6,000 Equipped to Work in Oil & Gas

December 7, 2022

Isqak!!! Isqaque?

Dateline 2022-09-XX, The Star:

Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Bhd (JPDC) has produced about 6,000 skilled workers through upskilling and reskilling training programmes.

Two key initiatives – the Skills in Oil and Gas (Soga) and Bridging Gaps programmes with funding from the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) of the Prime Minister’s Department – have helped them to prepare the manpower while meeting the needs of downstream oil and gas activities at the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC) in Johor.

JPDC acting chief executive Izhar Hifnei Ismail said the figure included over 1,800 workers who had completed or were currently taking the Soga programme.


Turning Johor into a Downstream Oil and Gas Hub

November 24, 2022

Dateline 2022-09-XX, The Star:

IN line with its vision to establish Johor as a sustainable, world-class downstream oil and gas hub, Johor Petroleum Development Corp Bhd (JPDC) has established the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC) in Pengerang, Johor – 93 sq km industrial area dedicated for downstream oil and gas activities.

PIPC serves as an ideal zone to grow downstream oil and gas activities in Johor, given its strategic location with sufficient water depth for sea transportation of crude oil and liquid products, proximity to international shipping lanes, closeness to Singapore – an established trading centre for oil and gas products, as well as infrastructure to support downstream oil and gas activities.


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.


PIPC in Pengerang is open for business

September 24, 2020

Dateline 2020-08-28, Malaysian Reserve:

Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC) sits on a 22,000-acre area in Pengerang, to the south-east of Malaysia’s Johor state. The PIPC is designed to accommodate downstream oil and gas industrial facilities such as refineries and petrochemical plants, deep-water terminal and storage tanks, naphtha crackers, regasification plants and supporting facilities, as well as manufacturing plants and industrial parks.

To be developed over four phases from 2012 to 2037, the PIPC covers both core and non-core downstream activities. Included in the PIPC master plan are designated areas for related support services such as a plastic and fine chemicals park, a light and medium industrial park, a waste management center, an emergency response center, a logistics hub, a commercial hub and others.


PIPC to garner RM8.3 billion income by 2020

December 5, 2017

So… where does 1MDB fit into this? Note that these are investments, not projected profit, so in theory, much easier to (ahem) integrate the funds into strategic investments to sustain interest by unnamed persons of interest.

Dateline 2017-10-24, NST:

Investments in the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC) are expected to generate RM8.3 billion to the country’s Gross National Income (GNI) by 2020.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said of the amount, the Petronas’s Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) would be the biggest contributor in the oil and gas hub.

“PIPC is a strategically important project for the government. PIC, which I consider as the heart of the PIPC, will play a role to encourage new growth under the country’s Economic Transformation Programme.

 

 


(Update) PIPC to garner RM8.3 billion income by 2020

November 30, 2017

Dateline 2017-10-24, NST:

Investments in the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC) are expected to generate RM8.3 billion to the country’s Gross National Income (GNI) by 2020.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said of the amount, the Petronas’s Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) would be the biggest contributor in the oil and gas hub.

“PIPC is a strategically important project for the government. PIC, which I consider as the heart of the PIPC, will play a role to encourage new growth under the country’s Economic Transformation Programme.

“This will eventually create the basis for a more dynamic and progressive oil and gas downstream industries in Malaysia in the future.

“PIC is expected to generate a rapid growth in the development of the value chain of the downstream industry,” said Najib, adding that he was informed that as at the end of September, the PIC was 77 per cent completed.

 


Promoting downstream oil and gas industry

October 12, 2017

Any may I complement Izhar Hifnei Ismail on his eloquence, and when will he do a photo op with me? Muar boleh!

Dateline 2017-08-31, Japan Times:

The PIPC sits on a 20,000-acre piece of land in Pengerang, in Malaysia’s Johor state. The PIPC is designed to accommodate downstream oil and gas industrial facilities such as refineries and petrochemical plants, deep-water terminal and storage tanks, naphtha crackers, regasification plants and supporting facilities, as well as manufacturing plants and industrial parks.

To be developed in phases, the PIPC covers both core and non-core downstream activities. Included in the PIPC master plan are designated areas for related support services such as a plastic and fine chemicals park, a light and medium industrial park, a waste management center, an emergency response center, a logistics hub, a commercial hub and others.

 The striking attraction of the PIPC lies in the robust design of the PIPC master plan that strives to enable and promote future growth and sustainability, by offering a wide spectrum of investment opportunities targeted at downstream oil and gas players.

Pengerang has potential as largest oil and gas hub in Asia

April 6, 2017

Yeah, Yazid!

Dateline 2017-02-24, Malay Mail:

The subdistrict of Pengerang in Johor thrives as a downstream oil and gas industry hub, with investment worth billions of ringgit as a result of brilliant strategies introduced by Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad (JPDC).

JPDC, a subsidiary of Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation (MPRC), has a big hand in the development of the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC).

The complex situated in Pengerang, which sprawls over 8,093 hectares of land, is an integrated hub with an investment potential of RM221 billion (US$52 billion). Its facilities include liquefied natural gas (LNG) and petrol storage tanks, petrochemical plant, regasification plant, refinery, power plant and facilities to decompose naphthalene.

“JPDC is optimistic that it will attract more investment to PIPC,” said its chief executive Mohd Yazid Jaafar.