Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad (JPDC)

Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad, or JPDC was incorporated on 9 April 2012 as a federal agency by virtue of being a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation (MPRC).

JPDC was formed as the result of The Prime Minister, YAB Dato' Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak's announcement at the Economic Council Meeting on 13 February 2012 declaring that the oil and gas development project in Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, Johor as “National Project of Strategic Importance”.

JPDC is given the mandate to:

  • Plan and develop strategies for the downstream oil and gas development in Johor.
  • Coordinate and drive the execution of development projects.
  • Identify and manage funds required for financing the downstream oil and gas development in Johor.
  • Promote and market Johor’s downstream oil and gas industry to potential investors.
  • Enhance inclusiveness towards an equitable society with more access to economic opportunities in PIPC.
  • Ensure the availability of industry workforce to drive and sustain PIPC’s development growth.

With the vision of “To transform Johor into a Sustainable, World-Class Downstream Oil and Gas Hub”, JPDC is tasked with the following mission:

  • To plan and develop responsibly, a comprehensive strategy for the development of the downstream oil and gas hub in Johor taking into account:
    • Health, Safety, Security and Environment
    • Economic benefit
    • Social fabric
    • Human capital investment and development
    • High quality investment
  • To coordinate and drive the execution of development projects
  • To identify and manage funds required for development projects
  • To facilitate the operational follow through post development projects

In realising the Vision, JPDC is committed to the following objectives:

  • To coordinate, facilitate, formulate and oversee the implementation of the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex project in Johor
  • To be a one-stop centre for promoting, marketing, establishing linkages and networking for the Malaysian Downstream oil and gas industry in Johor
  • To create a conducive environment for Downstream oil and gas industry in Johor
  • To assist, facilitate, provide consultancy services in development of downstream oil and gas in Johor

Strategic cooperation and collaboration between both the Federal and State Governments is
key in ensuring the success of turning the State of Johor into a Sustainable, World-Class
Downstream oil and gas hub. This cooperation is reflected in the composition of the Board of
Directors of JPDC with equal representation from relevant Federal and State government
agencies and co-chaired by the Chief Minister of Johor and a Minister from the Federal

No. Name Designation Board of Directors Designation


Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin

Chief Minister of Johor State


2 Dato' Seri Idris Jala

Minister in Prime Minister Office/CEO of PEMANDU



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