PETRONAS Global Technical Solutions Sdn Bhd (PGTSSB) announced that it has agreed to provide advisory and technical support for Sarawak’s first massive methanol project, owned by Sarawak Petchem Sdn Bhd.

According to the agreement, PETRONAS will have an advising role for technical services, which will include procurement and turnaround. Support will also be provided for critical operations and maintenance for the landmark Sarawak Methanol Project.

The agreement was signed by PGTSSB Board Chairman Noor Ilias Mohd Idris and Sarawak Petchem’s Director-in-Charge Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Zaidel.

“PETRONAS is honored to be the preferred energy and solutions partner of Sarawak Petchem in supporting the successful delivery of this historic project for Sarawak’s oil and gas venture into the petrochemical sector,” Noor Ilias said.

“We are committed to help facilitate Sarawak’s vision for their first mega methanol plant with our best-inclass technical and project delivery expertise. PGTSSB’s local experts are of multiple technical disciplines with rich experience in similar projects in Malaysia, and they are able to contribute towards ensuring a sustainable pipeline of technical talents in Sarawak Petchem through knowledge transfer,” he added.