Top oil and gas companies by revenue 2019

This statistic shows the 2019 ranking of the 15 leading global oil and gas companies based on revenue. The values are based on the 2019 Financial Times Equity list of the leading global companies. U.S. oil and gas company ExxonMobil was ranked fifth that year, with a total 2018 revenue of some 275.5 billion U.S. dollars.

Global top oil and gas companies

The United Kingdom’s Royal Dutch Shell and BP are among the world’s largest oil and gas companies, earning revenues of 382.97 billion U.S. dollars and 296.97 billion U.S. dollars respectively in 2018, according to the 2019 FT ranking. Royal Dutch Shell, more commonly known as Shell, produced about 600.2 million barrels of oil and gas liquids in 2018. Shell was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands and in London, United Kingdom. Shell is vertically integrated in the oil and gas industry and is a part of exploration, production, refining, and power generation, among other aspects of the industry. In 2014, Shell held off on their initial 2012 plans to drill into the Arctic waters near Alaska, citing that there was a lack of clarity in shale exploration in the United States.

The Sinopec Group in China is one of the world’s most profitable companies as well as one of the largest oil and gas companies. In 2018, the company generated 432.54 billion U.S. dollars in revenue. Headquartered in Beijing, the company is also known as China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation. The company focuses on aspects of the oil and gas industry such as petroleum and petrochemical engineering projects, exploration and production of oil and natural gas, as well as storage and transportation.

Ranking of the global top 10 oil and gas companies in 2019, based on revenue

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

June 2019



Survey time period


Supplementary notes

Ranking compiled in 2019 based on latest available revenue.

Open this statistic in...
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Big oil"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.