The Government Oil Play

Heiman, Christopher; Schmall, Emily
June 2008
Forbes Asia;6/2/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p56
The article offers suggestions for investing in petroleum companies. It states that the investor could buy shares in government-owned oil companies like Saudi Aramco, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and Petróleos de Venezuela SA. It mentions that hybrid state-controlled oil companies like Gazprom, StatoilHydro ASA, and Petrobras ASA are decent investments for outsiders. It also presents a chart showing the percentage of government's share in various companies.


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