Pemex or Petroleos Mexicanos is a Mexican petroleum company that is owned by the state of Mexico. The company was established in 1938 as a result of the nationalization of petroleum and the expropriation of various companies during that period. Pemex’s assets are estimated to be worth $415.75 billion. The company is also the second largest non-publicly listed company in the world and the second largest enterprise in Latin America, in terms of revenue. The majority of the shares in Pemex are controlled by the Mexican government. However, the company’s publicly listed shares alone are valued at $202 billion.
Often known as Shell, the actual company named Royal Dutch Shell is a public limited company and the largest in the oil and gas industry, in terms of revenue. Founded in 1907, Royal Dutch Shell has its headquarters in the Netherlands, and is one of the six majors enterprises of the oil and gas industry. […]
Chesapeake Energy Corporation is a publicly traded petroleum and natural gas provider located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the United States. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CHK. With a mere $50,000 USD investment, the company was originally founded in 1989 as a partnership between Aubrey McClendon and Tom […]
In 1954, three gentlemen, Truman Anderson, Raymond Plank and Charles Arnao, rounded up $250,000 in capital and founded the Apache Corporation (symbol: APA on the NYSE). Today, the company is heavily involved in gas and oil exploration and production throughout North America, Egypt and the North Sea. Apache corporation is headquartered in Houston, Texas where […]