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Malaysia's Petronas, Saudi Aramco to enter US$7b oil refinery deal

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on Monday that Saudi Arabia's state oil company will invest US$7 billion into an oil refinery to be set up by Malaysian oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas).

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on Monday that Saudi Arabia's state oil company will invest US$7 billion into an oil refinery to be set up by Malaysian oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas).

Mr Najib said the decision was made before noon on Monday after discussions between top executives from Petronas and Saudi Aramco to build the plant, part of Malaysia's Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) project in Pengerang in the southern state of Johor.

REUTERS

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