Malaysia’s Petronas reports fire at SSGP pipeline

Dateline 2023-11-17, AsiaOne:

Malaysian state energy company Petronas reported a fire at the Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP) near Lawas on Wednesday (Nov 16) afternoon, which the Borneo Post online said led to an explosion that killed one person and injured two others.

Petronas could not immediately be reached to comment on the reported fatality and injuries.

The incident is believed to have involved a third-party contractor performing work unrelated to pipeline operations, and a police report has been lodged, Petronas said in a statement.

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