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Cignal dethrones Petron, sets title match vs F2 Logistics

Aug 22, 2019 - 11:45 PM

The HD Spikers lean on veterans Rachel Ann Daquis and Jovelyn Gonzaga to advance to the PSL Finals for the first time in two years

VETERAN SMARTS. Cignal star Rachel Ann Daquis shows off her prowess yet again in the do-or-die semifinal match. Photo from PSL

Petron says TRAIN law encouraged illegal business activities

Aug 07, 2019 - 2:20 PM

Petron says higher taxes not only led to a 72% drop in its net income for the 1st half of 2019, it also encouraged illegal practices in the oil industry

PSL: Petron snaps Generika-Ayala's streak for solo 2nd place

Jul 09, 2019 - 10:46 PM

Petron and Foton get off to stunning wins in the 2019 PSL All-Filipino Conference

ON TRACK. The Petron Blaze Spikers are still on the path to their title defense. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron, Foton sweep separate PSL foes

Jul 06, 2019 - 11:14 PM

The Blaze Spikers bank on a returning star to roll to a 4-1 record as the Tornadoes also climb to 3-3

IN CONTROL. The Petron Blaze Spikers stay on top of their game. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron outlasts Cignal in PSL thriller; Foton downs PLDT

Jun 30, 2019 - 12:45 AM

The Blaze Spikers rebound from their first loss with a five-set escape over the HD Spikers

GRITTY WIN. The Petron Blaze Spikers get back on the winning track after surviving Cignal’s huge challenge. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: Kalei Mau proves worth in F2 Logistics' win over Petron

Jun 28, 2019 - 11:39 AM

Kalei Mau becomes a game changer in F2 Logistics' rivalry match against Petron

X-FACTOR. Kalei Mau's presence is vital to F2 Logistics' overall game. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron, Cignal, PLDT dispose of foes in PSL

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:39 PM

Petron remains unbeaten, Cignal comes out triumphant in first game, while PLDT goes on a winning streak

STRUGGLING. The Marinerang Pilipina Skippers remain winless in the Philippine Superliga. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


PSL: Petron snatches first win over Marinerang Pilipina

Jun 20, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Petron shows no mercy in its bid for a 3-peat Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference title

HOT START. Petron blazes off to a dominant All-Filipino Conference title defense. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: Petron sets sights on All-Filipino title run

May 07, 2019 - 7:21 PM

After ruling the Grand Prix, the Blaze Spikers aim for another championship romp

CHAMPS AGAIN. Petron successfully defends its PSL Grand Prix crown after outlasting F2 Logistics in the finals. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

TRAIN law crushes Petron's earnings in Q1 2019

May 07, 2019 - 6:00 PM

The Philippines' largest oil refining and marketing company reports a drastic 77.6% drop in consolidated net income, as the 2nd phase of the TRAIN law kicks in

Petron completes PSL back-to-back title romp

May 04, 2019 - 11:45 PM

The Blaze Spikers outlast F2 Logistics in the do-or-die finale

BACK ON TOP. The Petron Blaze Spikers celebrate another dominant run. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron rallies past F2 Logistics, forces do-or-die Game 3

May 02, 2019 - 11:45 PM

The Blaze Spikers stay alive behind imports Katherine Bell and Stephanie Niemer

BOUNCE BACK. Mika Reyes (center) and the Petron Blaze Spikers shake off their stunning Game 1 loss. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: Cargo Movers snap Blaze Spikers’ win streak, take Game 1

May 01, 2019 - 11:15 AM

F2 Logistics halts Petron’s 17-game winning run in the championship opener to move within a win of the PSL crown

STUNNER. F2 Logistics pulls off a Game 1 upset over the erstwhile unbeaten Petron. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron wins 16th straight to inch closer to PSL finals

Apr 24, 2019 - 7:55 PM

The Blaze Spikers buck off a rare set loss to remain unbeaten in the Grand Prix

POWERHOUSE. Stephanie Niemer and Petron prove too much for Cignal. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


Petron sweeps United VC to end PSL prelims perfect

Apr 02, 2019 - 7:11 AM

The Blaze Spikers enter the quarterfinals as the No. 1 team with a spotless 14-0 record

QUICK WORK. Shannen Palec and United VC prove no match for powerhouse Petron in the PSL. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


D-League: Balanza topscores as Letran survives Munzon, AMA

Mar 05, 2019 - 8:11 PM

Returning Jerrick Balanza also bounces back with 18 points to lead Letran

COMEBACK. After struggling through his first game back, Jerrick Balanza immediately scorches hot in his second game. Photo from PBA Images

D-League: Manganti, Che’lu escape Pasaol, Letran in thriller

Feb 28, 2019 - 8:36 PM

Sean Manganti and the Che’lu Revellers spoil new Letran coach Bonnie Tan's debut

NOT ENOUGH. Petron-Letran falls short despite Alvin Pasaol’s huge double-double outing against Che’lu. Photo by PBA Images

PSEi reshuffle: Bloomberry in, Petron out

Feb 08, 2019 - 3:53 PM

PSE president and CEO Ramon Monzon says the changes reflect the 'dynamic changes in the company performance vis-à-vis the standards set by the exchange'

Denden Lazaro leaves Cocolife to suit up for Petron

Jan 08, 2019 - 7:18 PM

Denden Lazaro vies for her first PSL title as she transfers to the multi-titled Petron Blaze Spikers

TITLE PURSUIT. Denden Lazaro is expected to boost Petron's floor defense. Photo from release

Petron goes back-to-back in 2018 PSL All-Filipino Conference

Dec 20, 2018 - 9:07 PM

The Petron Blaze Spikers deliver another masterclass as they defeat the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers

BACK-TO-BACK. The Petron Blaze Spikers cap off another dominant conference with a title. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

Petron, Foton remain on top of PSL All-Filipino conference

Nov 20, 2018 - 10:29 PM

The Petron Blaze Spikers sweep Sta. Lucia while the Foton Tornadoes overpower Cocolife

UPPER HAND. Foton's Carmina Aganon's shot cruises through the Cocolife blockade of Arianee Angustia and Shang Berte. Photo from release

Petron, Generika-Ayala sustain hot streaks

Nov 17, 2018 - 8:15 PM

The Blaze Spikers and the Lifesavers clobber separate opponents in straight sets in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference

ATTACK. Generika-Ayala star Patty Orendain gets one to sail past the defensive wall of Smart’s Joyce Sta. Rita and Jasmine Nabor. Photo from PSL

Supreme Court rules BIR can't collect P3-B tax from Petron, Shell

Sep 19, 2018 - 3:07 PM

Dubbed as the tax refund scam of the 1990s, Petron and Shell win big in the Supreme Court

Supreme Court of the Philippines in PAdre Faura on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

F2 Logistics sweeps Petron, bags PSL crown

Jul 28, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The Cargo Movers lean on MVP Ara Galang and Aby Maraño to capture their 3rd volleyball title

BACK ON TOP. F2 Logistics rebounds from last conference's heartbreak. Photo from PSL

PH team dominates Smart for 3rd PSL win

Jul 12, 2018 - 10:15 PM

Despite the Nationals' victory, coach Shaq Delos Santos says there's still a need to get the team in sync

UNITED. The Philippine women's volleyball team manages to pull through despite a depleted roster. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron, F2 stalwarts play double duty in 2018 PSL Invitational

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:25 PM

The national volleyball team players face a grueling grind of playing two games in one day

UNIQUE. The 2018 PSL Invitational will feature the national team and collegiate teams UP Lady Maroons and UE Lady Warriors. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

PH team head coach respects Creamline players' absence in PSL

Jun 21, 2018 - 5:59 PM

Shaq delos Santos says the national volleyball team's overseas training – which Alyssa Valdez and Jia Morado plan to join – can boost the Philippines' chances in the Asian Games

DUAL ROLE. Aside from the national team, Shaq delos Santos will be handling his club Petron Blaze Spikers in the 2018 PSL Invitationals. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

Shaq delos Santos debuts as head coach of women's national volleyball team

Jun 05, 2018 - 9:19 AM

The recently crowned PSL champion coach will take the reins from Ramil de Jesus

DEBUT. Shaq delos Santos will be seeing action with the national team again but this time as the women's volleyball head coach. Photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

Petron's Rondina-Pons tandem captures PSL beach volley crown

May 27, 2018 - 9:19 PM

The powerhouse pair overwhelms the Sta. Lucia Realty duo of Jackie Estoquia and DM Demontano to rule for the second straight year

WINNING FORM. After an impressive showing in a recent international tournament, Sisi Rondina teams up with Bernadeth Pons to capture the PVL championship.

Powerhouse Rondina-Pons pair rallies in PSL beach volley opener

May 23, 2018 - 6:08 PM

Petron's Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons kick off their title defense with a comeback win over Generika-Ayala's Fiola Ceballos and Patty Orendain

OPENING BID. Fiola Ceballos of  Generika-Ayala A gets past the defense of Bernadeth Pons of Petron XCS, but in the end, Pons and partner Sisi Rondina pull off a comeback win to start their title defense.

Petron gets income boost from Bataan refinery

May 08, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Ramon Ang, chief of the country's largest oil retailer, says 'stable and improved operating efficiencies' in Bataan significantly contributed to the company's performance in the 1st quarter of the year

PETRON. In this file photo, a gasoline attendant loads petrol to motorcycle at Petron station in Manila on May 12, 2009. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Blazing Petron pens perfect ending to PSL campaign

May 06, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Everything's sweet now for PSL champion Petron and MVP Lindsay Stalzer, who says last year's bid left 'a bitter taste'

BLAZING WIN. The Petron Blaze Spikers celebrate their return to the top after downing F2 Logistics in the winner-take-all finals match. Photo from PSL

Petron gets payback, snares PSL Grand Prix crown

May 05, 2018 - 9:03 PM

Learning from last year's heartbreak, Petron dethrones rival F2 Logistics in the winner-take-all match

NO REPEAT. Lindsay Stalzer, Remy Palma and the Petron Blaze Spikers put a stop to F2 Logistics' title-retention bid.

La Salle’s tireless Majoy Baron to play second volley championship match

May 04, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Just 3 days after the Lady Spikers' UAAP title romp, the former MVP suits up for F2 Logistics' finals duel against Petron

ON A ROLL. La Salle's Majoy Baron hopes to win two titles in one week. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

F2 Logistics forces do-or-die PSL title match vs Petron

May 03, 2018 - 9:58 PM

Playing all out, the Cargo Movers believe they came mentally prepared in Game 2 of the best-of-three finals series

NO SURRENDER. Aby Marano, Kim Fajardo an the rest of the F2 Logistics put up a fight against Lindsay Stalzer and Petron in Game 2. Photo from PSL

Cocolife downs Cignal, sets semifinal showdown vs Petron

Apr 17, 2018 - 7:29 PM

(UPDATED) Channon Thompson shines as Foton trips Sta. Lucia, claims last Final Four berth

Acy Masangkay and the rest of the Cignal crew struggle on the floor as Cocolife secures a win and a semifinal berth in the PSL. Photo from PSL

Petron is main income driver of San Miguel in 2017

Mar 15, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Petron ends 2017 with a 30% higher net income at P14.1 billion on strong sales volumes from the Philippines and Malaysia

HIGHER INCOME. The country's most diversified conglomerate, led by tycoon Ramon Ang, ends 2017 with higher recurring net income mainly on strong performance of Petron. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Stalzer lifts Petron Blaze past Generika-Ayala in PSL

Mar 06, 2018 - 7:36 PM

The Blaze are unbeaten in five outings in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix

VICTORY. The victorious Petron Blaze Spikers. Photo by Philippine Superliga Images

Oil firms cut prices for 2nd straight time

Feb 18, 2018 - 8:40 PM

The price of gasoline goes down by P1.05 per liter, diesel by P1.25 per liter, and kerosene by P1.20 per liter on Sunday, February 18

OIL ROLLBACK. Motorists gas up at a gasoline station in Paco, Manila on January 10, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Petron expects expansion deal in Malaysia done in 2020

Jan 01, 2018 - 3:42 PM

Its proposed expansion project in Malaysia is seen to cost $3.5 billion and boost its capacity by 90,000 barrels a day

PETRON. In this file photo, a gasoline attendant loads petrol to motorcycle at Petron station in Manila on May 12, 2009. Jay Directo/AFP

Fueled by her brother's death, MJ Perez steers F2 Logistics to first PSL Grand Prix title

Dec 17, 2017 - 10:52 AM

Few knew Maria Jose Perez was carrying a weight heavier than bringing her team a championship

HEAVY HEART. Bearing the grief of her brother's death, Maria Jose Perez showed strength in delivering the Cargo Movers a PSL Grand Prix title. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc

F2 Logistics topples Petron in do-or-die PSL finals clash, nabs first Grand Prix title

Dec 16, 2017 - 7:29 PM

The F2 Logistics Cargo Movers deliver when it matters most, closing out the series in 4 sets to win the title

CHAMPIONS. The Cargo Movers have closed out the show in the fourth set to win their first PSL Grand Prix title. Photo from PSL's Twitter page

F2 Logistics pulls plug on Petron in 5-set thriller, forces do-or-die in PSL finals

Dec 14, 2017 - 10:36 PM

F2 Logistics’ locals have stellar performances with Aby Marano, Majoy Baron and Cruz scoring 12, 10 and 8 markers apiece.

COMEBACK. Fighting for survival, F2 pulled off a major comeback in the fourth set before winning the fifth set and forcing a deciding game 3. Photo from PSL's Twitter account

It’s the perfect time to peak, says Petron's Stalzer

Dec 13, 2017 - 9:43 PM

The Petron Blaze Spikers are confident of sweeping the finals

SWEEP. The Petron Blaze Spikers are looking for a finals sweep. Photo from Philippine Superliga Facebook

Stalzer, Hurley combine for 40 as Petron wins PSL finals opener

Dec 12, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Petron now leads F2 1-0 in the PSL best-of-three finals

Stalzer, Hurley scorch hot as Petron eliminates Foton to return to PSL finals

Dec 09, 2017 - 10:17 PM

The Petron Blaze Spikers claim the right to challenge the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers in the best-of-3 finals of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix

Petron survives valiant effort from Generika-Ayala to enter PSL semis

Dec 05, 2017 - 11:18 PM

The Petron Blaze Spikers take the harder route against the stubborn Generika-Ayala Lifesavers before claiming a semifinals berth in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix

3 hurt in Mandaluyong gasoline station fire

Nov 24, 2017 - 6:54 PM

The MMDA is looking into a construction accident as the possible cause of the explosion near the exclusive Wack Wack Subdivision

Petron hands Foton its first loss to clinch top spot in PSL

Nov 14, 2017 - 10:33 PM

Petron now leads the standings with a 5-1 card while Foton suffers its first loss in 5 outings

Photo from Facebook

Petron bounces back from previous loss with sweep of UST

Nov 09, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Aiza Maizo-Pontillas topscores for Petron with 10 points despite playing for only two sets while Remy Joy Palma and Lindsay Stalzer add 8 points apiece

POWER. Petron’s Lindsay Stalzer powers a hit over UST’s Caitlyn Virat and Alina Bicar. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler