Tag: petronas

Quartararo dominates Malaysia practice with lap record

Fabio Quartararo clocked the fastest practice time and set a new lap record at Sepang Friday ahead of the Malaysian MotoGP, a boost for the French rookie after he crashed out in Australia. The 20-year-old Petronas Yamaha rider, whose race at Phillip Island last week...

Tragic end for Singaporean who was driving to KLIA from Johor

Kuala Lumpur – A Singaporean man was found dead in his car parked at a Petronas gas station in Kuala Lumpur after completing a 336 kilometre trip from Johor. Based on a viral video uploaded in YouTube by a bystander commenting on the incident, the...

Explosion at Johor oil and gas facility, 2 injured

Johor Baru/Singapore -  During the early hours of April 12 (Friday), a loud explosion was heard by those living on the east side of Singapore. The blast came from a Petronas oil and gas facility in Pengerang, Johor located 15km away from Singapore. Malay Mail...

Petronas back in the game with strong mid-year results

Despite the heavy beating oil and gas companies are still suffering from the steep fall in oil prices since 2014, Malaysia's oil giant Petronas said it registered strong earnings for the first half of 2017. It said the positive earnings were contributed by higher average realised...

The collapse of Petronas Pacific Northwest LNG project

While the Malaysian energy company said it remains committed to developing its gas assets in Canada, Petronas announced yesterday it has, along with its partners, decided not to proceed with the Pacific NorthWest LNG project at Port Edward in British Columbia in Canada. "The decision was...

Fading from Malaysia F1 will still rule in Asian cities

The Malaysian Grand Prix will hold its final edition on Oct. 1, bringing an end to one of the longest-running Formula One races in Asia. The race struggled in recent years to attract fans and local television viewers and this is perhaps a confirmation of...

Without Aramco Petronas could not guarantee Pengerang jobs?

A Malaysian Minister added more pain to the already trolling criticism over whether Malaysia's oil giant Petronas was forced to enter a deal with Saudi Arabia's Aramco or not when he blasted an opposition MP on the issue. In his statement, the Minister in the...

Facing disgruntled car owners, Malaysia to allow fuel discounts?

  Fearing a backlash in the elections year, the Malaysian authorities are putting up in place a mechanism that will allow fuel station operators to offer discounted fuel prices soon. The mechanism came into place today, and Petronas Dagangan Bhd (PetDag), the owner of the Petronas pump...

Minister says helped in Aramco deal, Petronas denies pressure!

In an interview with Malay Mail published today, Petronas downstream chief executive officer and group executive vice president Md Arif Mahmood denied rumours the oil giant was forced into a deal with Saudi Arabia's Aramco in the Pengerang Integrated Complex's (PIC) Rapid project. However, the controversy is left...

Uncertainties could plague Petronas’s Canada project

Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Bhd or Petronas voiced its concerns over the global gas glut, putting in question whether it will move forward in the US$27 billion (RM120.42 billion) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on the British Colombia's Pacific Coast. With the Canadians not necessarily in...