Petronas subsidiaries say Pengerang fire has no financial, operational impact

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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas)'s subsidiaries Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd, Petronas Dagangan Bhd and Petronas Gas Bhd said today the recent fire at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Johor has no financial or operational impact to their current businesses.

"We refer to the fire incident that occurred on April 12, 2019, at approximately 1:25am at PIC, Johor. The said incident has no financial or operational impact to our current business," Petronas Chemicals, Petronas Dagangan and Petronas Gas said in separate statements to Bursa Malaysia today.

On Friday (April 12), quoted Petronas as saying in a statement that the fire at the PIC occurred at the atmospheric residue desulphurisation unit, which is under commissioning stage.

Petronas was quoted as saying then that teams had been set up, and they were working closely with relevant authorities to investigate the cause of the fire.