Top 10 largest energy companies in the world

Platts, which provides information on prices in the energy, petrochemical, metals and agriculture markets, has issued an annual list of the world's largest energy companies. The numerical ranking of each company is calculated using the value of assets, income, profit and return on the invested money.

The rating, which includes 250 companies, is used by industrialists and financiers to identify the largest players in the field of energy, to monitor global trends, and to measure the effectiveness of their own activities in comparison with competitors.

Here's how Platts distributed seats in the top 10 of the world's largest energy companies .Over the past year, their combined profit amounted to 119 billion dollars, and total revenue - 1.87 trillion dollars.

Table of Contents:

  • 10. OJSC Rosneft Oil Co
  • 9. Valve Energy Corp.
  • 8. Valero Energy Corp
  • 7. ConocoPhillips
  • 6. Phillips 66
  • 5. PetroChina Co Ltd
  • 4. CNOOC Ltd
  • 3. Royal Dutch Shellplc
  • 2. Chevron Corp
  • 1. Exxon Mobil Corp

10. OJSC Rosneft Oil Co

Russian Rosneft, established in 1995, is the leader of the domestic oil industry and one of the largest private energy companies in the world. Its name is in the government list of strategic enterprises and organizations of the Russian Federation. In the Platts rating, Rosneft lost four positions compared to 2014, suffering from the collapse of the ruble, but the company is a good example of import substitution in Russia.

9. China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd

The Chinese coal king is number two( after Peabody Energy) in the list of the largest coal producers in the world in terms of capitalization.

8. Valero Energy Corp

The oil company, headquartered in Texas, is one of the top 100 corporations that emit the most polluting substances over the US.Valero Energy Corp's manufacturing facilities are located in 40 states of America, as well as in the Caribbean, Canada and Latin America.

7. ConocoPhillips

Was formed by merging Conoco Inc.and Phillips Petroleum in 2001.He is engaged in search, extraction and processing of "black gold" and "blue fuel" in thirty countries of the world.

6. Phillips 66

In 2014, this oil refining company was engaged in the construction of pipelines and oil refineries, as well as export terminals in the United States. Phillips 66 produces oils and lubricants for industrial and civil applications.

5. PetroChina Co Ltd

The largest oil and gas producer in China. PetroChina sells its oil and gas products at prices determined by the Chinese government.

4. CNOOC Ltd

Another Chinese company, ranked among the top 10 largest energy companies in 2015, is a member of the government-controlled oil oligopoly. CNOOC Ltd receives a 51% stake in any marine project in which a foreign oil corporation participates. This allows the company to shift to the shoulders of foreigners the entire burden of exploration costs and reap its rewards.

3. Royal Dutch Shell plc

The Anglo-Dutch oil giant, headquartered in the Netherlands. Explores, extracts and processes oil and gas. Motor oils from Shell are annually included in the rating of the best. Also engaged in renewable energy sources in the form of wind and biofuel.

2. Chevron Corp

In 2014, this US energy corporation took the third place in the Fortune 500 - the list of the largest( in terms of sales) companies in the United States of America and 16th position in the Fortune Global 500 - the list of 500 best corporations around the world.

1. Exxon Mobil Corp

has been holding the title of the largest energy company in the world for 11 consecutive years. This integrated oil and gas company, created by John Rockefeller in 1882, participates in the exploration, extraction and sale of oil and natural gas. It also produces and sells petrochemical products, including olefins, polyolefins and aromatics.