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Top Ten Companies with the Highest Revenue 2012

Of the top ten companies in the world with the highest revenue only one of them isn’t in the energy industry. This just goes to show how much the world values energy and the amount of money people are willing to pay for it.

10

Conoco Phillips

United States

Industry: Oil and Gas

Revenue in 2011: $251 billion

Employees: 29,800

 

Conoco Quick Stop, Miles City

9

Chevron

United States

Industry: Oil and Gas

Revenue in 2011: $253 billion

Employees: 61,189

 

Chevron

8

State Grid Corporation of China

China

Industry: Electric Utility

Revenue in 2011: $265 billion

Employees: 1,564,001

 

Shanghai Skyline

7

Vitol

Switzerland and Netherlands

Industry: Commodities

Revenue in 2011: $297 billion

Employees: 2,810

 

Commissioner Michael Dunn, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) at Global Commodities Forum

6

BP

England

Industry: Oil and Gas

Revenue in 2011: $375 billion

Employees: 83,400

 

BP Station

5

China National Petroleum Corporation

China

Industry: Oil and Gas

Revenue in 2011: $378 billion

Employees: 464,000

 

INEOS Group and China National Petroleum Corporation Strategic Partnership Deal

4

Sinopec Group

China

Industry: Oil and Gas

Revenue in 2011: $397 billion

Employees: 400,193

 

Colourful Hong Kong - Kowloon Bay 九龍灣

3

Walmart

United States

Industry: Retail

Revenue in 2011: $446 billion

Employees: 2,200,000

 

Walmart-World

2

Royal Dutch Shell

England

Industry: Oil and Gas

Revenue in 2011: $470 billion

Employees: 90,000

 

Shell Station

1

Exxon Mobile

United States

Industry: Oil and Gas

Revenue in 2011: $486 billion

Employees: 99,100

 

Exxon

 

 

Source: Wikipedia [November 25, 2012]