January 14, 2022
Dateline 2021-12-07, FMT:
The Sabah government and Petronas today signed a Commercial Collaboration Agreement (CCA) to further enhance the collaboration between the two parties in developing the oil and gas industry in the state.
The signing ceremony was held in the state capital and was witnessed by chief minister Hajiji Noor and Petronas chairman Mohd Bakke Salleh.
November 5, 2021
Dateline 2021-10-30, The Edge:
The Sabah state cabinet has endorsed the building of Sabah’s first nearshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility by national oil company Petronas at the Sipitang Oil and Gas Industrial Park (SOGIP), said Chief Minister Datuk Hajiji Noor.
He said the LNG project, subject to a “final investment decision” in 2022, is a step in the right direction, as the state government continues to pursue more deals to get additional revenue via equity participation.
October 4, 2021
Dateline 2021-09-23, Malay Mail:
Initial discussions with Petronas indicate that a Commercial Settlement Agreement (CSA) may be reached soon, allowing Sabah to have a more significant role in its oil and gas development.
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor said that the state government’s most recent meeting with Petronas took place on August 24, and that discussions were also held with Putrajaya via Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz, and the response has been “very positive”.