Milestones

  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2006
  • 2004
  • 2002
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1997
  • 1995
  • 1992
  • 1985

2019

  • First production of polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP) and ethylene glycols (EG) at PIC in Pengerang, Johor.
  • Acquired DVG, the world’s largest independent producer and formulator of silicones, lube oil additives and chemicals.

2018

  • Commenced production of citral, citronello, L-methanol and HR-PIB at BPC in Gebeng, Pahang
  • Divested 50% equity in PPC to Aramco Overseas Holding Coöperatief U.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)
  • Launched state-of-the-art Surfactang Laboratory in Bangi, Selangor

2017

  • ​Sanctioned development and construction of Isononanol project at PIC in Pengerang, Johor.
  • Commenced production of ammonia and urea of PC Fertiliser Sabah in Sipitang, Sabah

2016

  • Commenced production of 2-EHAcid at BPC In Gebeng, Pahang
  • Sanctioned development and construction of HDPE Project at PIC in Pengerang, Johor.
  • Incorporated overseas marketing subsidiary in Indonesia - PT PCM Kimia Indonesia.

2015

  • Sanctioned development and construction of 2-EH Acid and HR-PIB Projects at BASF PETRONAS Chemicals Sdn Bhd in Gebeng, Pahang.
  • Acquired 100% equity in PPC and PRPC Elastomers to undertake petrochemical projects as part of the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Pengerang, Johor.

2014

  • Divested in Phu My Plastics & Chemicals Co Ltd pursuant to decision to discontinue vinyl business.
  • Secured license for PETRONAS Chemicals Marketing (Labuan) Ltd as Labuan International Commodity Trading Company.
  • Incorporated overseas marketing subsidiaries in Thailand - PCM (Thailand) Company Limited; and PCM (China) Company Limited.

2010

  • Acquired additional interest in PETRONAS Chemicals Ethylene and PETRONAS Chemicals Polyethylene from BP.
  • Listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

2009

  • Commissioned mega methanol plant in Labuan.
  • Acquired additional interest in PETRONAS Chemicals Olefins, PETRONAS Chemicals Glycols and PETRONAS Chemicals Derivatives from Dow Chemicals.

2006

  • Expanded production capacities of urea and ammonia in Gurun Complex, Kedah.

2004

  • Expanded production capacities of urea and ammonia in Bintulu Complex, Sarawak.

2002

  • Commenced production of olefins, glycols and derivatives in Kertih Integrated Petrochemical Complex, Terengganu.
  • Commenced production of polyvinyl chloride in Baria-Vung Tau, Vietnam.

2000

  • Commenced production of acrylic acid in Gebeng Complex, Pahang.
  • Commenced production of benzene, paraxylene, ammonia, vinyl chloride monomer, polyvinyl chloride and acetic acid in Kertih Integrated Petrochemical Complex, Terengganu.

1999

  • Commenced production of urea, ammonia and methanol in Gurun Complex, Kedah

1997

  • Commenced production of styrene monomer in Pasir Gudang, Johor.

1995

  • Commenced production of ethylene and polyethylene in Kertih Integrated Petrochemical Complex (KIPC) in Kertih, Terengganu.

1992

  • Commenced production of propylene, petrochemical polypropylene and MTBE at Gebeng Integrated Petrochehmical Complex in Gebeng, Pahang.
  • Acquired methanol plant in Labuan

1985

  • Commenced production of ammonia and urea in Bintulu, Sarawak.