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68. Petronas
Rank: 68 (Previous rank: 86)
CEO: Shamsul Azhar Abbas
Employees: 43,860
Address: Tower 1, Petronas Twin Towers
Kuala Lumpur, 50088
Country: Malaysia
Website: www.petronas.com.my

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  $ millions % change from 2010
Revenues 97,355.4 26.6
Profits 21,915.3 25.4
Assets 157,377.2 --
Stockholders' equity 89,296.2 --
Profits as % of  
Revenues 22.5
Assets 13.9254
From the July 23, 2012 issue
Government owned 50% or more.
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.
Changed fiscal year-end to Dec. from March. The figures this year are for the 12 months ended March 31, 2012.
Excise taxes have been deducted.
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U.S. 132
China 73
Japan 68
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Wal-Mart Stores 2,200,000
China National Petroleum 1,668,072
State Grid 1,583,000
Company 2011 Profits
($ millions)
Gazprom $44,459.6
Exxon Mobil $41,060
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China $32,214.1
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