50 Top Energy Companies Worldwide

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 |  Includes: BHP, BP, CVX, OGZPY, PBR, PTR, RDS.A, SHI, TOT, XOM
by: David Hunkar

The global energy consultancy PFC Energy has published the top 50 energy companies of the world for 2009 based on market cap. PetroChina (NYSE:PTR), the integrated National Oil Company [NOC] of China, is the highest ranked company with a market cap of $353 B. PetroChina beat last year’s winner of the top spot ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) of the U.S.

Four emerging market firms made it to the top 10 ranking. These four firms are PetroChina & Sinopec of China, Gazprom of Russia and Petrobras of Brazil.

PFC Energy’s Top 50 Energy Companies for 2009:

Rank Company TICKER Market Cap Primary Business Country
1 PetroChina PTR $353.10 Integrated NOC China
2 ExxonMobil XOM $323.70 Integrated IOC US
3 BHP Billiton BHP $201.10 Diversified Minerals Australia
4 Petrobras PBR $199.20 Integrated NOC Brazil
5 Royal Dutch Shell RDS.A $186.90 Integrated IOC Netherlands
6 BP BP $181.80 Integrated IOC UK
7 Sinopec SHI $159.30 Integrated NOC China
8 Chevron CVX $154.50 Integrated IOC US
9 TOTAL TOT $151.40 Integrated IOC France
10 Gazprom OTCPK:OGZPY $144.20 Integrated NOC Russia
11 Eni E $102.20 Integrated IOC Italy
12 GdF Suez GDFZY.PK $98.10 Gas/Utilities France
13 Rosneft $89.20 Integrated NOC Russia
14 E.ON OTCQX:EONGY $83.90 Gas/Utilities Germany
15 Statoil STO $79.60 Integrated NOC Norway
16 Schlumberger SLB $78.20 Oilfield Services France
17 Reliance $76.60 R&M India
18 ConocoPhillips COP $75.80 Integrated IOC US
19 CNOOC CEO $70.30 Integrated NOC Hong Kong
20 Occidental OXY $66.00 E&P US
21 BG $61.10 Integrated IOC UK
22 Suncor SU $55.50 Integrated IOC Canada
23 RWE OTCPK:RWEOY $54.50 Gas/Utilities Germany
24 ONGC $54.20 Integrated NOC India
25 Ecopetrol ECO $49.20 Integrated NOC Colombia
26 LUKOIL OTCPK:LUKOY $47.80 Integrated IOC Russia
27 Canadian Natural CNQ $39.40 E&P Canada
28 Apache APA $34.70 E&P US
29 Imperial Oil IMO $33.00 Integrated IOC Canada
30 Repsol YPF REP $32.80 Integrated IOC Spain
31 Devon DVN $32.60 E&P US
32 Surgutneftegaz $31.90 Integrated IOC Russia
33 OGX $31.70 E&P Brazil
34 Woodside $31.70 E&P Australia
35 Anadarko APC $30.70 E&P US
36 TNK-BP TNKBF $27.30 Integrated IOC Russia
37 Halliburton HAL $27.10 Oilfield Services US
38 XTO $27.00 E&P US
39 Transocean RIG $26.60 Drilling & Seismic Switzerland
40 Gazprom Neft $26.30 Integrated NOC Russia
41 Sasol SSL $25.80 Integrated IOC South Africa
42 Tenaris TS $25.30 Equipment & EPCI Luxembourg
43 EOG Resources $24.60 E&P US
44 Formosa Petrochemical $24.50 R&M Taiwan
45 EnCana ECA $24.50 E&P Canada
46 Husky $24.40 Integrated IOC Canada
47 Centrica OTCPK:CPYYY $23.30 Gas/Utilities UK
48 Marathon MRO $22.10 Integrated IOC US
49 PTT $20.90 Integrated NOC Thailand
50 Iberdrola Renovables OTCPK:IBDRY $20.10 Alternatives Spain
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Note:
IOC - Integrated Oil Company
E&P - Exploration and Production
R&M - Refining and Marketing

Some of the key takeaways from the PFC Energy report are:

  • The market caps of the 50 largest energy companies rose by 35% to $3.9T from $2.8T a year ago
  • Petrobras and Rosneft more doubled their values from 2008
  • The energy firms from worst hit countries in 2008 outperformed in 2009
  • Russian giants Gazprom, Rosneft and Lukoil produced a combined 88% value gain
  • Ecopetrol of Colombia is ranked at number 25