We’ve been here from the start, helping the economy to develop while doing our bit to make sure the most important things remain the same.
After more than 49 years in Malaysia, BP has progressed significantly. From a modest beginning as a small petroleum marketing operation, the company has established a strong presence with ISO 9002 certified lubricant blending plants together with its marketing team, and has diversified its business activities to become a major player in the petrochemical sector producing acetic acid in joint venture plants in Kertih, Terengganu.
Malaysia is also the location for the regional Asia Business Service Centre, with a highly skilled and diverse workforce. This facility enables us to improve and streamline the way we provide services to our business, by combining activities previously dispersed across parts of Asia, Europe & US.
BP’s total investments here, including partner shares, amount to US$2.5 billion, making it one of the largest British investors in Malaysia. BP’s share of the capital invested is US$0.8 billion and it employs more than 1,000 people.
We like to keep things local. At the acetic acid plant, we’re working with the Malaysian company PETRONAS under the name BP PETRONAS Acetyls Sdn Bhd (BPPA). We employ around 70 people at the Kerteh plants. All but twelve of our people are Malaysian.
We’ve joined forces with WWF Malaysia and the Department of Fisheries to support two turtle sanctuaries. We run regular camps to educate the public towards sustainable and responsible actions and, most importantly, educating the future generation about providing a safe and suitable haven for turtle conservation. The sanctuaries also provide an avenue for research, understanding and therefore preserving the survival of the endangered species. The sanctuaries are a long-term commitment by BP to ensure the sustainable conservation of turtles.
Because of work like this, we have received a number of health, safety, security and the environment (HSSE) awards. These included the Prime Minister’s Hibiscus award for exceptional achievement, and a Responsible Care Programme award from the Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia.
Please use the contact details below to write us at BP Malaysia. We aim to deal with your enquiries as quickly as possible.