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Scam Notice

Notice 1: 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 DO 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 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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:

1. PETRONAS official website pages always include http://www.petronas.com.my. Any other format is not genuine.
 
2. On-line recruitment portal is http://www.petronas.com.my/careers​ and those who wish to seek employment with PETRONAS are advised to visit only this portal.

3. Email communication on recruitment from PETRONAS, if any, would be sent by PETRONAS’ officials using only e-mail domains of @petronas.com. 

4. 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.
 
Should you experience any of the foregoing, please treat the communication as fraudulent and forward it to: ghrmic@petronas.com. 


Notice 5: 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 6: 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 7: Sim Card Lucky Draw/Contest Scam

It has been brought to PETRONAS' attention that certain parties have been sending text messages to mobile phone users informing them that their SIM cards have won a lucky draw prize from PETRONAS.

PETRONAS wishes to inform that none of its companies has organised any such mobile phone SIM card lucky draws or contests and would like to advise members of the public not to respond to such text messages.
 
PETRONAS has also 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 https://supplier-selfservice.petronas.com.my/irj/portal​.

 

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.​​​​​​