SeekingAlpha  Jun 7  Comment 
Financial Times  Jun 5  Comment 
Group with aspirations to become FTSE 100 oil major has slumped in value
Wall Street Journal  May 26  Comment 
OPEC’s spell over oil markets has been broken. That’s bad news for Western heavyweights like Shell and BHP who made big bets on expensive oil and gas at the top of the last cycle.
Financial Times  May 23  Comment 
Fossil fuels still dominate global energy but suppliers are vulnerable
The Hindu Business Line  May 17  Comment 
The IncomeTax Department today raided 54 premises of an edible oil manufacturing company in four states, including Tamil Nadu, on the suspicion of tax evasion. The searches were on at 54 locations,...
OilVoice  May 10  Comment 
It's been a purple patch for Nigeria's indigenous oil sector of late. After playing second fiddle to ...
Financial Times  May 4  Comment 
First-quarter results for all five supermajors have beaten market expectations
The Economic Times  Apr 24  Comment 
The oil major had reported a net profit of Rs 7,220 crore in the March quarter of last year.
Yahoo  Apr 11  Comment 
LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and international oil companies have discussed gas venture opportunities inside the kingdom and abroad as part of the top crude-exporting country's drive to diversify investments before the listing of national...


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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