Petronas employs increasing number of Sarawakians


Dateline 2016-06-10, Borneo Post:

There is an increasing number of Sarawakians being employed by Petronas in line with the company’s expansion of the upstream sector in the state.

Assistant Minister for Industrial Development (Investment and Promotion) Datuk Julaihi Narawi, said Petronas was commited to developing human capital and gave priority to the locals.

He told the State Legislative Assembly yesterday that the number of employees in the upstream sector in the state had increased by 10 per cent to 4,400 this year, compared to 4,000 in 2015.

From the 4,400 employess 71 per cent were Sarawakians, he said, adding that 313 were Sarawakians from the increased figure of 400 this year.

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