Reuters  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Few phenomena in the stock market are more predictable than oil major Exxon Mobil Corp's massive share buyback program. Until now.
Wall Street Journal  Feb 2  Comment 
U.K. oil and gas major BP’s ugly set of fourth-quarter results will only fuel worries about rising debt and sustainability of dividends.
Financial Times  Jan 31  Comment 
Investors and executives will see the full impact of collapsing crude prices on oil majors’ results
Reuters  Jan 27  Comment 
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrives in France on Wednesday with the bosses of oil major Total and aircraft maker Airbus among top executives he is due to meet as the two countries look to revive business ties despite diplomatic differences.
Reuters  Jan 21  Comment 
U.S. oil major Chevron said on Thursday it plans to sell 75 percent of its South African business unit which includes a 110,000 barrel a day refinery in Cape Town.
The Economic Times  Jan 20  Comment 
Jaitley made the remarks yesterday while responding to a question seeking his reaction to the British oil major's announcement of legal action over a Rs 10,247-crore tax demand.


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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