Contractor dies in incident at Petronas’ Bintulu LNG complex

Petronas’ unit Malaysia LNG said one contractor died and another one was injured in an incident at its Bintulu complex.

MLNG confirmed the incident occurred on Monday 2pm, local time at the acid gas removal unit drain containment. This unit is currently undergoing maintenance.

The operator says that both contractors were immediately sent to hospital where it was confirmed one of the contractors had died, while the second received medical treatment.

“MLNG is deeply saddened by the incident and we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased,” it said.

The firms says it is investigating the cause of the incident and will provide more information in “due course”.

Furthermore, operations at the giant nine-train LNG export complex in Sarawak remain unaffected, it said.

The LNG facility has a capacity of about 30 mtpa mainly supplying China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

- Advertisements -

Most Popular

Tellurian: early works progress at Driftwood LNG site

US LNG firm Tellurian and compatriot engineer Bechtel are moving forward with early site works for the Driftwood LNG...

Cheniere takes FID on Corpus Christi LNG expansion project

US LNG exporting giant Cheniere said on Wednesday it has taken a financial investment decision on Stage 3 expansion...

Samsung Heavy to build 14 LNG carriers for about $3 billion

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has won orders to build in total 14 LNG carriers worth about $3...

More News Like This

K Line takes delivery of second Petronas-chartered LNG carrier

Japan’s K Line took delivery of the second mid-sized LNG tanker it chartered to Malaysia’s energy giant Petronas. China’s Hudong-Zhonghua...

Malaysia’s MISC names new CEO

Malaysia’s LNG shipping firm MISC, a unit of Petronas, said it has appointed a new chief executive after current...

Malaysia’s Petronas logs lower LNG sales in Q1, profit jumps

Malaysia’s energy giant Petronas reported a 6 percent drop in its first-quarter liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales, while its...

Malaysia’s MISC says LNG earnings rise

Malaysia’s MISC, a unit of Petronas, said its LNG business logged a rise in both revenue and operating profit...