May 2022, it was reported that a constorium of PT PP (Persero) Tbk and PT Elnusa Tbk has started working on the project and it will be completed within 15 months.[11] On August 9th, 2022, it was reported that the construction has officially started. [12]

Articles and resources


  1. Indonesia Expanding Gas Pipeline Network, Pipe Producers to Benefit, The Insider Stories, Jan. 10, 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Post, The Jakarta. "Cirebon-Semarang gas pipeline project in limbo". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2021-09-21.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Post, The Jakarta. "Cirebon-Semarang gas pipeline project in limbo". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2021-09-21.
  4. 4.0 4.1
  5. Anastasia Arvirianty. "PGN Caplok Pertagas, 9.677 Km Pipa Gas akan Tersambung". CNBC Indonesia (in Bahasa Indonesia). Retrieved 2023-08-17.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Cirebon-Semarang industrial gas pipe construction kicks off after 14-year delay, The Jakarta Post, Feb. 6, 2020
  7. 7.0 7.1 ANTARA News Agency. "Pembangunan pipa gas Cirebon-Semarang dilanjutkan pada 2024 - ANTARA News Jawa Barat". ANTARA News Jawa Barat (in Bahasa Indonesia). Retrieved 2023-08-16.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Pipa Cirebon-Semarang Segera Dibangun, Pengusaha Siap Gunakan Bahan Bakar Ramah Lingkungan, Tribun Jabar, Mar. 30, 2018
  9. 2 BUMN Ini Sinergi Bangun Transmisi Pipa Gas Cirebon-Semarang, May 27, 2019
  10. Rekind withdraws itself from the Cirebon-Semarang gas pipeline transmission project IDN Financials, October 15, 2020
  11. Grahanusa Mediatama (2022-05-20). "Dapat Proyek Pipa Gas Cirebon-Semarang (Cisem), Begini Persiapan PTPP". (in Bahasa Indonesia). Retrieved 2022-08-10.
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