Extract from “Tuah Jebat” – Warisan Perintis

November 5, 2016


Unit Tindakan Khas (UTK) telah mengakhiri era kewujudan mereka apabila termaktub semua perjanjian PSC yang selebihnya. Pada masa mereka merangka dan merundingkan PSC, yang turut tertubuh ialah Jabatan Pemasaran Antarabangsa atau “International Marketing Department (IMD)” bagi mengagih minyak mentah ke pasaran antarabangsa dan Jabatan Pemasaran Dalam Negeri atau “Domestic Marketing Department (DMD)” untuk penjualan bahan petroleum di dalam negeri, khususnya melalui stesen-stesen servis.


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Time for Malaysia to revisit nuclear power

February 1, 2023

Get in the fusion bandwagon at ground level and get those patents in.

Dateline 2022-11-01, NST:

THE Russia-Ukraine conflict has exposed a new reality about the world energy mix.

In the United Kingdom, a prime minister was unseated because of a rushed job to address the country’s high energy costs.

The capping of energy prices for UK household heating with no clear strategy on how to pay for the subsidy, cost Liz Truss her job.

In the European Union, countries dependent on gas from Russia worry about how they will manage as winter approaches and demand for energy rises.

Another incentive for companies to go for green power

January 31, 2023

I guess I need to find out, which component of a residential PV system (hardware and labour) is the major cost component at the moment.

Dateline 2022-11-01, The Star:

The Government has introduced the Corporate Green Power Programme (CGPP) to encourage more companies in the country to use green electricity by installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan said the CGPP would enable companies operating here to achieve their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments through the Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) mechanism with a total quota of 600MW.

Malaysia: PETRONAS expands partnership with PETROS to accelerate Sarawak Gas Roadmap

January 30, 2023

Dateline 2022-10-28, Energy pedia (what now?)

PETRONAS has signed two key agreements with Petroleum Sarawak Bhd (PETROS) on collaboration opportunities under the Sarawak Gas Roadmap that will help accelerate both parties’ shared aspirations to sustainably grow the State’s energy industry.

The first is a heads of agreement (HOA) to expand the usage of natural gas within the State for the supply of 60 MMscfd of gas starting by 2026 to the proposed 400 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine power station in Miri.

PRefChem’s polymer lines shut after explosion at Malaysia’s Pengerang Integrated Complex

January 27, 2023

Dateline 2022-10-28, S&P Global:

Malaysia’s PRefChem has shut its polymer lines at the Pengerang Integrated Complex following an explosion and fire Oct. 27 at a pipeline at the Petronas oil refinery in Johor, a company source confirmed Oct. 28.

Fire breaks out at PETRONAS refinery in Johor

January 26, 2023

Fire in Highcastle, Johor.

Dateline 2022-10-27, The Star:

A fire broke out at a PETRONAS oil refinery here, which led to an explosion at 3.24pm on Thursday (Oct 27).

In a statement, PETRONAS Refinery and Petrochemical Corporation Sdn Bhd (PRPC) said the fire broke out at one of the interconnecting pipes located in the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Kota Tinggi, Johor.

Sarawak premier aims to turn state into regional renewable energy powerhouse

January 25, 2023

Can I get a work permit for Sarawak, please?

Dateline 2022-10-25, Malay Mail:

Tan Sri Abang Johari Openg today said the Sarawak government is focused on using its power exports to make the state into the centre of renewable energy for South-east Asia.

He said that as Malaysia’s largest renewable energy provider, Sarawak can play a key role in accelerating the region’s energy transition by sharing its resources with its neighbours.

“Sarawak’s Growth Agenda supports a resilient and sustainable energy future for a common regional prosperity,” he said in his address at a forum held in conjunction with the Singapore International Week 2022.

Sabah needs to play part to realise renewable energy target

January 24, 2023

What is the purpose of that rope in the photo? To pull renewables up the slope?

Dateline 2022-10-23, Daily Express:

SABAH needs to play its part to realise the Federal Government’s target of having renewable energy as 20 per cent of the nation’s power generation mix by 2023.As demand for electricity grows in Sabah, geothermal power has the aptitude to be a clean, steady and local option for electricity generation.At  Sabah’s Apas Kiri Geothermal field  the exploration results offer good  evidence for an exploitable geothermal resource of about 14sq km area size and with temperature about  200ºC and with about 85MWe of resource capacity at a P50 level of probability.

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) stated that geothermal resources are thermal energy that is stored as heat in the rocks of the Earth’s crust and interior. 

IAEA Mission to Malaysia Finds Commitment to Nuclear Security, Encourages Training

January 23, 2023

Ah, when do we get the build it yourself nuclear stockpiles…

Dateline 2022-10-25, Mirage:

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team said Malaysia was committed to improving its national nuclear security regime, including by strengthening coordination between relevant national authorities and by enhancing radiation detection capabilities at its borders. The team, which today concluded a nuclear security mission to the country, encouraged Malaysia to further develop some of its nuclear security plans and procedures, supported by a more comprehensive programme of training and exercises for nuclear security bodies.

Double wins for Sime Darby and Petronas at IChemE Malaysia Awards

January 20, 2023

MySET and IEM need to give out more awards to pockets-that-be.

Dateline 2022-10-18, The Chemical Engineer:

SIME Darby and Petronas both won two awards at IChemE’s annual Malaysia Awards, held virtually on 17 October.

Sime Darby won the Sustainability and Palm Oil categories for using enzymes to enhance palm oil recovery. IChemE said that the company’s easily adaptable, low cost, and more sustainable process improves palm oil extraction rates as well as increasing revenue.

Petronas Group Research and Technology won the Oil and Gas category for a nanobubble flotation technology that removes oil from water. Meanwhile, Petronas Penapisan won the Process Safety award for creating Chemical Hazard Reactivity and Physical Hazard Compatibility Charts in response to the port warehouse explosion that killed more than 200 people in Lebanon in 2020. The charts were implemented to help ensure adequate controls are taken on site and maintain compliance with regulatory standards.

Sabah takes another step to carbon neutrality

January 19, 2023

Interesting… means that they have running water sources that they may need to block off to get this working.

Dateline 2022-10-19, FMT:

The Sabah Foundation, or Yayasan Sabah, will develop mini hydropower plants at several locations in the state under a joint venture with hydropower and solar power group G Capital Bhd.

The RM3 billion project, to be undertaken by Sabah Renewable Energy Corporation Sdn Bhd, will mark a new milestone in the Sabah Maju Jaya 2021-2025 transformation masterplan that will help Malaysia become a carbon neutral economy by 2050.

Another agreement, also inked today, will see G Capital and Yayasan Sabah subsidiary Innoprise Synergy Sdn Bhd become shareholders of Sabah Renewable Energy.

Sabah chief minister Hajiji Noor, who witnessed the signing of the agreements, said the mini hydropower plants would ensure a constant supply of electricity to Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd.