Thursday, December 2, 2010

Petronas Gas surges on LNG project

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of'' PETRONAS GAS BHD [] advanced in early trade on Thursday, Dec 2 after it secured a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification project from its parent, Petroliam Nasional Bhd.

At 9.18am, PetGas was up 22 sen to RM11.36. There were 5,700 shares done.

The FBM KLCI jumped 11.91 points to 1,497.33. Turnover was 95.33 million shares valued at RM102.61 million. There were 304 gainers, 41 losers and 96 stocks unchanged.

PetGas announced on Wednesday the projects would be in Sungai Udang port, Melaka and would include two floating storage units (FSUs) to receive and store LNG; an island jetty and regasification units to regasify LNG; and subsea and onshore pipelines to transport the regasified LNG to the Peninsular Gas Utilisation pipeline network.

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