Federal Government cedes licensing for the importation, distribution and retail of Liquified Petroleum Gas in Sarawak to State Government

July 12, 2021

Dateline 2021-05-31, Skrine:

The importation, distribution and retail of liquified petroleum gas in the State of Sarawak will be regulated by the State Government of Sarawak commencing 1 June 2021.
Under the Distribution of Gas Ordinance, 2016 (Chapter 72) of Sarawak (“Ordinance”), which came into operation on 1 July 2018, various activities relating to the importation, distribution and retail of gas, including liquified petroleum gas, in the State of Sarawak will require a licence issued by the Director of Gas Distribution under the Ordinance.
To this end, the Federal Government of Malaysia has gazetted the Notification of Exemption (Amendment) 2021 (“Amendment Notification”) and the Control of Supplies (Exemption) Order 2021 (“Exemption Order”), both of which will come into operation on 1 June 2021.

NGC Energy to use M’sia as hub to access region

November 28, 2012

Dateline 2012-11-12:

NGC Energy Sdn Bhd, an Omani and Malaysian joint-venture company, says it will supply up to 25% of Malaysia’s liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) needs on its way to becoming a major energy player in the region.

The company, which recently acquired the LPG assets of Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd in the country, said it will supply up to 25,000 tonnes per month to domestic and industrial users under the Mira brand without naming a specific date.

Shell Malaysia to divest LPG ops to Oman’s National Gas

May 24, 2012

Dateline 2012-05-10:

Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd (SMTSB) has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Oman’s National Gas Co SAOG (NGC) to divest its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) business in Peninsular Malaysia to the latter at an undisclosed amount.

SMTSB managing director Azman Ismail said the divestment was part of its strategy to concentrate on other businesses and streamlined its downstream business.

Shell to sell west Malaysia LPG assets to Oman’s NGC

April 1, 2012

Dateline 2012-03-08:

National Gas Company SAOG (NGC) said today that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Shell Malaysia Trading to purchase the latter’s LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) assets in west Malaysia for an undisclosed sum.

NGC, one of the largest LPG companies in the Middle East, said that its entry into Malaysia was done in partnership with Wan Zulkifle Wan Yusoff, a senior LPG industry professional.