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Malaysian national oil and gas company Petronas is paying between €600,000 ($692,000) and €900,000 per year for a package of branding and hospitality rights at the Thailand and Malaysian legs of the Mot…

DHL signs for Copa Libertadores as Conmebol seeks market value. Under the one-season deal, agreed with the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol), DHL also becomes the Official Global Courier of the confederation.

Malaysian government-owned oil and gas company Petronas has become the fifth Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games and ASEAN Para Games and moved the organising committee within striking distance of its revenue target.

For 2016-17, we have researched 94 properties, including 45 deal values, and covering 27 brands to map out the sponsorship landscape in the oil and gas sector.

Two deals agreed in the last month by the Chinese Super League suggest the league is on course for a big increase – possibly 100 per cent – in sponsorship revenues in the next cycle.

German motor oil manufacturer Liqui Moly has been unveiled as one of eight official sponsors of the European Handball Federation’s men’s Euro 2020 national team tournament, upgrading its previous advertising par…

The future of Petrobras’ sponsorship deal with Formula One motor-racing team McLaren has come under further doubt after Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, claimed that he has directed that the oil com…

British chemicals company Ineos has made its latest investment in sport by sponsoring a new attempt by Kenyan athletics great Eliud Kipchoge to break the two-hour marathon banner

The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association of Football (Concacaf) has signed up lubricants and automotive services supplier Valvoline as the latest sponsor for its 2019 Gold…

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Oil and gas company BP has made Formula One the centre of its sponsorship portfolio with two team deals for the 2017 season.

Price and racing performance were the driving factors in the transfer of sponsorship loyalties by two brands from the McLaren Honda Formula One team to Red Bull Racing in the last 12 months

Oil and gas company ExxonMobil has doubled up on its non-motorsports portfolio, again in basketball, securing a multiyear deal with the National Basketball Association.

State-controlled Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) became an Official Sponsor of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games last month in a deal worth around one per cent of the offer it tabled five years ago to become a tier one domestic sponsor of the 2016 Summer Games.

France-based oil and gas company Total is looking to secure agreements that support its ‘One Ambition, One Total’ diversification policy, a direction that includes its recent mega-deal with the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Oil and gas company Total has added to its continental football portfolio and more than tripled the annual value of the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) top sponsorship package.

Indiana-based motor oil brand PennGrade Motor Oil has signed the most-valuable race sponsorship contract in IndyCar history, as presenting sponsor of the flagship Indianapolis 500 event.

Oil company Shell uses it sponsorship exposure in five major motorsports series to meet very different branding and business-to-business objectives

World Superbikes (WSBK) has met its five-year sponsorship target, from 2013 to 2017, three years early and has secured just under half of that total until 2020 with a new series title deal.

Motor oil company Castrol is paying a higher fee per year for its renewed deal with the National Football League (NFL) after rights to activate the partnership in Mexico and run a fantasy football competition were added to the new contract.

The South American Football Confederation, Conmebol, secured an increase of at least 20 per cent in the value of the naming rights to its second-tier club competition, the Copa Sudamericana, in its deal last month with oil and gas company Total.