SeekingAlpha  Aug 5  Comment 
By Callum Turcan: Unlike other oil majors, ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) was able to actually grow its production base last quarter. After factoring out its Libya operations, Conoco grew its output by 6.5% year-over-year (4% when adjusted for less...
Wall Street Journal  Aug 5  Comment 
Europe's oil majors are starting to generate enough operating cash flow to cover their capital spending and dividends.
SeekingAlpha  Aug 4  Comment 
By Jonathan Weber: Chevron (NYSE:CVX) is a San Ramon, Calif.-based oil and gas corporation engaged in the up-, mid- and downstream industry and active in more than 180 countries. The Five Supermajors In this article I will compare Chevron to...
Financial Times  Aug 1  Comment 
Featuring oil majors, Airbus, and UK and European banks
Financial Times  Aug 1  Comment 
The second-largest US oil major expects a surge in output in the next three years despite selling down some projects as part of a divestment strategy
Financial Times  Jul 31  Comment 
After a difficult couple of years, trading in the oil major has once again become a very profitable activity. Yet there is more to do
Wall Street Journal  Jul 24  Comment 
The oil major said that Iain Conn will step down by the end of the year, as U.K. utility Centrica confirms it is in talks with Mr. Conn who may succeed Sam Laidlaw as CEO.
Financial Times  Jul 24  Comment 
Country’s government invites offers for a total of 95 exploration blocks, receiving bids for 26 blocks, as it seeks to develop unconventional deposits
Reuters  Jul 21  Comment 
Asian and western firms have bid to help operate the UAE's biggest oilfields after a deal with oil majors expired this year but the Gulf Arab state is yet to decide...


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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