1st Petrochemical Sustainability Conference Announced

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 18, 2022 — The Malaysian Petrochemicals Association is organising its first international conference on petrochemical sustainability focusing on the challenges and how key industry stakeholders can navigate the transition towards net-zero carbon emissions. The Petrochemical Sustainability Conference scheduled on September 13 and 14 will gather over 50 thought leaders and over 500 delegates from Malaysia and the region in Kuala Lumpur. The two-day interactive conference gains importance as it will take place amid urgent climate change issues and growing shift towards clean energy transition across the world. “PSC 2022 will focus on three key areas to support the sustainability journey – the decarbonisation of operations, circular economy practices and enablers supporting the transition,” says 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 their overall business sustainability. “The conference would enable petrochemical players to restructure or reset their respective transition base where necessary, allowing their latest efforts to be streamlined with the industry’s identified pathways.” Petrochemicals exhibition The inaugural event will place alongside OGA x MOGSEC, Southeast Asia’s largest exhibition supporting the oil and gas industry that welcomed over 25,000 visitors, 534 exhibitors and 12 country pavilions in 2019 before the pandemic break. PSC 2022 is anticipated to draw strong interest from petrochemical producers, consumers, academic institutions, policy makers, non-profit organisations and other stakeholders. Conference attendees will also learn about the latest technologies that can support the industry transition and have the opportunity to interact with key policy makers. “In doing so, we will ultimately be able to support the overall climate aspirations for Malaysia and the region. Our main mission is to be the champion for the petrochemical industry especially…

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