The Economic Times  Jul 5  Comment 
Shares of oil majors Exxon and Chevron were down about 1 per cent as the S&P energy sector led the decliners with a 2.19 per cent fall.
The Economic Times  Jun 28  Comment 
Shares in oil majors also advanced to add a further stabilising effect to the market, with oil prices climbing as a looming strike in Norway threatened to cut output.
Yahoo  Jun 17  Comment 
Global oil majors Chevron Corp and Royal Dutch Shell Plc are putting small refineries on the auction block as they look to trim lower-margin assets in the face of headwinds from rising crude oil prices. Chevron, the second largest U.S. oil...
Reuters  Jun 16  Comment 
Oil major BP Plc is unlikely to invest in Saudi Aramco's IPO, Chief Executive Bob Dudley told reporters at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Thursday.
OilVoice  Jun 14  Comment 
For years global oil majors have brushed off speculation that an imminent peak in global oil reserves spells the beginning of the end of the hydrocarbon age. There is a longterm trend of new oil find
Financial Times  Jun 12  Comment 
Slump in crude prices highlights benefits in owning upstream and downstream businesses
The Times of India  Jun 3  Comment 
Global oil majors like Saudi Aramco and Total plan to tap the retail fuel market in India, oil minister said. India's fuel markets could be a lucrative prize for them as they seek outlets for their petrol and diesel. India posted the fastest oil...
The Australian  May 23  Comment 
Oil Search’s $US2.2 billion ($3bn) joint bid for InterOil with French oil major Total looks set for success.


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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