Media Releases - 2016



Kuala Lumpur, 5 May 2016 – PETRONAS’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Pengerang Power Sdn Bhd (Pengerang Power), today signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to supply electricity to Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) from its co-generation plant within the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Johor.

Pengerang Power is expected to commence commercial operation and supply 400MW to TNB beginning from 1 June 2017, to be followed by an additional 200MW from 1 January 2019 onwards. The contract is for a period of 21 years.

This PPA for the sale of electricity from a co-generation facility is the first of its kind in Malaysia.​

The co-generation plant is one of six associated facilities being developed within the PIC. Apart from generating power, it will also produce steam for consumption within the PIC. Inclusive of a back-up capacity to ensure reliability of supply, the co-generation plant will have a nominal capacity of 1,729MW.

This plant will be one of the biggest co-generation power plants in the region, using Siemens’ latest H-class gas turbine technology together with a unique dual steam turbine configuration to ensure highest efficiency.

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About Pengerang Integrated Complex

PETRONAS’ Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) development comprises the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) complex and its associated facilities including the Pengerang Co-generation Plant (PCP), Re-gasification Terminal 2 (RGT2), Air Separation Unit (ASU), Raw Water Supply Project (PAMER),the Pengerang Deepwater Terminal 2 (PDT2) as well as Centralised and Shared Utilities and Facilities. 

Developed within a 6,242-acre site in Pengerang, Johor; PIC forms part of Johor State’s Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC), which is under Malaysia’s Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) to establish new engines of growth for Malaysia; whilst meeting future energy requirement and strengthening PETRONAS’ position as a key player in the Asian chemicals market, focusing on differentiated and specialty chemicals. RAPID is estimated to cost US$16 billion while the associated facilities will involve an investment of about US$11 billion. PIC is poised for its refinery start-up by early 2019.​