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Court decides today whether Petronas can proceed with legal challenge against Sarawak


Petronas is seeking a stay order in respect of the Sarawak government’s commencement to regulate upstream activities in the state under the Sarawak Oil Mining Ordinance 1958 (OMO) beginning July 1 this year

Petronas is seeking a stay order in respect of the Sarawak government’s commencement to regulate upstream activities in the state under the Sarawak Oil Mining Ordinance 1958 (OMO) beginning July 1 this year

PUTRAJAYA: Petroliam National Berhad (Petronas) will know today if it can commence proceedings in the Federal Court against the Sarawak government pertaining to the regulatory authority over upstream oil and gas activities in Sarawak.

Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Ahmad Maarop is set the date to deliver the decision on whether to allow Petronas’ application for leave to commence the proceedings after he had heard submissions from lawyer Datuk Malik Imtiaz Sarwar, who represented Petronas, and Datuk JC Fong, who appeared for the Sarawak government.

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