Over the past 50 years, BP has progressed significantly in Malaysia from its modest beginning as a small petroleum marketing operation in December 1964.
Our presence in Malaysia is currently spread across a diversified business framework supported by a strong, diverse and multi-talented workforce of approximately 1,000 employees.
Our current operations cover the following businesses outlined below, each well positioned to support the BP group strategy and to propel the organisation back to growth.
With our diverse operations, our outreach to the community and environment is also captured via our commitment towards Corporate Responsibility.
Global Business Services (GBS) Asia in Kuala Lumpur – the home of business process services for BP and Information Technology and Services (IT&S)
GBS Asia, located in the capital of Malaysia is GBS’ global centre for BP Group Finance, Petrochemicals, Procurement and Tax, and the regional hub for lubricants in the Asia Pacific region. We pride ourselves for being an integrated and resourceful team, well-connected with global partners and an excellent track record in delivering and generating value for BP.
With GBS Europe, we are one of the two GBS “mega” centres, growing our capability, excellence and our expertise. GBS Asia is also host to the Information Technology & Services (IT&S) function which provides IT solution services to BP globally. IT&S KL comprise approximately 250 staff who supports BP’s core processes in Information Technology Service Management, infrastructure, business applications, digital security, lubricants business, project management and strategy & architecture.
Castrol Lubricants regional marketing hub
Castrol is the world leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium lubricating oils, greases and related services to automotive, industrial, marine, aviation, oil exploration and production customers across the world.
Castrol Malaysia uses the expertise and experience of its global network to deliver excellent service across the country.
Although Castrol’s presence here in Malaysia can be traced back to 1924, it cemented its position as one of the leading lubricants brand in 2000, when BP acquired Castrol.
Lubricants blending plant in Port Klang
Port Klang Installation (PKI) Lubricants Plant is BP’s lubricants blending plant and warehouse located in Port Klang, Selangor.
Strategically situated in the major port of Port Klang, PKI has been in operation since 1969.
PKI’s operations focus on the blending and packaging of various grades of Castrol and BP motor oils, gear oils, automatic transmission fluids, hydraulic fluids and industrial lubricants.
Acetyls Asia regional trading and marketing operations and a non-operated joint venture acetic acid plant BP PETRONAS Acetyls Sdn Bhd (BPPA) in Kerteh, Terengganu.
BP Petronas Acetyls Sdn Bhd (BPPA), a manufacturer of acetic acid is a joint venture between BP (70%) and national petroleum company PETRONAS (30%) located in Kerteh, Terengganu on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
The BPPA plant in Kerteh, Terengganu is designed and operated to meet BP’s stringent standards of safety and was fully operational as of end 2000.
Our community programmes around the world are developed by local operations in response to local needs and circumstances. We believe this is the best way of ensuring that what we do is relevant and meaningful for the business and communities concerned.
In Malaysia, BP’s Corporate Responsibility covers the Wishing Tree - an annual CSR initiative aimed at fulfilling the wishes of children receiving medical attention in the Paediatric Ward of Hospital Kuala Lumpur, a Turtle Conservation Sanctuary via a working partnership with WWF Malaysia and the Department of Fisheries and the Jeans for Dreams Fund where employees could wear jeans every Wednesday in return for a donation of their choice.
Discover our history in Malaysia to learn about the evolution of our business operating model over the decades: