World’s Top 5 Oil & Gas Companies

With the ever growing demand for oil and oil products across the globe, the oil and gas industry has always been a thriving one. Here’s a look at world’s 5 largest oil and gas companies that currently rule this industry.

  1. ExxonMobil (USA) – Formed through the merger of Exxon and Mobil back in 1999, ExxonMobil is today headquartered in Texas and involved in exploration, development and distribution of oil, gas and petroleum products.

Sales Revenue: $236.8 billion

Market Value: $363.3 billion

  1. PetroChina (China) – Founded in November, 1999 and headquartered in Beijing, PetroChina is involved not only in exploration, development, production and sale of crude oil and natural gas but also in refining crude oil and petroleum products.

Sales Revenue: $274.6 billion

Market Value: $203.8 billion

  1. Chevron (USA) – Established in 1906, this energy company headquartered in California offers administrative, financial, management and tech support to national and international subsidiaries involved in power generation, energy services and petroleum, chemicals and mining operations.

Sales Revenue: $129.9 billion

Market Value: $192.3 billion

  1. Total (France) – Started in 1924 and headquartered in Courbevoie, Total’s oil and gas exploration, development, production and marketing business is split into 3 section

  • Upstream

  • Refining & Chemicals

  • Marketing & Services

Sales Revenue: $143.4 billion

Market Value: $121.9 billion

  1. Sinopec (China) – Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Beijing, Sinopec manufactures chemicals and petrochemical products, working through 5 sections

  • Polyester Chips

  • Bottle-Grade Polyester Chips

  • Staple & Hollow Fibre

  • Filament and Purified Terephthalic Acid

Sales Revenue: $283.6 billion

Market Value: $89.9 billion

Sources of Reference:

https://www.forbes.com/pictures/flhm45edljk/the-worlds-largest-oil/#204c13d9349b

http://www.energydigital.com/utilities/4466/Top-10-oil-and-gas-companies-in-the-world

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ExxonMobil

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