Pertalite Market Share Reaches 13.5% In 2 Months

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  • Petugas pengisi bahan bakar melayani pembelian bahan bakar jenis baru Pertalite di SPBU Lempuyangan, Yogyakarta, 14 Agustus 2015. TEMPO/Pius Erlangga

    Petugas pengisi bahan bakar melayani pembelian bahan bakar jenis baru Pertalite di SPBU Lempuyangan, Yogyakarta, 14 Agustus 2015. TEMPO/Pius Erlangga

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - PT Pertamina (Persero) claimed that the market for Pertalite continues to grow. "We did market tests in a number of gas stations. Pertalite market share has reached 13.5 percent," said Pertamina Spokeswoman, Wianda Pusponegoro, on Wednesday, September 16.

    On the other hand, Premium market drops to 67.5 percent from 79 percent. Pertamina targets to increase Pertalite sales to 17 percent. Pertamina also plans to add more Pertalite outlets.

    Pertalite is now available in 874 gas stations in 125 cities and districts.

    Wianda claimed that outlet addition can help people get their hands on the gasoline. The outlet addition is a response the massive public demand of the gasoline, which has been a new favorite within less than two months since its launching.

    AMIRULLAH