Petronas starts naphtha cracking unit at new Pengerang oil refinery — sources


Dateline 2019-06-19, The Edge:

Malaysian state oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd or Petronas, and Saudi Aramco, have started operations at their new 1.2-million-tonnes-per-year naphtha cracker, multiple sources familiar the matter said on Wednesday.

The sources added that naphtha was imported this month specifically for the cracker, which had started recently though, an exact time frame could not be confirmed.

Petronas did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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