Extract from “The Will to Compete” – LPG

August 14, 2016

Thanks to you, the readers, I have sold out of Young Turks (plus my own personal autographed copy, anyone want to send that back to me?)

Dagangan had to incur huge capital investments in LPG Cylinders and in LPG Bottling Plant. As for the cylinders they could collect deposits from new consumers whilst the rest had to be depreciated against profit. At the beginning Cylinder turnaround was difficult to manage properly. Dagangan new cylinders can be used by others to market their LPG.

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Petikan dari “Tuah Jebat Di PETRONAS” – Renungan Mohd Idris Mansor

September 8, 2015

Tentang ‘Seven Sisters’:

Dunai hari ini (2005) adalah amat berlainan. 30 tahun dulu, minyak dan gas merupakan domain beberapa syarikat minyak, iaitu “The Seven Sisters.” Apabila PETRONAS ditubuhkan, kami sebagai pekerja-pekerja yang diambil berkhidmat, secara tidak langsung, mejadi orang-orang yang paling aktif tentang industri minyak dan gas. Jadi, kami dipertanggungjawabkan dengan perundingan-perundingan yang perlu dibuat. Selain itu, apabila bos telah memanggil anda dan berkata, “kamu pergi laksanakannya,”anda akan berkata, “baik, tuan!” Anda tidak boleh berkata, “maaf tuan, saya tidak tahu bagaimana.”

Wish my staff were as enthusiastic for the bleeding edge.

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Extract from “The Will to Compete” – Cooking Gas

July 29, 2015

About Retail Cooking Gas:

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for household use was initially marketed by PETRONAS in 12kg cylinders whilst the 50kg cylinders were for industrial use. Dagangan’s survey indicated that on average a household would use 12kg of LPG per month for cooking purposes thus giving the 12kg cylinders a slight advantage in cash outlay as opposed to Shell’s 14kg cylinders….

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Extract from “The Will to Compete” – The Recruitment Drive

December 6, 2014

Thanks to you, the readers, I have sold out of Young Turks (plus my own personal autographed copy, anyone want to send that back to me?)

PETRONAS Board began its headhunting and recruiting in November 1974. Senior Officers and Management Trainees report for duty as early as December 1974. These officers were left to fend for themselves. The only guideline they could get was the speech delivered by th DYMM Yang Di Pertuan Agong when the Malaysian King introduced the Petroleum Development Act 1944 for debate in the Malaysian Parliament.

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Saturday Star 2013-09-21 – Job Opportunities

September 23, 2013

Well wishes on Malaysia Day.

Buy my recommendations, or through my Amazon store. Where are those corporate sponsors? Or throw donations at me. I need RM360 to get The Star ePaper.

  • I’m looking for a senior process engineer, 7+ years experience. Send your cv here. Also looking for process safety persons, metering / measurement engineers and other seniors you think will catch my eye.
  • ExxonMobil is looking for a recent graduate chemical engineer, safety facilities engineer, experienced mechanical engineer. Apply here if interested.
  • Coastal Energy is looking for an environmental officer. Send your cv here.

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I’ve had days of interpreting bad data. Apparently is catching.

  

Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma FlacksBad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing “Hoax”Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients

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Saturday Star 2013-09-14 – Job Opportunities

September 16, 2013

Well wishes on Malaysia Day.

Buy my recommendations, or through my Amazon store. Where are those corporate sponsors? Or throw donations at me. I need RM360 to get The Star ePaper.

  • I’m looking for a senior process engineer, 7+ years experience. Send your cv here. Also looking for process safety persons, metering / measurement engineers and other seniors you think will catch my eye.
  • ExxonMobil is looking for an Electrical SME. Since they accept diploma holders, does this mean that you don’t have to be registered as an engineer in this country? BEM police, please help. Apply here if interested.

Help me (and you) increase my cloud presence. Pleease use some form of cloud storage, so if you lose your laptop with those oh-so-important reports, be assured that (with Internet access) the files are still accessible. Use my referrals for Dropbox, MiMedia,  SpiderOak, MediaFire, Ubuntu One, Sugar Sync.

Break the Low Yat stranglehold! Support Newegg Malaysia, or check Amazon’s International Shipping. Yeah, baby!

I’ve had days of interpreting bad data. Apparently is catching.

  

Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma FlacksBad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing “Hoax”Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients

The IEM has a coffee table book out, Engineering Heritage of Malaysia (no, it is not Datuk Seri Samy Vellu’s bio). Visit here for details.

Food? Doctor says I need to lose weight, sugar, cholesterol. Wish me luck.


Saturday Star 2013-09-07 – Job Opportunities

September 9, 2013

Buy my recommendations, or through my Amazon store. Where are those corporate sponsors? Or throw donations at me. I need RM360 to get The Star ePaper.

  • I’m looking for a senior process engineer, 7+ years experience. Send your cv here. Also looking for process safety persons, metering / measurement engineers and other seniors you think will catch my eye.
  • Murphy is looking for a Sarawak senior HSE advisor (give us the contract). Send your cv here.
  • ExxonMobil is looking for an Electrical SME. Since they accept diploma holders, does this mean that you don’t have to be registered as an engineer in this country? BEM police, please help. Apply here if interested.
  • Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Company (KPOC to friends) has a three-page spread. Anyhow, the posts that they hope to fill are too numerous to name. Apply here, or snail mail to: Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Comp Sdn Bhd, Level 52, Tower 2, PETRONAS Twin Towers, KLCC, 50088 KL, Malaysia. Is the sudden surge of posts due to KPOC subtlety telling their existing staff “take a pay cut, or we’ll get fresh meat”?
  • Phillips 66 is looking for a production planning engineer for the JV oil refinery in Melaka, though this is a KL post.  Send your cv here.

Help me (and you) increase my cloud presence. Pleease use some form of cloud storage, so if you lose your laptop with those oh-so-important reports, be assured that (with Internet access) the files are still accessible. Use my referrals for Dropbox, MiMedia,  SpiderOak, MediaFire, Ubuntu One, Sugar Sync.

Break the Low Yat stranglehold! Support Newegg Malaysia, or check Amazon’s International Shipping. Yeah, baby!

Self Promotion this week. I have some copies of

  • The Young Turks of PETRONAS
  • Tuah Jebat di PETRONAS
  • The Will to Compete
  • Pantang di Cabar

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The IEM has a coffee table book out, Engineering Heritage of Malaysia (no, it is not Datuk Seri Samy Vellu’s bio). Visit here for details.

Food? Doctor says I need to lose weight, sugar, cholesterol. Wish me luck.