The Most Famous Oil Companies

Here is a list for the most famous oil companies in the world

Saudi Aramco

If we talk about oil companies , the most known one and the largest is (Saudi Aramco) which a Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company based in Dhahran(a city in Saudi Arabia). Saudi Aramco's value has been estimated at anywhere between US$1.25 trillion and US$10 trillion,making it the world's most valuable company.
Saudi Aramco has both the world's largest proven crude oil reserves, at more than 260 billion barrels, and largest daily oil production. Saudi Aramco owns, operates and develops all energy resources based in Saudi Arabia. According to a 2015 Forbes report, Aramco is said to be the world's largest oil and gas company.

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Is a large Russian company founded in 1989, which carries on the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas. The company name is a portmanteau of the Russian words Gazovaya Promyshlennost. The headquarters of Gazprom are in Moscow.
In 2011, Gazprom's proved and probable reserves of natural gas were 22.844 trillion cubic metres (806.7 trillion cubic feet) or 18.3 percent of the world's proved natural gas reserves. The reserves of crude oil were 1.216 billion tons and the reserves of gas condensate were 757.8 billion tons

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National Iranian Oil Company

a government-owned corporation under the direction of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran, is a national oil and natural gas producer and distributor headquartered in Tehran. It was established in 1948. NIOC ranks as the world's second largest oil company, after Saudi Arabia's state-owned Aramco.

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Exxon Mobil

Exxon Mobil Corporation is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas, which is a part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. was formed on November 30, 1999 by the merger of Exxon (formerly Standard Oil Company of New Jersey) and Mobil (formerly the Standard Oil Company of New York). The world's 9th largest company by revenue, ExxonMobil is also the fifth largest publicly traded company by market capitalization. The company was ranked No. 9 globally in Forbes Global 2000 list in 2016. ExxonMobil was the second most profitable company in the Fortune 500 in 2014.

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PetroChina Company Limited

Is a Chinese oil and gas company and is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), headquartered in Dongcheng District, Beijing. It is China's biggest oil producer. Traded in Hong Kong and New York, the mainland enterprise announced its plans to issue stock in Shanghai in November 2007.

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BP (British Petroleum)

Is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England. It is one of the world's seven oil and gas "supermajors", whose performance in 2012 made it the world's sixth-largest oil and gas company, the sixth-largest energy company by market capitalization and the company with the world's fifth-largest revenue (turnover). It is a vertically integrated company operating in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has renewable energy interests in biofuels and wind power.

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Is an American multinational energy corporation. One of the successor companies of Standard Oil, it is headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180 countries. Chevron is engaged in every aspect of the oil, natural gas, and geothermal energy industries, including hydrocarbon exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron is one of the world's largest oil companies; as of 2014, it ranked third in the Fortune 500 list of the top US closely held and public corporations and sixteenth on the Fortune Global 500 list of the top 500 corporations worldwide. It was also one of the Seven Sisters that dominated the global petroleum industry from the mid-1940s to the 1970s.
Chevron's downstream operations manufacture and sell products such as fuels, lubricants, additives and petrochemicals. The company's most significant areas of operations are the west coast of North America, the U.S. Gulf Coast, Southeast Asia, South Korea, Australia and South Africa. In 2010, Chevron sold an average 3.1 million barrels per day of refined products like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel.

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Is the world's largest oilfield services company. Schlumberger employs approximately 100,000 people representing more than 140 nationalities working in more than 85 countries. Schlumberger has four principal executive offices located in Paris, Houston, London, and the Hague.
Schlumberger was founded in 1926 by brothers Conrad and Marcel Schlumberger from the Alsace region in France as the Electric Prospecting Company The company recorded the first-ever electrical resistivity well log in Merkwiller-Pechelbronn, France in 1927. Today Schlumberger supplies the petroleum industry with services such as seismic acquisition and processing, formation evaluation, well testing and directional drilling, well cementing and stimulation, artificial lift, well completions, flow assurance and consulting, and software and information management. The company is also involved in the groundwater extraction and carbon capture and storage industries.

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"Chevron Corporation". N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Feb. 2017.
"Exxonmobil". N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Feb. 2017.
"Gazprom". N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Feb. 2017.
"National Iranian Oil Company". N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Feb. 2017.
"Petrochina". N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Feb. 2017.
"Saudi Aramco". N.p., 2017. Web. 20 Feb. 2017.