Petronas Says The Serdang Incident Happened After Leakage Contaminated The Fuel With Water

One of the fuel tanks at its Solaris Besraya station was leaking.

Cover image via Hasnoor Hussain/The Malaysian Insight & theSundaily via BBXpress (edited)

Petronas Brands has released a statement saying its Station Solaris Besraya has resumed operations following the Friday morning incident after a thorough investigation was conducted at the station

The investigation, according to the statement released by Petronas, found "leakage in one of the fuel tanks at the station", which had "contaminated the fuel with water."

Following the discovery, immediate remedial actions were taken to flush out the contaminated fuel and isolate the affected tank, Petronas said in the statement.

"Petronas Dagangan is pleased to announce that the said station has now resumed operations," it added in the statement that was released on 28 December.

Officials from Petronas and members of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) conduct inspections on several petrol stations around Shah Alam.

Image via theSundaily via BBXpress

While apologising for all inconveniences caused, Petronas said that it has been in contact with and is assisting the affected customers

It said it carried out thorough checks and fuel integrity tests at all pumps at the station.

"The team will remain on site today and tomorrow to render any further assistance required," the statement released by Petronas Dagangan Berhad (PDB) read.

On Friday, Petronas said it will compensate 20 customers whose vehicles had stalled shortly after fuelling up at its station:

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