Mapped: The World’s Largest State-Owned Oil Companies
Oil is one of the world’s most important natural resources, playing a critical role in everything from transportation fuels to cosmetics.
For this reason, many governments choose to nationalize their supply of oil. This gives them a greater degree of control over their oil reserves as well as access to additional revenue streams. In practice, nationalization often involves the creation of a national oil company to oversee the country’s energy operations.
What are the world’s largest and most influential state-owned oil companies?
Editor’s Note: This infographic are intended to provide a broad summary of the state-owned oil industry. Due to variations in reporting and available information, the companies named do not represent a comprehensive index.
First published: January 12, 2021 (link)
Source files included: .ai, .eps, .pdf
Data source: Statista, Reuters, Sinopec, CNPC, CNBC, Saudi Aramco, Rosneft, IBEF, Petronas, S&P Global, eia, Fortune, OPEC, U.S. Department of Treasury
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