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24 Dec, 2019

Visitors to Malaysia will now breathe cleaner air

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 – Visit Malaysia Year 2020 is set to get off to a great start with the announcement that all PETRONAS stations across Malaysia are now supplying a cleaner fuel with 10 times less sulphur content than the previous category.

The new Euro 4M RON 95 fuel is now already available at PETRONAS stations, ahead of the Government’s gazette date on 1 January 2020.

The new fuel specifications contain just 50 parts per million (ppm) sulphur, which is 10 times less than the Euro 2M standard for RON 95 petrol. Additionally, benzene content is reduced by 30% to 3.5% while vapour pressure is reduced by 7% to 65kPa.

This means the fuel is now cleaner for both the engine and the environment, and both locals and visitors will be breathing cleaner air.

According to a Bernama news agency report, PDB’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Sri Syed Zainal Abidin Syed M Tahir said, “Our RON 95 fuel has been upgraded to Euro 4M standard at all our stations since early December. With this upgrade, our customers will not just enjoy a smoother, more responsive and efficient drive, but also a cleaner fuel which works together with today’s modern vehicles in reducing air pollution to deliver both health and climate benefits. Ultimately, PETRONAS Primax 95 with Pro-Drive is good for the engine, and the environment.”

To find out more about the new enhanced PETRONAS Primax with Pro-Drive that is Euro 4M- compliant, visit www.mymesra.com.my.


PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad is the principal domestic marketing arm of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), the national oil company, which holds 69.86% of its equity. Incorporated in Malaysia under the Companies Act 1965 on 5 August 1982 and listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia on 8 March 1994, PDB has since established itself as Malaysia’s leading retailer and marketer of downstream oil and gas products. The Company markets a wide range of high quality petroleum products including motor gasoline, aviation fuel, kerosene, diesel, fuel oil, bunker fuel, lubricants, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and bitumen in Malaysia.