Anniversary – Seveso Disaster

July 10, 2022

Process Safety Engineers never forget.


Anniversary – Flixborough

June 1, 2022

Process Safety engineers never forget.


PetChem’s chieftain Sazali to head Petronas downstream division, sources say

March 1, 2022

Dateline 2021-12-21, The Edge:

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PetChem) managing director-cum-chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Sazali Hamzah is set to be appointed as Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s (Petronas) executive vice president and CEO of Downstream business, sources told The Edge.

Sazali, 55, will take over the position from Datuk Md Arif Mahmood, who will be retiring from the national oil firm on Jan 1, 2022 after 37 years of service.

Sazali will relinquish his post as the managing director of PetChem by the same date, a role which he has served since May 2014.


Anniversary – Bhopal Disaster

December 2, 2021

Chemical Engineers never forget.

Photos.


Anniversary – Seveso Disaster

July 10, 2021

Process Safety Engineers never forget.


Anniversary – Flixborough

June 1, 2021

Process Safety engineers never forget.


Malaysia’s Petronas Chemicals pins hopes on Saudi Aramco JV

April 13, 2021

Dateline 2021-03-25, NikkeiAsia:

 Malaysia’s Petronas Chemicals Group is pinning its hopes on a long-awaited $16 billion Saudi-backed refinery and petrochemical project as it seeks to boost slumping profits while investigating possible new acquisitions, its top executive told Nikkei Asia.

The Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) joint venture in the southern state of Johor is a portion of the larger $27 billion Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex mooted in 2012. Saudi Aramco — Saudi Arabia’s national oil producer — is to supply half of the crude feedstock for the refining portion and share half of the output.


Anniversary – Bhopal Disaster

December 2, 2020

Chemical Engineers never forget.

Photos.


Chemical engineers do good

November 28, 2020

Dateline 2020-11-08, The Star:

PETRONAS was victorious in four out of eight categories at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Malaysia Awards 2020.

During the organisation’s first ever virtual Malaysia Awards ceremony, held on Oct 19, the oil and gas giant also secured four highly commended entries.


CM: Proposed Sarawak Petrochemical Hub expected to create 74,000 jobs

September 5, 2020

Dateline 2020-07-02, The Malay Mail:

 The proposed Sarawak Petrochemical Hub, when fully operational, is expected to create 74,000 new jobs, which could potentially contribute an additional RM16 billion to RM20 billion per annum to the state’s gross domestic product (GDP), Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today.

He said this will allow Sarawak to add value to its natural resources in line with its aspiration to intensify downstream activities in the oil and gas (O&G) sector.