With regret, PETRONAS confirms that a fire incident occurred at the Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP) near KP 132, nearby Lawas, Sarawak earlier this afternoon.
The incident is believed to have involved a third-party contractor performing work unrelated to SSGP operations nearby the pipeline’s Right-of-Way (ROW) area. A police report has been lodged with regard to this incident. To this end, an investigation will commence in earnest.
PETRONAS’ Emergency Response Team has been mobilised to the area. The company will work closely with all the relevant authorities to take the necessary action and preventive measures to contain the situation and safeguard the safety of the surrounding community and environment.