Top 10 High Revenue Business Companies in 2012

A dangerous complexity of defeat is spread in the world’s popular business companies but these top 10 companies removed the dark clouds of loss in the minds of the people.

1. Exxon Mobil

Revenue: US$ 486.429 billion

  • Type: Public
  • Traded as: NYSE: XOM Dow Jones Component S&P 500 Component
  • Industry: Oil and gas
  • Predecessor(s): Exxon Mobil
  • Founded: November 30, 1999
  • Headquarters: Irving, Texas, United States
  • Area served: Worldwide
  • Key people: Rex Tillerson (Chairman & CEO)
  • Products: Fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals
  • Subsidiaries: Aera Energy, Esso, Esso Australia, Exxon, Exxon Neftegas, Imperial Oil (69,6%), Mobil, Mobil Producing Nigeria, SeaRiver Maritime, Superior Oil Company, Vacuum Oil Company, XTO Energy
  • Website: ExxonMobil

2. Royal Dutch Shell

Revenue: US$ 470.171 billion

  • Type: Public limited company
  • Traded as: LSE: RDSA, RDSB Euronext: RDSA, RDSB NYSE: RDS.A, RDS.B
  • Industry: Oil and gas
  • Founded: 1907
  • Headquarters: The Hague, Netherlands (Headquarters) Shell Centre, London, United Kingdom (Registered office)
  • Area served: Worldwide
  • Key people: Peter Voser (CEO) Jorma Ollila (Chairman)
  • Products: Petroleum, natural gas, and other petrochemicals
  • Employees: 90,000
  • Subsidiaries: Shell Australia,Shell Canada,Shell Chemicals,Shell Gas & Power,Shell Nigeria,Shell Pakistan,Shell Oil Company
  • Website: Shell

3. Walmart

Revenue: US$ 446.950 billion

  • Walmart logo, used since June 30, 2008
  • Type: Public
  • Traded as: NYSE: WMT Dow Jones Industrial Average Component S&P 500 Component
  • Industry: Retailing
  • Founded: 1962
  • Founder(s): Sam Walton
  • Headquarters: Bentonville, Arkansas, U.S.
  • Number of locations: 8,970
  • Area served: Worldwide
  • Key people: Mike Duke (President & CEO) S. Robson Walton (Chairman)
  • Services: Apparel/Footwear Specialty, Cash & Carry/Warehouse Club, Discount Department Store, Discount Store, Hypermarket/Supercenter/Superstore, Supermarket
  • Owner(s): Walton family
  • Employees: 2.2 million (2012)
  • Divisions: Walmart Canada
  • Subsidiaries: Asda, Sam’s Club, Seiyu Group, Walmex
  • Website: WalMart

4. Sinopec

Revenue: US$ 387.95 billion

  • Type: Public
  • Traded as: SSE: 600028 SEHK: 0386 NYSE: SNP LSE: SNP
  • Industry: Oil and gas
  • Founded: Beijing, China (2000)
  • Headquarters: Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
  • Key people: Fu Chengyu (Chairman) Wang Tianpu (Vice President)
  • Products: Fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals
  • Employees: 640,535
  • Parent: China Petrochemical Corporation (Chinese government)
  • Website: english.sinopec

5. BP

Revenue: US$ 386.46 billion

  • Type: Public limited company
  • Traded as: LSE: BP, NYSE: BP
  • Industry: Oil and gas
  • Founded: 1909 (as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company) 1954 (as the British Petroleum Company) 1998 (merger of British Petroleum and Amoco)
  • Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
  • Area served: Worldwide
  • Key people: Carl-Henric Svanberg (Chairman) Bob Dudley (CEO) Brian Gilvary (CFO)
  • Products: Petroleum Natural gas Motor fuels Aviation fuels
  • Services: Service stations
  • Revenue: increase US$ 386.46 billion
  • Employees: 79,700
  • Website: bp

6. Vitol

Revenue: US$ 297 billion

  • Type: Private
  • Industry: Commodities
  • Founded: 1966 in Rotterdam
  • Founder(s): Henk Viëtor
  • Headquarters: Rotterdam, Netherlands, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Area served: Global
  • Key people: Ian Taylor, CEO
  • Services: Energy trading, Raw materials
  • Revenue: increase US$ 297 billion
  • Employees: 2,810
  • Website: vitol

7. Chevron

Revenue: US$ 253.706 billion

  •  Logo used since 2006
  • Type: Public
  • Traded as: NYSE: CVX Euronext: CHTEX Dow Jones Component S&P 500 Component
  • Industry: Oil and gas, Mining
  • Predecessor(s): Standard Oil of California Gulf Oil
  • Founded: 1984
  • Headquarters: San Ramon, California, U.S.
  • Area served: Worldwide
  • Key people: John S. Watson (Chairman & CEO)
  • Products: Petroleum, natural gas and other petrochemicals
  • Employees: 62,000
  • Website: Chevron

8. ConocoPhillips

Revenue: US$ 251.226 billion

  • Type: Public
  • Traded as: NYSE: COP S&P 500 Component
  • Industry: Oil and gas
  • Predecessor(s): Conoco Inc. Phillips Petroleum Company
  • Founded: August 30, 2002
  • Headquarters: Houston Energy Corridor, Houston, Texas, U.S.
  • Area served: Worldwide
  • Key people: James Mulva (Chairman & CEO)
  • Products: Oil, natural gas, petroleum, lubricant, petrochemical,
  • Employees: 29,800
  • Website: ConocoPhillips

9. Toyota Motor Corporation

 Revenue: ¥18.583 trillion

  • Type: Public
  • Traded as: TYO: 7203 LSE: TYT NYSE: TM
  • Industry: Automotive Robotics Financial services
  • Founded: August 28, 1937
  • Founder(s): Kiichiro Toyoda
  • Headquarters: Toyota, Aichi, Japan
  • Area served: Worldwide
  • Key people: Fujio Cho (Chairman) Akio Toyoda (President and CEO)
  • Products: Automobiles
  • Employees: 324,747
  • Parent: Toyota Group
  • Divisions: Lexus Scion
  • Subsidiaries: 522 (Toyota Group), Toyota India Hino Motors Ltd. Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd., Toyota Financial Services, DENSO, Toyota Industries, Fuji Heavy Industries (16.5%)
  • Website: Toyota Global

10. State Grid Corporation of China

Revenue: US$ 226.294 billion

  • Type: State-owned enterprise
  • Industry: Electric utility
  • Founded: 2002
  • Headquarters: Xicheng District, Beijing, China
  • Key people: Liu Zhenya (President & CEO)
  • Services: Electrical power transmission
  • Owner(s): Government of the People’s Republic of China
  • Employees: 1,564,000 (2010)[1]
  • Website: SGCC
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