Petrovietnam expands oil and gas cooperation with Malaysia

Accompanying Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dzung, his wife and Vietnamese delegates in the official visit to Malaysia, Petrovietnam Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors cum President & CEO Nguyen Quoc Khanh, Vice President Nguyen Quoc Thap and leaders from some member units and divisions under the Group had a number of important activities that marked the cooperation expansion between the Group and Malaysian partners.

Quyền Chủ tịch HĐTV, Tổng Giám đốc PVN Nguyễn Quốc Khánh và Chủ tịch kiêm Tổng Giám đốc Petronas ký biên bản ghi nhớ trước sự chứng kiến của hai Thủ tướng.

Petrovietnam Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors cum President & CEO Nguyen Quoc Khanh and Petronas President & CEO

signed Memorandum of Understanding under the witness of two Prime Ministers

 

On 7th August afternoon, in the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dzung and Prime Minister Najib Rajak, President & CEO Nguyen Quoc Khanh and Petronas President & CEO signed a Memorandum of Understanding on oil and gas exploration activities at Block PM3 – CAA. According to the Memorandum of Understanding, both parties would support each other in the investment projects in Vietnam and Malaysia.

 

Later, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Deputy General Director of PV Drilling and Sapura Kennaca Drilling Company also signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation and working principles to search opportunities and provide drilling rig to Phu Quoc POC.

 

On the same day, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dzung met Mr. Datuk Wan Zulkiflee, Petronas President & CEO with the attendance of President & CEO Nguyen Quoc Khanh and PetroVietnam working group.

 

Thủ tướng Nguyễn Tấn Dũng tiếp kiến ôngDatuk Wan Zulkiflee

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dzung met Mr. Datuk Wan Zulkiflee
 

Mr. Datuk Wan Zulkiflee thanked Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dzung and Vietnamese delegates for meeting Petronas and presented some issues on cooperation between Petronas and Petrovietnam. He also expressed gratitude to the Government of Vietnam for facilitating Petronas' investment in Vietnam and expected to receive further support from the Government of Vietnam and Petrovietnam.

 

Ký Biên bản ghi nhớ giữa PV Drilling và Sapura Kennaca Drilling.

Memorandum of Understanding signed between PV Drilling and Sapura Kennaca Drilling

 

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dzung highly appreciated Petronas' cooperation with Petrovietnam over the past 20 years and considered it the vivid demonstration of comprehensive cooperation which was promoted as Strategic Partnership signed by the two Prime Ministers. The Prime Minister fully supported the plans for cooperation between Petronas and Petrovietnam, and also asked for further extension of oil and gas exploration and production in Vietnam, Malaysia and third countries.

Source: pvn.vn