PETRONAS, short for Petroliam Nasional Berhad, is a Malaysian oil and gas company that was founded on 17 August 1974. Wholly owned by the Government of Malaysia, the corporation is vested with the entire oil and gas resources in Malaysia and is entrusted with the responsibility of developing and adding value to these resources. PETRONAS is ranked among Fortune Global 500’s largest corporations in the world.
Revenue (2014): RM360 billion
Royal Dutch Shell plc (LSE: RDSA, RDSB), commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom. Created by the merger of Royal Dutch Petroleum and UK-based Shell Transport & Trading, and as of 2014 it is the fourth largest company in the world, in terms of revenue, and one of the six oil and gas “supermajors”.
Revenue (2014): RM1.2 trillion
3. Sime Darby
Sime Darby Berhad (MYX: 4197) is a major Malaysia-based multinational conglomerate involved in 5 core sectors: plantations, property, industrial, motors and energy & utilities. Sime Darby is listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
Revenue (2014): RM120 billion
Schlumberger Limited is the world’s largest oilfield services company. Schlumberger employs approximately 120,000 peoplerepresenting more than 140 nationalities working in more than 85 countries. Its principal offices are in Houston, Paris, London, andthe Hague. Schlumberger is incorporated in Curaçao as Schlumberger N.V. and trades on the New York Stock Exchange, Euronext Paris, the London Stock Exchange, and SIX Swiss Exchange.
Revenue (2014): RM180 billion
Google is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Most of its profits are derived from AdWords, an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results.
Revenue (2014): RM240 billion
6. SapuraKencana Petroleum
SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad (SapuraKencana) is a full-fledged upstream player and one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas services and solutions providers. SapuraKencana’s full spectrum of capabilities covers the entire value chain of exploration, development, production, rejuvenation, and decommissioning and abandonment.
Revenue (2014): RM40 billion
The world’s 5th largest company by revenue, ExxonMobil is also the second largest publicly traded company by market capitalization. The company was ranked No. 6 globally in Forbes Global 2000 list in 2014. ExxonMobil’s reserves were 25.2 billion BOE (barrels of oil equivalent) at the end of 2013 and the 2007 rates of production were expected to last more than 14 years.
Revenue (2014): RM1.2 trillion
8. Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines is the flag carrier of Malaysia and a member of theOneworld airline alliance. The company’s headquarters are located on the grounds of Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport inSubang, Selangor, Greater Kuala Lumpur. In August 2014, the Malaysian government’s sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional—which then owned 69.37% of the airline—announced its intention to purchase remaining ownership from minority shareholders and de-list the airline from Malaysia’s stock exchange, thereby renationalising the airline.
Revenue (2014): RM15.12 billion
Intel Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Intel is one of theworld’s largest and highest valued semiconductor chip makers, based on revenue. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers.
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer web browser.
Revenue (2014): RM300 billion