Wata’s Presentation – IChemE EdSIG 2019-08

August 21, 2019

I was honoured to present my thoughts at the Safety Teaching Workshop on 7th August 2019, hosted at IChemE Malaysia (you gotta sort out the AV cabling).

I don’t often make original content. The link to the presentation is here. Please provide comments, so I can make it better when I look at it in 6 months time.


Queen of Perak presents IChemE Awards to outstanding young engineers

December 10, 2018

Dateline 2018-10-17, The Chemical Engineer:

HER Royal Highness Zara Salim, Queen of Perak, presented two promising chemical engineers with trophies at the IChemE Malaysia Awards on 15 October.

HRH Zara Salim is the Royal Patron of IChemE in Malaysia, and, as a chemical engineer herself, a passionate advocate of the profession. She presented Sime Darby Plantation’s Chew Chien Lye with the Young Industrialist Award for his work in process improvement, which has boosted profits while reducing energy and wastewater at the organisation. She also gave Ong Wee Jun the Young Researcher Award.


Petronas bags six IChemE Malaysia Awards

December 10, 2016

Dateline 2016-10-27, Daily Express:

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) was the big winner at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Malaysia Awards 2016, bagging six out of the 16 awards under eight categories presented at Le Meridien Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Monday.

Twelve organisations/institutions and four individuals received IChemE awards at the ceremony, which was graced by the Royal Patron of IChemE Malaysia, Duli Yang Maha Mulia Raja Permaisuri Perak Darul Ridzuan Tuanku Zara Salim.

Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG)’s Vice President, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Datuk Sazali Hamzah, who is also a member of IChemE Malaysia’s Board of Directors said, “PCG received four out of the six awards presented to PETRONAS. We are honoured by this recognition for our long-standing commitment and efforts in upholding world-class standards in our processes. Being part of the global awards programme is indeed an impetus for us to continuously strive for excellence for the benefit of the chemical engineering fraternity and chemical industry at large.”

 


Petronas bags six IChemE Malaysia Awards

December 6, 2016

Dateline 2016-10-27, Daily Express:

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) was the big winner at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Malaysia Awards 2016, bagging six out of the 16 awards under eight categories presented at Le Meridien Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Monday.

Twelve organisations/institutions and four individuals received IChemE awards at the ceremony, which was graced by the Royal Patron of IChemE Malaysia, Duli Yang Maha Mulia Raja Permaisuri Perak Darul Ridzuan Tuanku Zara Salim.

Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG)’s Vice President, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Datuk Sazali Hamzah, who is also a member of IChemE Malaysia’s Board of Directors said, “PCG received four out of the six awards presented to PETRONAS. We are honoured by this recognition for our long-standing commitment and efforts in upholding world-class standards in our processes. Being part of the global awards programme is indeed an impetus for us to continuously strive for excellence for the benefit of the chemical engineering fraternity and chemical industry at large.”

 


IChemE – SONG

April 6, 2016

At one of the IChemE Oil & Natural Gas Special Interest Group (SONG) events, I caught up with Jeff Jones.

 


Petronas wins big at IChemE Malaysia Awards

December 12, 2015

Dateline 2015-10-29, TCE:

PETRONAS had cause to celebrate at IChemE’s Malaysia Awards this week, winning three of the eight categories.

The state energy major scooped the Oil & Gas award, Sustainable Technology award and Young Chemical Engineer in Industry award, at a ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur on 26 October.

PETRONAS topped the oil and gas category for its development of a new low-viscosity drilling fluid – produced at its Melaka refinery – that operates at low temperature conditions, providing improved drilling conditions. The product – known as MG3DFTM – also has a low aromatic content and a higher flash point for improved safety and environmental performance.

It won the sustainable technology prize for developing a process to produce polyols and polyol esters – used in the production of polyurethanes and lubricants – from palm oil-based fatty acids rather than fossil feedstocks.  PETRONAS process safety engineer Ezmal b Ab Rashid won the Young Chemical Engineer in Industry prize for the pivotal role he plays in design safety for the company’s major capital projects.

 


Marketing Rounds – IChemE Hazards Asia Pacific 2015 2of 2

November 18, 2015

I’m clearing out my old photos. Here are some photos from the Hazards AP. Will we see any oil & gas companies next year?