A towering success

PETROLEUM

It is no surprise that the world’s tallest building was built by Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), an energy firm based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This ambitious company is said to see the Petronas Towers it resides in as a status symbol and one that demonstrates its dominant position over the surrounding markets, both within its own borders and further afield. The huge building certainly reflects how the firm’s revenues tower over those of other Malaysian businesses.

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