Controversy as RM4bil Sabah gas pipeline project revived

November 2, 2021

Dateline 2021-10-23, FMT:

Questions are being raised over the revival of a multi-billion ringgit project in Sabah that was scrapped by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration in 2018.

The scrapping of the Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) project was widely reported at the time, though its revival by the Perikatan Nasional-led government was only recently revealed in Parliament.

DAP’s Kota Kinabalu MP Chan Foong Hin was the first to highlight the issue after learning the project was back on track following a written parliamentary answer from finance minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz.

Trans Sabah Gas Pipeline: Get our money’s worth, says MP

October 13, 2018

Dateline 2018-07-23, FMT:

A Sabah MP has urged the government to renegotiate the terms for the Trans Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) with China.

Kota Kinabalu MP Chan Foong Hin also wanted the authorities to continue probing the multi-billion ringgit project to determine if there were any suspicious dealings or connections.

“Renegotiate the terms with China, the project developer, as we have paid about 85% of the money but the real work done has only been 13%… we can’t just waste the money with nothing to show.


Sabah govt urged to conclude PL9SB deal by year-end

September 10, 2017

Dateline 2017-08-08, FMT:

Sabah DAP has urged the state government to acquire the “promised” 10% stake in Petronas LNG 9 Sdn Bhd (PL9SB) by the end of the year, saying “three years have been wasted with nothing achieved” on the delayed deal.

Sabah DAP secretary Chan Foong Hin said M3nergy, which was acquired by Sabah Development Bank Group Berhad, had changed its name to Sabah International Petroleum Sdn Bhd (SIP), which would be used as the vehicle to acquire the 10% share in PL9SB.

“SIP has not been generating any dividend for the state government as it is under a consolidating process now,” Chan told FMT in response to Chief Minister Musa Aman’s written answer to his question at the state legislative assembly sitting here today.