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    1. October 20, 2015

      Malaysia’s Najib caught between politics and the economy

      Najib Razak, Malaysia’s beleaguered prime minister and finance minister, is being pulled in opposite directions by...

    2. August 21, 2015

      Vitol buys out oil tank partner’s stake in VTTI BV for $830m

      Vitol has bought out its partner in a leading oil tank business, as excess supply and growing world demand create more...

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    1. Energy in the Americas 2013

      An industry transformed by politics and science...
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    1. July 8, 2015

      Malaysia: well grounded

      Allegations of dirty money flows involving a government development fund have plagued the government of Najib Razak,...

    2. May 1, 2015

      Petronas offers C$1bn to native community to approve gas project

      A Petronas-led natural gas partnership in British Columbia is offering a Canadian aboriginal community C$1bn to approve...

    3. March 12, 2015

      Malaysia’s Petronas raises $5bn via bond issue

      Petronas, Malaysia’s state-owned energy group, has returned to the bond markets after a six-year absence with a $5bn...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      January 15, 2015

      Pylon in Kuala Lumpur

      Workers climb an electric pylon in Kuala Lumpur to install a high-voltage electric power transmission line. Currently...

    5. December 10, 2014

      Petronas signs Argentina shale deal

      Petronas signed a $550m deal with Argentina’s YPF to develop the South American country’s vast shale resources on...

    6. December 2, 2014

      Falling oil price shatters Asia’s assumptions

      Lower oil prices are causing people to rip up their assumptions about many things: the viability of certain deepwater...

    7. October 30, 2014

      Argentina seeks its own shale boom

      Argentina’s congress on Thursday approved reforms to a hydrocarbons law that are aimed at replicating the shale boom in...

    8. October 22, 2014

      British Columbia cuts tax in LNG push

      British Columbia has lowered its tax rate for liquefied natural gas sales, following extensive negotiations with oil...

    9. beyondbrics

      October 17, 2014

      Guest post: European energy security is a delicate balancing act

      By Riccardo Puliti of the EBRD Until recently the Nabucco pipeline, just like the chorus in Verdi’s opera of the same...

    10. October 13, 2014

      Statoil to sell stake in Caspian project for $2.25bn to Petronas

      Norway’s Statoil on Monday announced plans to sell its remaining stake in the Shah Deniz gas project in Azerbaijan as...

    11. beyondbrics

      October 9, 2014

      YPF chief says oil group back on global stage

      Argentina’s energy sector is a constant headache for the government – the fact that there are tankers charging hefty...

    12. September 29, 2014

      YPF and Petronas negotiating Pemex tie-up

      Argentina’s YPF and Malaysia’s Petronas are negotiating a joint-venture with Mexico’s Pemex – possibly starting with...

    13. September 26, 2014

      Oil companies eye Mexico’s ‘sweet shop’

      Mexico is “like a sweet shop in the oil business”, according to one executive, and international energy companies are...

    14. September 26, 2014

      Canada among wild cards dictating LNG growth

      When Philip Olivier was asked at a gas conference in Singapore this week what the biggest factor driving developments...

    15. September 25, 2014

      Petronas threatens to pull plug on $10bn Canada LNG project

      Petronas, Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas group, is threatening to pull the plug on a $10bn liquefied natural gas...

    16. August 13, 2014

      Petronas warns that 12% profit rise will be hard to repeat

      Petronas, Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas group, has warned of a difficult second half of the year as buoyant...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      June 12, 2014

      Staying cool in Kuala Lumpur

      Vincent Thian/AP Children play in the pool in front of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      May 15, 2014

      Red Bull racing

      Balazs Gardi/Breitling/Red Bull/AP Nigel Lamb of the UK with Matt Hall of Australia, Yoshihide Muroya of Japan and...

    19. September 20, 2013

      Asian groups dominate Brazil oil auction

      The auction for one of Brazil’s biggest oil discoveries attracted little interest from western companies, with the list...

    20. September 10, 2013

      Petronas pulls out of Venezuela heavy oil project Carabobo-1

      Petronas, the Malaysian state-owned oil company, is withdrawing from a multibillion-dollar oil project in Venezuela, in...

    21. August 29, 2013

      Fears grow over $850m lifeline for Batista

      Eike Batista, formerly Brazil’s richest man, is struggling to keep his oil company OGX afloat as fears grow that an...

    22. beyondbrics

      July 30, 2013

      Batista’s problems never seem to end

      Cade, Brazil’s antitrust regulator, has this week revealed it is investigating the purchase of Petrobras’s 40 per cent...

    23. beyondbrics

      June 13, 2013

      Vultures gather around OGX

      OGX has to be the bet of the year. No one really knows what will happen to the struggling oil and exploration company,...

    24. May 15, 2013

      An industry transformed by politics and science

      “There’s a whole ocean of oil under our feet!” When the film There Will Be Blood was released in 2007, that exclamation...

    25. May 14, 2013

      Dublin considers raising oil industry taxes

      Dublin is reviewing its generous fiscal regime for oil and gas companies following criticism from parliamentarians and...

    26. beyondbrics

      May 9, 2013

      New York headlines

      * South Korea cuts rates to 2.5% to boost growth * China counts cost of soaring vegetable prices * Rio Tinto chief...

    27. beyondbrics

      May 9, 2013

      London headlines

      * Egypt’s foreign reserves give cause for concern * China counts cost of soaring vegetable prices * Mexico presents...

    28. May 8, 2013

      Batista sells $850m stake in troubled oil assets to Petronas

      Eike Batista has sold a $850m stake in his troubled oil assets to Malaysia’s state-run Petronas as Brazil’s once...

    29. April 11, 2013

      Myanmar to reconsider energy contracts

      Myanmar has opened a long-awaited auction for 30 offshore oil and gas exploration blocks in its latest effort to...

    30. beyondbrics

      March 27, 2013

      Malaysia: election pledges mount up

      Election give-aways are the oldest political trick in the book. But in Malaysia the prime minister, Najib Razak, is...

    31. March 4, 2013

      Japex to take 10% Canada LNG stake

      Japan Petroleum Exploration is to take a 10 per cent stake in a Petronas-led liquefied natural gas project in Canada...

    32. beyondbrics

      December 7, 2012

      [snap]: Canada green lights Cnooc and Petronas deals

      Christmas has arrived early for China and Malaysia. On Friday, Canadian regulators approved the proposed $18bn...

    33. beyondbrics

      November 20, 2012

      Can Petronas ease Canada's concerns?

      It’s not often that the cities of Kuala Lumpur and Ottawa are mentioned in the same sentence. Yet the Malaysian and...

    34. beyondbrics

      November 12, 2012

      New York headlines

      * China to boost foreign access to markets * Singh promises second wave of reform * India: double data shock * Petronas...

    35. beyondbrics

      November 12, 2012

      London headlines

      *China to boost foreign access to markets *Singh promises second wave of reform *Petronas seeks to sway Canada on...

    36. November 11, 2012

      Petronas seeks to sway Canada on Progress

      Petronas, Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas group, has embarked on a two-pronged effort to overturn Canada’s...

    37. November 11, 2012

      Petronas shakes off its state-owned heritage

      To many, the name Petronas is associated with the twin, steel-clad towers of the same name that penetrate the sky over...

    38. November 5, 2012

      Malaysian group buys Seadrill rig unit

      Malaysia’s ambitions to become a leader in oil and gas exploration activities took a step forward after offshore energy...

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