PT. Perkebunan Nusantara VI – PTPN VI

Summary information
PTPN VI is a government-owned company. It was founded in 1996 and is based in Padang, Indonesia. PTPN VI engages in producing, selling, and exporting palm oil, rubber, and tea. It operates tea production facilities and palm oil mills in Jambi and West Sumatra provinces.
The central office of PTPN VI is based in Jambi City. The company manages roughly 90 thousand hectares of oil palm plantations (66% as plasma plantation and 34% as core garden).

Collaboration with EFForTS
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between the Indonesian University Consortium of EFForTS and PTPN VI has been extended until February 2024. The first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UNJA and PTPN VI was signed at the EFForTS Status Workshop in Bogor on October 11, 2013.

Joint Research activities
The scientific project A03 successfully installed an eddy covariance flux tower at a 12-year old oil palm plantation at PTPN VI, Batang Hari Unit, in 2014 to quantify the complete greenhouse gas and energy balance of an oil palm plantation.

Oil palm management experiment
The Oil palm management experiment was set up at PTPN VI in 2017 and will continue until the end of 2023.