MALAYSIAN PETROCHEMICALS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 1ST PETROCHEMICAL SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Malaysian Petrochemical Association (MPA) is hosting its first international conference on sustainable petrochemicals focusing on the challenges and how key industry stakeholders can navigate the transition to sustainable petrochemicals. net zero carbon emissions.

The Petrochemical Sustainability Conference (PSC) scheduled for September 13 and 14 will bring together more than 50 opinion leaders and more than 500 delegates from Malaysia and the region in Kuala Lumpur.

The interactive two-day conference is gaining momentum as it will take place against the backdrop of pressing climate change issues and growing moves towards a clean energy transition across the globe.

“PSC 2022 will focus on three key areas to support the sustainability journey – decarbonizing operations, circular economy practices and catalysts supporting the transition,” Mr. Akbar MD Thayoob, president of MPA.

“The event aims to support the regional petrochemical industry and its value chain through this challenging time by facilitating knowledge sharing on key climate-related topics impacting the overall sustainability of their business. The conference would enable petrochemical players to restructure or reset their respective transition base as necessary, allowing their final efforts to be streamlined with pathways identified by the industry.”

The inaugural event will take place alongside OGA x MOGSEC, South East Asia largest exhibition supporting the oil and gas industry which hosted over 25,000 visitors, 534 exhibitors and 12 country pavilions in 2019 before the pandemic break.

PSC 2022 is expected to generate strong interest from petrochemical producers, consumers, academic institutions, policy makers, non-profit organizations and other stakeholders.

Conference attendees will also learn about the latest technologies that can support industry transition and have the opportunity to interact with key policy makers.

“In doing so, we will ultimately be able to support global climate aspirations for Malaysia and the region. Our main mission is to be the champion of the petrochemical industry especially in Malaysiadelivering value through our advocacy and consultation work, and at the same time, helping to shape public policies that support business continuity, investment, sustainability, employment, innovation and sustainability. environment,” Mr. Akbar added.

Target audiences include companies engaged in the manufacture and trade of petrochemicals and plastic resins, as well as the provision of services required by the petrochemical industry.

The inaugural conference will be the first in a series of subsequent biennial conferences, providing a platform for AMP members and beyond to engage with key stakeholders, on a regular basis with an identified agenda and missions and agreed to be done for each series of sustainability lectures until they arrive. to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

“We are delighted to be working with MPA on this very important event for the industry and the regional economy. The Petrochemical Sustainability Conference will create meaningful dialogue and engagement among key stakeholders when the regional oil and gas community will meet face-to-face again at OGA x MOGSEC,” Mr. Gerard LeeuwenburghNational Managing Director of Informa Markets Malaysia.

For more information, visit www.oilandgas-asia.com or by e-mail to [email protected]

Notes to Editor

About the Malaysian Petrochemical Association (MPA)

MPA is an industry association representing the petrochemical industry of Malaysia. MPA was established in 1997 and is registered with the Registrar of Companies of Malaysia.

Currently, MPA members include companies engaged in the manufacture and trade of petrochemicals and plastic resins, as well as companies providing services required by the petrochemical industry.

About OGA x MOGSEC 2022

The merged event will be held from 13 to September 15, 2022presenting an ideal ground for O&G stakeholders to meet key decision makers from national and international oil companies, and at the same time obtain current and relevant information on industry trends, technology and solutions.

It is also a crucial event that continues to highlight Malaysia and the potential of the oil, gas and energy (OGE) sector to strengthen the country’s position as a strong oil and gas nation, particularly in the Asian region.

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