Global oil and natural gas companies based on number of employees 2019

The Chinese oil and gas company, PetroChina had some 476,220 employees as of year end 2018, making it the world's largest oil and gas company based on employment. This statistic shows the 2019 ranking of the leading oil and gas companies worldwide based on the number of employees.

Leading oil and gas companies worldwide based on number of employees in 2019

Company, headquartersNumber of employees in thousands
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Release date

July 2019



Survey time period

2018 and 2019

Supplementary notes

Ranking compiled in 2019 based on latest available employment figures. Figures include oil equipment, services and distribution companies in addition to oil and gas producing companies.

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