Scam Notice

Notice 1: Online Investment Scam 
 

PETRONAS has been made aware of the unauthorised use of our Company’s as well as the President and Group Chief Executive Officer’s names in the promotion of tech investment platforms on the Internet. Some of these investments are called ‘Bitcoin Loophole’ and ‘Crypto Revolt’; among others with the latest one called 'Bitcoin Era'.

 

We wish to alert members of the public that this is an ongoing scam devised by unscrupulous individuals or parties.

 

We appeal to the public not to respond to this scam and wish to stress that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies, are involved or associated in any way, with this website and its content.   

 

PETRONAS is not involved or associated in any way with any cryptocurrency or block-chain technology platform and will not invite members of the public to invest in the same.


PETRONAS has communicated with the authorities on this matter.

 

Notice 2: Misrepresentation Relating to PETRONAS' Joint Venture Company with Saudi Aramco
 
PETRONAS has been made aware of irresponsible acts of certain parties misrepresenting its business set up and passing off as the joint venture company between PETRONAS and Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and soliciting business proposals and payment of deposit(s).
 
Please be advised that PETRONAS DOES NOT directly or through its subsidiaries or associate companies, appoint third party individuals or companies or firms as representative(s) or agents or middlemen to represent or act or negotiate or conduct on behalf any business dealings or contracts related to our joint ventures with Saudi Aramco in Pengerang, Johor.
 
All advertisements, invitation to participate in business dealings or contracts will be carried through the joint venture companies, namely Pengerang Refining Company Sdn Bhd (PRefChem Refining) and Pengerang Petrochemical Company Sdn Bhd (PRefChem Petrochemical), collectively known as "PRefChem".
 
All enquiries or complaints relating this matter, including representations made by third parties in relation to Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) or any PETRONAS related projects in Pengerang Johor, can be directed to PETRONAS at +607-8171 194 / 07-8171 134 (8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday) or email askpic@petronas.com.
 
 
Notice 3: PETRONAS Anniversary Publication
 
PETRONAS has been made aware of attempts by a number of parties that have taken upon themselves to independently produce commemorative publications to celebrate PETRONAS' anniversary. These parties are seeking sponsorship to fund the production of such publications and are primarily targeting oil and gas companies, many of which PETRONAS frequently engages with.
 
We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies, has authorised or endorsed any such publication and would like to appeal to the public not to respond to it.
 
 
Notice 4: Hari Raya Promo
 
PETRONAS has been made aware of a scam attempt using our company name.
 
We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies are involved in this supposed promotion.
 
We appeal to the public not to respond to it as this is a scam.
 
 
Notice 5: Job Recruitment Fraud
 
PETRONAS has been made aware of unauthorised individuals or organisations falsely using the PETRONAS name in emails in an attempt to recruit on behalf of PETRONAS and solicit up-front fees obtaining immigration documents including for visa or work permit for expatriate posting within a PETRONAS Groupwide from interested job-seekers or members of the public.
 
PETRONAS wishes to stress that it has not authorised such e-mail based recruitment. However, periodically, PETRONAS engages recruiting and/or placement agencies to help us attract potential candidates for specific positions. PETRONAS appeals to the public not to respond to the e-mail or any such emails.
 
There are a few quick ways to recognise fraud:
  • PETRONAS official website pages always include https://www.petronas.com. Any other format is not genuine.
  • On-line recruitment portal is https://www.petronas.com/careers and those who wish to seek employment with PETRONAS are advised to visit only this portal.
  • Email communication on recruitment from PETRONAS, if any, would be sent by PETRONAS’ officials using only e-mail domains of @petronas.com.
  • No money transfers or payments of any kind will EVER be requested from applicants nor by PETRONAS or any of the agencies that recruit on our behalf, at any point in the recruitment process; or for immigration documents, insurance, or any other purpose.
 
 
Notice 6: Third-party Sponsorship Request
 
PETRONAS has been made aware of the issuance of a sponsorship request letter by a certain unauthorised third party, purportedly made in the name, or on behalf, of PETRONAS.
 
We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies, has authorised such a letter and would appeal to the public not to respond to it.
 
 
Notice 7: PETRONAS Secured Online Promotion Scam E-mail
 
PETRONAS wishes to alert members of the public that the e-mail communications on "PETRONAS Secured Online Promotion" currently circulating on the Internet is a scam devised by unscrupulous individual or parties.
 
The scam e-mail also contains details of a claims agent to be contacted for assistance and disbursement of the alleged prize.
 
PETRONAS wishes to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any subsidiary within its Group of Companies in any of the countries we operate in has conducted or authorised such prize redemption schemes and appeals to the public not to respond to the email.
 
Only trust emails by official PETRONAS personnel using e-mail domains of @petronas.com.my.
 
This advice also extends to all e-mail or short message service (SMS) communications using PETRONAS' name in other prize redemption schemes, lucky draws or contests.
 
PETRONAS has communicated with the authorities on this matter.
 
 
Notice 8: Misrepresentation Relating to Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC)
 
PETRONAS has been made aware of unauthorized individuals or organisations falsely using the PETRONAS and PRPC Utilities and Facilities Sdn Bhd’s (“PRPC UF”) name and letterhead in relation to the construction of an Integrated Healthcare Facilities (“IHF”) and Temporary ​Workers Accommodation (“TWA”) in PIC.
 
PETRONAS and its group of companies would like to alert members of the public that they are not undertaking the construction of or any new TWA in PIC. We further wish to inform that we do not appoint third party individuals, companies, organisations or firms as representative(s) or agents or middlemen to represent, act, negotiate or conduct on our behalf in any business dealings or contracts related to any of our projects in PIC and Pengerang, Johor.
 
All enquiries and complaints relating to this matter, including representations made by third parties in relation to PIC, RAPID or any PETRONAS and its group of companies’ related projects in Pengerang, Johor can be directed to PETRONAS via +607 8171 194 or +607 8171 14 (8.00 am to 5.00 pm, Mondays to Fridays) or email askpic@petronas.com.
 
 
Notice 9: Forged Email from PETRONAS
 
It has come to our attention that an email purporting to be from PETR​ONAS mail is in circulation, requesting for quotations on one of PETRONAS projects. Please note that no such request has been made by PETRONAS.
 
Our investigation confirms that the email is spoofed and its attachment contains miscellaneous file. Email spoofing is the forgery of an email header or address so that the email appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the actual source.
 
As a precaution, we urge that you DO NOT respond to the email, click on any links, or open any attachments contained within the email.
 
Please report any suspicious emails relating to PETRONAS request for quotations to lrs_enquiries@petronas.com.
 
Registered and Licensed Vendors may also confirm the invitation to quote by logging into the PETRONAS SUS Portal at here.
 
 
Notice 10: Fraudulent Online News Report of Bitcoin Investment Involving PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad's MD/CEO
 

It has come to our attention of an online news report fraudulently associating PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) MD/CEO, Datuk Sazali Hamzah in an investment scheme via an automated bitcoin trading platform. 
 
We wish to alert members of the public of this fraudulent claim. 
 
PETRONAS, its subsidiaries and personnel are not involved or associated in any way with the investment scheme and relevant authorities have been informed.

 

PETRONAS  may be reached via the email whistle@petronas.com for any relevant reporting.

 

 

Notice 11: Identity Fraud Against A PETRONAS Employee
 
It has come to our attention that an individual alleging to be an employee of PETRONAS, has been executing transactions for electrical items which are claimed to be procured for PETRONAS.
 
We wish to alert members of the public that this is an ongoing scam. Please note that no such transaction has been made by PETRONAS or any of its employees.
 
We appeal to the public not to succumb to this scam. Neither PETRONAS nor its subsidiaries are involved or associated in any way with these transactions.
 
Relevant authorities have been informed of this matter.
 
Please report any suspicious transactions relating to PETRONAS via whistle@petronas.com.

 

 

Notice 12: Unauthorised Use of Company's Logo and Mention of PETRONAS
 
PETRONAS has been made aware of unauthorised use of our Company’s logo as well as a mention of our Company in a video of an allegedly former PETRONAS staff who benefitted from what could appear to be a gambling scheme.
 
We wish to alert members of the public the content of the video is false, untrue and completely baseless. It is probably a scam devised by unscrupulous individuals or parties.
 
We appeal to the public not to respond to this scam on WhatsApp or possibly other social media platforms and wish to stress that the claims made in the video are fraudulent and was maliciously published. 
 
In addition, neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies, are involved or associated in any way, with the circulated content. 
 
PETRONAS is also communicating with the relevant authorities on this matter. 
 
 
Notice 13: Scam Online "Survey" Supposedly in Conjunction With "PETRONAS' 50th Anniversary"

 

PETRONAS has been made aware of a scam online “survey” conducted supposedly in conjunction with “PETRONAS' 50th Anniversary”.

 

We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies are involved in this “survey”, and we appeal to the public not to respond or take part.

 

 

Notice 14: Damage Compensation Scam

 

PETRONAS has been made aware of the circulation of a fraudulent letter and a supporting document purportedly from our management advising the next-of-kin recipient(s) to pay a certain amount of money to PETRONAS for damages caused by their late relative(s) while performing work for PETRONAS. 

 

The damage compensation must be paid before PETRONAS could release to the next-of-kin the “contract funds” owed to the late relative(s).

 

PETRONAS would like to inform that this is another form of scam by irresponsible individual(s) and advise members of the public not to respond to the documents.

 

PETRONAS has communicated with the authorities on this matter.
 

 
DISCLAIMER: PETRONAS shall not be responsible for the content of any information nor shall it be liable for any conclusion, loss or damage of any nature whatsoever suffered or may be suffered by any part or members of the public arising from or as a result of reliance on or usage of any information relating to prize redemption schemes, lucky draws or contests, and recruitment in PETRONAS from portals, websites or e-mail domains which are not authorised by PETRONAS.
 
Scam Online Questionnaire Alert | Penipuan Soal Selidik Atas Talian
PETRONAS has been made aware of a scam website post using our Company name and logo that is offering monetary compensation for answering a "PETRONAS Government subsidies!" questionnaire.
 
We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies are involved in this "survey", and we appeal to the public not to respond or take part.
 
PETRONAS has lodged a report with the authorities on this matter.
 

 

PETRONAS telah dimaklumkan mengenai penggunaan nama dan logo syarikat tanpa kebenaran di laman sesawang yg menawarkan pulangan wang bagi menjawab soal selidik "PETRONAS Government subsidies!".

 

PETRONAS dan mana-mana anak syarikat dalam Kumpulan Syarikat kami tidak pernah terlibat dalam soal selidik dari laman web ini, dan kami merayu kepada orang ramai agar tidak terlibat atau memberikan maklum balas.

 

PETRONAS telah membuat laporan kepada pihak berkuasa berkenaan isu ini.

 
Scam Advertisement Request Alert

18 · Mar · 2022

 

We have been made aware of a letter on a fake PETRONAS letterhead bearing forged signatures of PETRONAS leaders being circulated to companies requesting them to place an advertisement in "Forbes Industrial” magazine, purportedly in conjunction with an editorial feature on PETRONAS.

 

We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of its subsidiaries within the Group of Companies has authorised such a letter or any other advertising solicitation and appeal to recipients of the letter not to respond to it.
 

Statement on Unauthorised Mention of PETRONAS

24 · Feb · 2022

 

It has come to our attention that an individual alleging to be an employee and consultant of PETRONAS in China had organised business meetings under the names “PETRONAS Specialty Chemical” or “Industry Park investment project”. 


We wish to alert members of the public that this is a scam, and the individual does not represent PETRONAS’ interests whether as an employee or a consultant. Relevant authorities have been informed of this matter and investigations are currently ongoing. 


Please be informed that PETRONAS’ official corporate and business information in China is published only via the following official platforms:
•    Official website: https://www.petronas.com/
•    WeChat Official Account: 马石油 


Meanwhile, PETRONAS’ authorised employees only conduct official written business communication via our enterprise email with the domain name “@petronas.com” or @petronas.com.my”.


Should you need verification on any information received about PETRONAS, please kindly contact our personnel:
Name: Shirley Zhou
Phone number: +86 (10) 65974188-8031
Email: shirley.zhou@petronas.com

Online Investment Scam

10 · Feb · 2022

 

PETRONAS has been made aware of the unauthorised use of our Company name and logo in the promotion of investment platforms on the Internet.


These investment schemes purport to provide opportunities to profit by investing in "PETRONAS shares" with amounts ranging from RM1,000 to RM4,000, or generate a second-income with just a fee of $250.


We appeal to the public not to respond to these schemes.


Neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies are involved or associated in any way with these websites and social media accounts.
 

Scam Online "Survey" Supposedly in Conjunction With "2022 New Year Gift"

28 · Dec · 2021

 

PETRONAS has been made aware of a scam website post offering a 'new year gift' in the form of monetary compensation for answering a questionnaire.

 

We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies are involved in this "survey", and we appeal to the public not to respond or take part.

Damage Compensation Scam

3 · Oct · 2021

 

PETRONAS has been made aware of the circulation of a fraudulent letter and a supporting document purportedly from our management advising the next-of-kin recipient(s) to pay a certain amount of money to PETRONAS for damages caused by their late relative(s) while performing work for PETRONAS.

 

The damage compensation must be paid before PETRONAS could release to the next-of-kin the “contract funds” owed to the late relative(s).

 

PETRONAS would like to inform that this is another form of scam by irresponsible individual(s) and advise members of the public not to respond to the documents.

 

PETRONAS has communicated with the authorities on this matter.

 

Scam Online "Survey" Supposedly in Conjunction With "PETRONAS' 50th Anniversary"

23 · Sept · 2021

 

PETRONAS has been made aware of a scam online “survey” conducted supposedly in conjunction with “PETRONAS' 50th Anniversary”.

 

We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies are involved in this “survey”, and we appeal to the public not to respond or take part.

 

Unauthorised Use of Company's Logo and Mention of PETRONAS

PETRONAS has been made aware of unauthorised use of our Company’s logo as well as a mention of our Company in a video of an allegedly former PETRONAS staff who benefitted from what could appear to be a gambling scheme.

 

We wish to alert members of the public the content of the video is false, untrue and completely baseless. It is probably a scam devised by unscrupulous individuals or parties.

 

We appeal to the public not to respond to this scam on WhatsApp or possibly other social media platforms and wish to stress that the claims made in the video are fraudulent and was maliciously published.

 

In addition, neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies, are involved or associated in any way, with the circulated content.

 

PETRONAS is also communicating with the relevant authorities on this matter.

 

Identity Fraud Against A PETRONAS Employee

It has come to our attention that an inpidual alleging to be an employee of PETRONAS, has been executing transactions for electrical items which are claimed to be procured for PETRONAS.

 

We wish to alert members of the public that this is an ongoing scam. Please note that no such transaction has been made by PETRONAS or any of its employees.

 

We appeal to the public not to succumb to this scam. Neither PETRONAS nor its subsidiaries are involved or associated in any way with these transactions.

 

Relevant authorities have been informed of this matter.

 

Please report any suspicious transactions relating to PETRONAS via whistle@petronas.com.

 

Fraudulent Online News Report of Bitcoin Investment Involving PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad's MD/CEO

It has come to our attention of an online news report fraudulently associating PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) MD/CEO, Datuk Sazali Hamzah in an investment scheme via an automated bitcoin trading platform.

 

We wish to alert members of the public of this fraudulent claim. 

 

PETRONAS, its subsidiaries and personnel are not involved or associated in any way with the investment scheme and relevant authorities have been informed.

 

PETRONAS  may be reached via the email address below for any relevant reporting  whistle@petronas.com.

 

Forged Email from PETRONAS

It has come to our attention that an email purporting to be from PETR​ONAS mail is in circulation, requesting for quotations on one of PETRONAS projects. Please note that no such request has been made by PETRONAS.

 

Our investigation confirms that the email is spoofed and its attachment contains miscellaneous file. Email spoofing is the forgery of an email header or address so that the email appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the actual source.

 

As a precaution, we urge that you DO NOT respond to the email, click on any links, or open any attachments contained within the email.

 

 

Please report any suspicious emails relating to PETRONAS request for quotations to lrs_enquiries@petronas.com.

 

Registered and Licensed Vendors may also confirm the invitation to quote by logging into the PETRONAS SUS Portal at here.

 

Misrepresentation Relating to Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC)

PETRONAS has been made aware of unauthorized inpiduals or organisations falsely using the PETRONAS and PRPC Utilities and Facilities Sdn Bhd’s (“PRPC UF”) name and letterhead in relation to the construction of an Integrated Healthcare Facilities (“IHF”) and Temporary ​Workers Accommodation (“TWA”) in PIC.

 

PETRONAS and its group of companies would like to alert members of the public that they are not undertaking the construction of or any new TWA in PIC. We further wish to inform that we do not appoint third party inpiduals, companies, organisations or firms as representative(s) or agents or middlemen to represent, act, negotiate or conduct on our behalf in any business dealings or contracts related to any of our projects in PIC and Pengerang, Johor.

 

All enquiries and complaints relating to this matter, including representations made by third parties in relation to PIC, RAPID or any PETRONAS and its group of companies’ related projects in Pengerang, Johor can be directed to PETRONAS via +607 8171 194 or +607 8171 14 (8.00 am to 5.00 pm, Mondays to Fridays) or email askpic@petronas.com.

 

PETRONAS Secured Online Promotion Scam E-mail

PETRONAS wishes to alert members of the public that the e-mail communications on "PETRONAS Secured Online Promotion" currently circulating on the Internet is a scam devised by unscrupulous inpidual or parties.

 

The scam e-mail also contains details of a claims agent to be contacted for assistance and disbursement of the alleged prize.

 

PETRONAS wishes to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any subsidiary within its Group of Companies in any of the countries we operate in has conducted or authorised such prize redemption schemes and appeals to the public not to respond to the email.

 

Only trust emails by official PETRONAS personnel using e-mail domains of @petronas.com.my.

 

This advice also extends to all e-mail or short message service (SMS) communications using PETRONAS' name in other prize redemption schemes, lucky draws or contests.

 

PETRONAS has communicated with the authorities on this matter.

 

Third-party Sponsorship Request

PETRONAS has been made aware of the issuance of a sponsorship request letter by a certain unauthorised third party, purportedly made in the name, or on behalf, of PETRONAS.

 

We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies, has authorised such a letter and would appeal to the public not to respond to it.

 

Job Recruitment Fraud

PETRONAS has been made aware of unauthorised individuals or organisations falsely using the PETRONAS name in emails in an attempt to recruit on behalf of PETRONAS and solicit up-front fees obtaining immigration documents including for visa or work permit for expatriate posting within a PETRONAS Groupwide from interested job-seekers or members of the public.

 

PETRONAS wishes to stress that it has not authorised such e-mail based recruitment. However, periodically, PETRONAS engages recruiting and/or placement agencies to help us attract potential candidates for specific positions. PETRONAS appeals to the public not to respond to the e-mail or any such emails.

 

There are a few quick ways to recognise fraud:

  • PETRONAS official website pages always include https://www.petronas.com. Any other format is not genuine.
  • On-line recruitment portal is http://www.petronas.com/careers and those who wish to seek employment with PETRONAS are advised to visit only this portal.
  • Email communication on recruitment from PETRONAS, if any, would be sent by PETRONAS’ officials using only e-mail domains of @petronas.com.
  • No money transfers or payments of any kind will EVER be requested from applicants nor by PETRONAS or any of the agencies that recruit on our behalf, at any point in the recruitment process; or for immigration documents, insurance, or any other purpose.

 

Hari Raya Promo

PETRONAS has been made aware of a scam attempt using our company name.

 

We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies are involved in this supposed promotion.

 

We appeal to the public not to respond to it as this is a scam.

 

PETRONAS Anniversary Publication

PETRONAS has been made aware of attempts by a number of parties that have taken upon themselves to independently produce commemorative publications to celebrate PETRONAS' anniversary. These parties are seeking sponsorship to fund the production of such publications and are primarily targeting oil and gas companies, many of which PETRONAS frequently engages with.

 

We wish to inform that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies, has authorised or endorsed any such publication and would like to appeal to the public not to respond to it.

 

Misrepresentation Relating to PETRONAS' Joint Venture Company with Saudi Aramco

PETRONAS has been made aware of irresponsible acts of certain parties misrepresenting its business set up and passing off as the joint venture company between PETRONAS and Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and soliciting business proposals and payment of deposit(s).

 

Please be advised that PETRONAS DOES NOT directly or through its subsidiaries or associate companies, appoint third party inpiduals or companies or firms as representative(s) or agents or middlemen to represent or act or negotiate or conduct on behalf any business dealings or contracts related to our joint ventures with Saudi Aramco in Pengerang, Johor.

 

All advertisements, invitation to participate in business dealings or contracts will be carried through the joint venture companies, namely Pengerang Refining Company Sdn Bhd (PRefChem Refining) and Pengerang Petrochemical Company Sdn Bhd (PRefChem Petrochemical), collectively known as "PRefChem".

 

All enquiries or complaints relating this matter, including representations made by third parties in relation to Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) or any PETRONAS related projects in Pengerang Johor, can be directed to PETRONAS at +607-8171 194 / 07-8171 134 (8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday) or email askpic@petronas.com

 

Online Investment Scam

PETRONAS has been made aware of the unauthorised use of our Company’s as well as the President and Group Chief Executive Officer’s names in the promotion of tech investment platforms on the Internet. Some of these investments are called ‘Bitcoin Loophole’ and ‘Crypto Revolt’; among others with the latest one called 'Bitcoin Era'.

 

We wish to alert members of the public that this is an ongoing scam devised by unscrupulous individuals or parties.

 

We appeal to the public not to respond to this scam and wish to stress that neither PETRONAS nor any of our subsidiaries within the Group of Companies, are involved or associated in any way, with this website and its content.   

 

PETRONAS is not involved or associated in any way with any cryptocurrency or block-chain technology platform and will not invite members of the public to invest in the same.

 


PETRONAS has communicated with the authorities on this matter.
 

DISCLAIMER: PETRONAS shall not be responsible for the content of any information nor shall it be liable for any conclusion, loss or damage of any nature whatsoever suffered or may be suffered by any part or members of the public arising from or as a result of reliance on or usage of any information relating to prize redemption schemes, lucky draws or contests, and recruitment in PETRONAS from portals, websites or e-mail domains which are not authorised by PETRONAS.