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The World’s Top Biggest Companies Enjoying Highest Profits

Updated on January 22, 2011

This hub is all about World’s Most Biggest Profitable Companies that are enjoying great Revenue against their investment. Among top 10 profitable companies five belong with the Oil and Gas Industry.

Gazprom

Gazprom is one of the world’s largest energy companies. Its major business lines are geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing and marketing of hydrocarbons as well as generation and marketing of heat and electric power. Gazprom’s mission is to ensure maximally efficient and balanced gas supply to Russian customers and reliably fulfill long-term gas export contracts.

CEO: Alexei Miller

Country: Russisa

Industry: Oil & Gas

Profit: US $24.33 Billion

Sales: US $115.25 Billion

Total Assets: US $234.77 Billion

Employees: 432,000

Stock Listing: Russian Trading System (RTS)

Headquarters: Moscow, Russia

China Mobile

China Mobile Limited provides mobile voice and multimedia services through its nationwide mobile telecommunications network, the largest of its kind in the world. Also the most valuable mobile telecommunications company in the world and a state-owned enterprise.

CEO: Li Yue

Country: Hong Kong/China                         

Industry: Telecommunications

Profit: US $16.87 Billion

Sales: US $66.22 Billion

Total Assets: US $104.46 Billion

Employees: 145,934

Stock Listing: Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK)

Headquarters: Hong Kong, China

ExxonMobil

ExxonMobi is the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, providing energy that helps underpin growing economies and improve living standards around the world.

CEO: Rex W. Tillerson

Country: United States

Industry: Oil & Gas

Profit: US $19.28 Billion

Sales: US $275.56 Billion

Total Assets: US $233.32 Billion

Employees: 90,800

Stock Listing: New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Headquarters: Irving, Texas, United States

Petrobras

Petrobras is driven by the challenge of supplying the energy that can propel development and ensure the future of the society with competency, ethics, cordiality, and respect for diversity.

 CEO: José Sérgio Gabrielli de Azevedo  

Country: Brazil                  

Industry: Oil and Gas

Profit: US $16.63 Billion

Sales: US $104.81 Billion

Total Assets: US $198.26 Billion

Employees: 38,908

Stock Listing: BM&FBOVESPA Stock Exchange (BM&F Bovespa)

Headquarters: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

PetroChina

PetroChina Company Limited is the largest oil and gas producer and distributor, playing a dominant role in the oil and gas industry in China. It is not only one of the companies with the biggest sales revenue in China, but also one of the largest oil companies in the world.

CEO: Zhou Jiping              

Country: China                 

Industry: Oil and Gas

Profit: US $16.80 Billion

Sales: US $157.22 Billion

Total Assets: US $174.95 Billion

Employees: 464,000

Stock Listing: Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)

Headquarters: Beijing, China

BP (British Petroleum)

BP is one of the world's largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items.

CEO: Robert Dudley       

Country: United Kingdom                           

Industry: Oil and Gas

Profit: US $16.58 Billion

Sales: US $239.27 Billion

Total Assets: US $235.45 Billion

Employees: 97,600

Stock Listing: London Stock Exchange (LSE)

Headquarters: London, England, United Kingdom

ICBC

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC) more commonly just is the largest bank in the world by profit and market capitalization. It is one of China's 'Big Four' state-owned commercial banks. ICBC provides a wide range of financial products and services to 3.61 million corporate clients and 216 million individual customers through 16,232 outlets across China, 162 overseas subsidiaries and a global network of more than 1,504 correspondent banks as well as Internet Banking, Telephone Banking and self-service banking.

CEO: Jiang Jianqing         

Country: China                 

Industry: Banking

Profit: US $16.27 Billion

Sales: US $71.86 Billion

Total Assets: US $1,428.46 Billion

Employees: 385,609

Stock Listing: Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)

Headquarters: Beijing, China

Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation is a public multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions.

CEO: Steve Ballmer        

Country: United States                 

Industry: Information Technology

Profit: US $16.26 Billion

Sales: US $58.69 Billion

Total Assets: US $82.10 Billion

Employees: 71,000

Stock Listing: NASDAQ Stock Exchange (NASDAQ)

Headquarters: Redmond, Washington, United States

Barclays Bank

Barclays PLC is a major British multinational financial services firm. It is the second largest bank in the United Kingdom and the world based on asset size. Barclays has over 1800 UK high street branches and has over 4,750 branches in over 50 countries worldwide.

CEO: John Varley             

Country: United Kingdom                           

Industry: Banking

Profit: US $15.17 Billion

Sales: US $65.91 Billion

Total Assets: US $2,223.04 Billion

Employees: 77,000

Stock Listing: London Stock Exchange (LSE)

Headquarters: London, England, United Kingdom

Wal-Mart Stores

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is an American public corporation that runs a chain of large discount department stores and a chain of warehouse stores. Wal-Mart features a great selection of high-quality merchandise, friendly service and, of course, Every Day Low Prices.

CEO: Mike Duke              

Country: United States                 

Industry: Retailing

Profit: US $14.34 Billion

Sales: US $408.21 Billion

Total Assets: US $170.71 Billion

Employees: 2,150,000

Stock Listing: New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Headquarters: Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

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      immortality 

      7 years ago

      Yeah that is important information, very useful. Actually the number one is Walmart in terms of number of personel working in the company, more than 2 million people working for Walmart.

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