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The Economic Times  Feb 4  Comment 
The cut in fuel prices have come at a time when global crude oil prices have surged 15% since Thursday. Global oil majors have announced cuts in capex.
Reuters  Feb 4  Comment 
U.S. regulators are considering naming BP PLC and its entities in an enforcement action alleging the British oil major violated anti-fraud and reporting rules while using Canadian oil pipelines, BP said in its quarterly results statement on Tuesday.
Motley Fool  Feb 3  Comment 
The first quarterly earnings reports since the collapse of oil prices are in and the numbers show a significant deterioration in profits for the oil majors.
Financial Times  Feb 3  Comment 
Brent moves higher for fourth-straight session
Financial Times  Feb 2  Comment 
With so much debt capacity, cutting buybacks will irritate shareholders
Financial Times  Jan 30  Comment 
Brazil oil major head’s career looks likely to end with corruption scandal, writes Samantha Pearson
Financial Times  Jan 30  Comment 
Apple profits hit record; McDonald’s gets a new chief; plus oil majors, Deutsche Bank and more
Reuters  Jan 29  Comment 
Oil major Shell wants to revive its Arctic oil drilling programme this year after a near two-year suspension, angering environmentalists who say the risk of an oil spill is too high.
Yahoo  Jan 26  Comment 
BP (BP.L) is freezing base pay across the group this year, the latest in a series of steps by oil majors to cut costs in response to sinking oil prices. Over the past year, oil majors have been selling assets to protect cash flows and shareholder...




 
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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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