A fire broke out at the PETRONAS LNG Complex (PLC) in Bintulu on 28 September 2021 at approximately 4.15pm.
The incident occurred at the sea cooling water outfall channel located outside PLC’s process area. The plant’s emergency response team was immediately mobilised to the scene and successfully extinguished the fire by 4.41pm.
Five contractor personnel sustained injuries in the incident and were immediately sent to the hospital for treatment. They have all been discharged.
All relevant authorities have been informed and an investigation is being carried out to determine the cause of the incident.
The operations at PLC remain unaffected.