Wires

MALAYSIA-PRESS-Petronas eyes oil well exploration in Sri Lanka-Malaysian Reserve

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is consideringoil well explorations off the shores of Sri Lanka, possibly nearthe Palk Straits and the Mannar Basin bordering India and theisland state.

It is learnt that the government of Sri Lanka has invitedPetronas, through the Malaysian government, to study and reviewthe possibly of working together in exploiting oil and gas (O&G)resources in the straits and the Mannar basin.

---- PREVIOUS ITEMS:

S Korean, French firms invest 2bln rgt in bio-tec hplant-Business Times

---- Axiata in Myanmar telecoms race-The Star ----

NOTE: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouchfor its accuracy.

((Kuala Lumpur newsroom, +603 2333-8046, fax +603 2161-3340,areuters@gmail.com))

(Reuters)

Keywords: MALAYSIA PRESS/