Shell engages the community in Bintulu on the safety management system of its Shell MDS plant
Mar 22, 2023
Bintulu - Shell Middle Distillate Synthesis (Shell MDS) plant conducted a community engagement yesterday, to create awareness on SMDS’ safety management system and plans during its plant turnaround. The event was graced by Puan Sharpini binti Daud, Section Head of Social Transformation, representing Tuan Nyurak Keti, the Resident of Bintulu. The event was also attended by YB Johnny Pang, State Assmemblyman of Tanjung Batu.
At the engagement, local authorities and the community were briefed on the activities that would take place during the turnaround. Feedback and suggestions were also sought from the community on how Shell MDS can be a better neighbour to the people of Bintulu.
“Shell MDS is proud to have grown with Bintulu throughout our 30 years here and I would like to thank the local authorities, the state and the people of Bintulu for their trust and support of our operations. We remain committed in ensuring safe, reliable and efficient operations, and we will continue to contribute towards enterprise development and capability building programmes for the community here,” expressed Amir Bakar, Vice President of Shell MDS.
Shell MDS will be executing its plant turnaround from 26 June 2023 for approximately 63 days. The turnaround will have the support of a workforce comprising a majority of local Sarawakians, with a number from outside of the country. The plant turnaround will enable the company to conduct maintenance and repair activities, while simultaneously conducting safety checks and upgrading of system to comply with safety regulations and industry standards.
As Shell MDS celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, the world’s first gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, remains committed towards producing high quality, environmentally friendly GTL products, while continuing to push the boundaries of GTL innovation through its sustainable and inclusive operations. To learn more on Shell MDS click https://www.shell.com.my/business-customers/shell-middle-distillate-synthesis.html#iframe=L2Zvcm1zL2VuX215X3NtZHNfY29udGFjdF9mb3Jt
Amir Bakar Vice President of Shell MDS engaging with the community
SMDS team engaging with the community
Amir Bakar Vice President of Shell MDS speaking in the engagement session
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