The Australian  Jul 17  Comment 
Investment bank Citi says “big oil” needs to get its house in order to fight persistent lower energy prices in the wake of the Iran deal.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 15  Comment 
Meet stokes speculation of a technology partnership between the oil majors
Benzinga  Jul 1  Comment 
Below are the top large-cap major integrated oil & gas stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of return on investment. The trailing-twelve-month return on investment at Sasol Limited (ADR) (NYSE: SSL) is 13.70 percent. Sasol's operating...
Reuters  Jun 25  Comment 
French oil major Total is in talks to sell its gas pipeline in the UK's North Sea to ArcLight Capital partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm focused on energy infrastructure,...
Financial Times  Jun 24  Comment 
Shell and Eni confirm Iran contact ahead of a possible nuclear deal
Reuters  Jun 11  Comment 
Oil major Shell is considering withdrawing from its last exploration well in Ukraine as the project has been on hold for nearly a year due to the conflict between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 4  Comment 
In what may sound like the devil reading the scripture, six global oil majors have called for pricing of carbon in a joint letter to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.


The oil majors are vertically integrated oil and gas companies involved in all stages of the oil industry - exploration, production, refining, trading, marketing, and, sometimes, transportation.

The supermajors are the six largest non-state owned oil companies, formed during the consolidation of the oil industry during the mid-1990s:

In the middle of the 20th century, the world's most powerful oil companies were known as the "Seven Sisters". On March 11th, 2007, the Financial Times named a "New Seven Sisters" (most of which are state-owned):

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