KOMPAS.com – PT Pertamina (Persero) is currently implementing a natural 12 kilogram (kg) LPG cylinder exchange scheme.
So far, there are various types of gas cylinders available in the community, including 3 kg LPG, 5.5 kg LPG, 12 kg LPG, 5.5 kg Bright Gas, and 12 kg Bright Gas.
Pertamina is known to be replacing all 12 kg LPG gas cylinders in blue color to Bright Gas cylinders to improve services to consumers.
Even so, Pertamina emphasized that there was no withdrawal of the 12 kg LPG cylinder.
“There is no withdrawal, what there is is a natural or natural replacement,” said Pertamina MOR III Communication Relations & CSR Unit Manager Eko Kristiawan, as quoted from Kompas.com, Wednesday (11/11/2020).
So how do you exchange 12 kg LPG with 12 kg Bright Gas?
PT Pertamina Patra Niaga’s Corporate Secretary Subholding Commercial and Trading, Putut Andriatno, explained that the exchange can be done at Pertamina’s official outlets.
“In order to improve services with re- programsbranding 12 kg LPG cylinder in blue to 12 kg Bright Gas pink color. Exchange consumers can go directly to the official outlet pertamina, “he said at Kompas.com, Thursday (12/11/2020).
He continued, people can bring empty 12 kg LPG cylinder with blue color to be exchanged for Bright Gas pink color like when buying gas in general.
“There is no fee to exchange the canister, just buy the contents,” said Putut.
He revealed that the price is the same as for a 12 kg LPG cylinder, which is Rp. 139,000 per tube.
Putut said that there will be many promos given through Bright Gas.
“At Bright Gas, we will provide a lot of promo programs, and a fresher and more attractive appearance. The quality of the contents and the cylinder is the same between blue and pink,” he said.
Eko added, Bright Gas cylinders are safer to use.
Eko also explained that with the potential for people who have not received Bright Gas cylinders, customers can still use the 12 kg LPG gas cylinder.
“So it is not that the blue 12 kg tube is pulled and automatically does not apply,” he was quoted as saying Kompas.com, Wednesday (11/11/2020).
He also said that the exchange of the two gas cylinders also paid attention to availability in the field.
It said separately, the exchange of blue and pink gas cylinders was carried out to equalize Pertamina’s gas products on the market.
“This is for the implementation of a single LPG brand. Because currently Pertamina manages two trademarks, LPG and Bright Gas,” said Pertamina’s Vice President for Corporate Communication, Fajriyah Usman. Kompas.com, Thursday (12/11/2020).