Petronas managed to put the fire under control, while it is still closely monitoring the situation in order to avoid such incidents.
The company immediately informed the authorities of the whole situation, as there were no injuries reported.
We would like to inform that no injuries were reported. The relevant authorities have been notified and we will continue to engage with the communities in the surrounding area.
...the company said in its statement.
For the meantime, an in-depth investigation on the incident is ongoing, to identify the main reasons that caused this accident.
We wish to assure the public that safety of the people and environment remains the company’s utmost priority and concern.
For the records, Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline delivers natural gas to Bintulu in Sarawak where Petrona’s LNG complex is located. The nine-train LNG facility has a combined annual production capacity of about 30 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas.
Concluding, a similar incident took place several months ago, on 12 April 2019, marking an explosion at a Malaysian oil refinery.