BAGSF-2 Begins to Deliver Natural Gas to Sarawak Methanol Plant

BAGSF-2 Begins to Deliver Natural Gas to Sarawak Methanol Plant

Petronas company announced that  the Bintulu Additional Gas Facility (BAGSF-2) starts to deliver natural gas to a new Sarawak methanol plant in Bintulu, supporting the further growth of petrochemical industry in the State of Sarawak.

The facility will initiate the supplying process through newly built pipeline provides the fuel for the commissioning of the world scale Sarawak Petchem Sdn Bhd (SPSB)’s methanol plant.

BAGSF-2 has the capacity of 390 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (mmscf/d) and it was established to serve the new methanol plant with capacity of 160 mmscf/d , in addition to 70 mmscf/d to supply  the Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB)’s existing power plant in Bintulu.

The remaining capacity is allocated for other projects earmarked in Bintulu, under the Sarawak Gas Roadmap, the company said.

Speaking on behalf of PETRONAS, Firouz said, “This additional supply of gas will power the further growth of Sarawak’s downstream sector, especially in the Bintulu area. PETRONAS is honored to be a part of this pursuit to add value to hydrocarbon resources found off the coast of Sarawak.”

“This project is a testament of our commitment to support the State’s aspiration for greater downstream development. This is grounded in our ‘Amanah’ to responsibly develop the hydrocarbon resources in Malaysia for the benefit of her people”, Firouz added.



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