Top 10 oil and gas companies in the world

The . The oil industry is, in general terms, the most powerful in the world, together with the technological one. With . petroleum is made the plastic that we use daily, fuel derivatives that enable the movement of cars , airplanes, in addition to the operation of heating, the manufacture of insecticides, asphalt, synthetic rubber, detergents and even vaseline used to prepare ointments and cosmetics.
Therefore, it is not surprising to see that a company like Exxon Mobil has remained for the first time in the stock market rankings, and whose hegemony was broken briefly by Apple, in . United States .
To keep track of those movements, Forbes carries out year after year the World’s biggest public companies , a list that contains information on the 100 richest companies in the world, where of course those that operate in the oil sector stand out. We invite you to know the top ten of the so-called “Oil & Gas Operations”, by the magazine.

Exxon Mobil

Country: United States
Sales: 341.6 billion dollars
Revenue: $236.8 billion
Market Value: $ 363.3 billion

It is a manufacturer and marketer of . basic petrochemical products , including aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, as well as a wide range of specialized products, although it also has interests in electric power generation facilities . The company has several divisions, including Exxon Mobil, Exxon, Esso and Mobil.02

Royal Dutch Shell

Country Netherlands
Revenue: $264.9 billion
Market Value: $210 billion

Royal Dutch Shell was founded in February 1907 and is headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands. Shell is an independent oil and gas company, although it also has interests in chemical products and others . business related to energy. The company operates in three segments: Upstream , Downstream and Corporate. The first explores and extracts crude oil and natural gas, the second converts petroleum into a wide range of refined products for domestic, industrial and transport use, while the corporate segment includes the non-operational support activities of the Dutch company.03


Country: China
Revenue: $274.6 billion
Market Value: $203.8 billion

PetroChina Company Limited is an oil producer that, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures a wide range of petroleum products . The different divisions of the company include Exploration and Production, Refining and Chemistry, Marketing and Natural Gas.04

Petrobras- Petroleum Brazil

Brazil country
Sales: 121.3 mmdd
Benefits: 21.2 mmdd
Market value: 238.8 mmd

The main activities of the Brazilian group are the production, exploration, distribution, import and export of oil, gas, energy and its derivatives. Its product lines include: . gasoline , diesel, oil, LPG, natural gas, kerosene, solvents, paraffin, fertilizers, sulfur and aviation fuels. It is present in 27 countries on four continents.05


Country: Russia
Revenue: $102.1 billion
Market Value: $57.1 billion

Gazprom employs more than 449,000 people and has assets worth $250.24 billion. The company, which was founded in 1989, is headquartered in Moscow. In addition to operating gas pipeline systems, this company is also a gas supplier to European countries. The company is less involved in oil production , refining activities, generating electricity and heat. In February 2011, the company acquired a 50% stake in South Stream Austria GmbH.06


Country: United States
Revenue: $129.9 billion
Market Value: $192.3 billion

Chevron manages its investments in subsidiaries and subsidiaries, and also offers administrative, financial, management and technological support services to states. Its operations of chemical products include the manufacture and commercialization of plastics for industrial uses, fuel additives and lubricating oil.07


Country France
Revenue: $143.4 billion
Market Value: $121.9 billion

It has operations in more than 130 countries, and as its name indicates, it is dedicated to the “total” business of the oil industry, including Upstream and Downstream operations. It also manufactures basic chemical products (petrochemicals and fertilizers) and specialized chemicals for the industrial and consumer markets.08


Country: United States
Revenue: 29.11 billion USD
Market Cap: 74.69B

It is the third largest oil company in the United States. It has four business verticals: oil exploration and production; development, processing and commercialization of natural gas; refinancing, marketing, transportation and supply of oil; and production and distribution of chemicals and plastics.09

Reliance Industries (India)

Country: India
Revenue: $42.2 billion
Market Value: $50.6 billion

Reliance Industries is an Indian company founded by Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani in 1966. The company is headquartered in Mumbai, has over $91.54 billion dollars in assets and employs more than 23,853 people.
It specialises in the exploration and production of oil and gas, petroleum refining and marketing textiles, retail and special economic zones. The company is also involved in the marketing of petrochemicals, polyester, plastics and chemicals.10


Country: Italy
Market Cap of 60.49B
Revenue: 70.98 billion EUR

ENI has operations in 77 countries and operates in five segments: exploration and production, gas and electricity, refining and marketing, petrochemicals and other segments. In August 2010, it sold one of its subsidiaries, Padana Energía.

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