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Petronas to raise output from sour gas fields

It is boosting capacity at Bintulu complex amid challenge to Malaysia's position as second-biggest LNG exporter

Sour gas fields typically have high carbon dioxide or hydrogen sulphide content. Malaysia is said to be "running out of sweet gas" and has to turn to developing sour gas fields.


PETRONAS has set out to expand capacity at the Bintulu liquefied natural gas complex in Sarawak to process output from sour gas fields that hold the key to maintaining Malaysia's position as a major LNG exporter.

An engineering studies contract said to have been awarded...