Double wins for Sime Darby and Petronas at IChemE Malaysia Awards

January 20, 2023

MySET and IEM need to give out more awards to pockets-that-be.

Dateline 2022-10-18, The Chemical Engineer:

SIME Darby and Petronas both won two awards at IChemE’s annual Malaysia Awards, held virtually on 17 October.

Sime Darby won the Sustainability and Palm Oil categories for using enzymes to enhance palm oil recovery. IChemE said that the company’s easily adaptable, low cost, and more sustainable process improves palm oil extraction rates as well as increasing revenue.

Petronas Group Research and Technology won the Oil and Gas category for a nanobubble flotation technology that removes oil from water. Meanwhile, Petronas Penapisan won the Process Safety award for creating Chemical Hazard Reactivity and Physical Hazard Compatibility Charts in response to the port warehouse explosion that killed more than 200 people in Lebanon in 2020. The charts were implemented to help ensure adequate controls are taken on site and maintain compliance with regulatory standards.


Malaysia’s Sime confirms Emirates legal suit after agency dispute

February 17, 2011

From the Arabian Business, dateline 2011-02-16:

Sime Darby, the Malaysian palm oil, automotive and industrial group, said its engineering division is being sued by Emirates International Energy Services, following a dispute over bid tenders.

EMAS filed its lawsuit in Abu Dhabi in January, alleging that it ensured that Sime Darby Engineering was pre-qualified and tendered for work on seven oil and gas projects in the UAE with an estimated budget of $5.7bn, the Financial Times reported yesterday.

In each case, Sime withdrew from submitting formal tender bids shortly before the deadlines, according to the report.


Mustang Establishes Malaysian JV Company with Sime Darby

February 4, 2011

Dateline 2011-01-26:

Mustang, a Wood Group Company, and Sime Darby’s Energy & Utilities Division have entered into a joint-venture to form a new company called Mustang Sime Darby.

The new company will provide project management, design and procurement support services for the Southeast Asian oil & gas industry from its regional hub in Kuala Lumpur and expand Mustang’s global presence in the Southeast Asia region.

Sime Darby Energy & Utilities is part of the Sime Darby Group, a major Malaysian conglomerate with businesses serving the plantation, industrial, automotive, property, energy & utilities and healthcare industries throughout Asia. Sime Darby Energy & Utilities’ core businesses are oil & gas, engineering services, water management, ports & logistics, and power. It has a global workforce of over 6,000 people throughout Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, China and Qatar.