Malaysia: Petronas unveil data center cooling fluid

Jun 18, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Oil and gas company Petronas Lubricants International announced this week that it will be launching its Petronas Iona Tera, a liquid coolant specifically designed for data centers, and has partnered with Iceotope.

Petronas Lubricants International’s MD and group CEO, Hezlinn Idris said: "Petronas Lubricants International is proud to collaborate with Iceotope, as we share a common ground in liquid cooling technologies expertise. Through this partnership, we will be able to offer a significant impact by enabling improved performance for the data infrastructure sector without adversely affecting the environment. It is also a testament of progress for Petronas Lubricants International, as we endeavor to contribute to wider sectors beyond automotive."

Iceotope CEO, David Craig added: "Today, power consumption and environmental impact are top priorities for data center operators. Precision Liquid Cooling represents a revolutionary shift, empowering organizations to deploy IT infrastructure without compromising performance or sustainability. Our collaboration with Petronas Lubricants International places innovation in sustainable practices at the forefront. By combining Iceotope's expertise with Petronas' leading-edge technology, we are not only cooling data centers; we are ensuring efficient, responsible cooling at the highest standard."