The Times of India  Sep 27  Comment 
With the sharp cut in investments by global oil majors leaving drilling rigs with no business, state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has been swamped with offers in a tender it floated for hiring five deep sea rigs for its KG-basin gas block...
Financial Times  Sep 23  Comment 
By reducing capex the French oil major hopes to avoid a dividend cut
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 15  Comment 
Oil major Indian Oil Corporation is planning to invest about ₹1.75 lakh crore by 2022 for expanding its various businesses. The investments will help to expand capacity from 65 million to...
Financial Times  Sep 11  Comment 
Environmentalists criticise oil major’s record, including its programme to drill for oil in Arctic
Reuters  Sep 4  Comment 
Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has paid just over $1.25 billion for a 15 percent stake in Russian oil major Rosneft's Vankor oil field, a source with direct knowledge of the deal said on Friday.


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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