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Milestones

1985Commenced first commercial production of Urea and Ammonia in Bintulu Complex.
1992First production of Propylene, Polypropylene and MTBE in Gebeng Complex. Acquisition of Methanol plant in Labuan Complex.
1995Commenced production of Ethylene and Polyethylene in Kertih Integrated Petrochemical Complex.
1997Commenced production of Styrene Monomer.
1999Commenced production of Urea, Ammonia and Methanol in Gurun Complex.
2000Commenced production of Acrylic Acid in Gebeng Complex. Commenced production of Benzene, Paraxylene, Ammonia, Vinyl Chloride Monomer, Polyvinyl Chloride and Acetic Acid in Kertih Integrated Petrochemical Complex.

2002

 

Commenced production of Olefins, Glycols and Chemicals plants in Kertih Integrated Petrochemical Complex. Commenced production of Polyvinyl Chloride in Baria-Vung Tau, Vietnam.
2004Expanded production capacities of Urea and Ammonia in Bintulu Complex.
2006Expanded production capacities of Urea, Ammonia and Methanol in Gurun Complex.
2009Commissioning of Mega Methanol plant in Labuan. Acquired interest in PETRONAS Chemicals Olefins, PETRONAS Chemicals Glycols and PETRONAS Chemicals Derivatives from Dow Chemicals.

2010

 

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

 

2011Sanctioned development and construction of a new world-scale fertiliser plant in Sipitang, Sabah (SAMUR Project).
2012Took over marketing of Chemicals and Performance Chemicals in Indonesia and Singapore from Dow Chemicals. Decision to discontinue vinyl business.
2013

Commencement of divestment in Phu My Plastics & Chemicals Co Ltd.

2014

Secured licence 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.

2015

Sanctioned development and construction of 2-EH Acid and HR-PIB Projects at BASF PETRONAS Chemicals Sdn Bhd in Gebeng

Acquired 100& equity in PRPC Polymers Sdn Bhd, PRPC Glycols Sdn Bhd and PRPC Elastomers Sdn Bhd which will under petrochemical projects as part of PETRONAS Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) in Pengerang, Johor.

2016

​​Produced on-specification urea for SAMUR. Produced on-specification 2-EHAcid at BASF PETRONAS Chemicals Sdn Bhd. Sanctioned development and construction of Flexi PE project at PRPC Polymers Sdn Bhd in Pengerang. Incorporated overseas marketing subsidiary in Indonesia - PT PCM Kimia Indonesia.