Petroleum Industry Safety

Petroleum Safety Unit

Petroleum Safety Unit is responsible in assuring and overseeing the safety of petroleum industry by preparing and updating the principle, enactment and regulations especially for Petroleum (Safety Measures) Act 1984. This Act controls the safety of petroleum from the aspects of storage, handling, transportation and utilization of equipment/appliances.

For the purpose of increasing awareness and understanding on safety aspects, this Unit also manages talk programs, seminars, classes and courses and acts to coordinate enforcement action by related department or agency through Petroleum (Safety Measure) Act 1984 and its regulations there under.

In the light of that, Petroleum Safety Unit’s is responsibility in preparing and updating Act and regulations related to petroleum safety which consist of:-

The two rules under this act are:

  • Petroleum (Safety Measures) (Transportation of Petroleum by Water) Regulations 1985
  • Petroleum (Safety Measures) (Transportation of Petroleum by Pipelines) Regulations 1985


  • Observing the execution and coordinate enforcement vide Act and the regulations by  the related department or government agency
  • Secretariat to Petroleum Safety Industry Venture Team
  • Compilation of data and information on the petroleum safety industry
  • Increase awareness and understanding about safety aspect in petroleum industry; and
  • Helping and advising related organization or individual for the development of the Malaysia’s Petroleum Industry Safety.

In addition, this Unit also serves as the Secretariat for Committee under Section 21 (1) and 22 Exclusive Economic Zone Act.

Further enquiry can be addressed to :-

Branch Of Petroleum And Gas
Domestic Trade Division
Ministry of Domestic Trade,
and Consumer Affairs,
No. 13, Level 4, Precinct 2,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
62623 Putrajaya

No. Telefon : 03-8882 5500

Encik Fadzil Hisham b. Jalaludin
Principal Assistant Director,
Branch Of Petroleum And Gas,
Domestic Trade Division

Tel:03 – 8882 5705

Cik Nur Zakiah Hanis bt. Zainon
Assistant Director,
Petroleum Safety Unit,
Branch Of Petroleum And Gas,
Domestic Trade Division

Tel:03-8882 6991
Email :