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.
Benzinga  Jun 2  Comment 
Below are the top major integrated oil & gas stocks on the NYSE in terms of gross margin. The trailing-twelve-month gross margin at EQT GP Holdings LP (NYSE: EQGP) is 89.10 percent. EQT GP Holdings' EPS for the same period is $0.40. The...
Reuters  May 29  Comment 
Total's chief executive said on Friday the French oil major saw no reason currently to sell its Hutchinson rubber unit and that the group will explain in due time what its plans are...  May 28  Comment 
Ukraine's troubles test the Kiev-based silos-to-grains group. But in sunflower oil, major competitors suffer far more
The Hindu Business Line  May 28  Comment 
Oil major exempt from paying any fuel subsidy in Q4 of 2014-15
Benzinga  May 28  Comment 
Below are the top large-cap major integrated oil & gas stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of return on assets. The trailing-twelve-month return on assets at Sasol Limited (ADR) (NYSE: SSL) is 27.80 percent. Sasol's revenue for the same...
Motley Fool  May 27  Comment 
Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos mentions in an interview with PBS that he is not particularly bullish on oil majors, because of their extreme capex and lower ROC.
The Australian  May 26  Comment 
OIL major BP is bringing in operating partners at local fuel terminals and regional business sales as it streamlines its Australian fuels unit.


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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