Petronas units: Fire at Pengerang did not impact operations

KUALA LUMPUR: The fire at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Johor last Friday did not have a financial or operational impact to Petronas susidiaries' current business.

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd, Petronas Dagangan Bhd and PETRONAS GAS BHD issued separate statements to Bursa Malaysia on Monday following the fire incident last Friday.
“The said incident has no financial or operational impact to our current business,” they said.

Last Friday, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) said its emergency and response team (ERT) was deployed and the fire was contained within 30 minutes. 

There was no gas leak after an explosion and fire, Johor International Trade, Investment and Utility Committee chairman Jimmy Puah Wee Tse was quoted saying.

“The situation in the area is secure,” he said, giving an assurance to residents there that they need not panic.

The incident, which took place at 1.25am yesterday, was due to a burst pipe and no tanks exploded, he said.

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