Top 10 Oil & Gas Companies: PetroChina

China's biggest oil producer and the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).



Sumit Dutta
01/22/2018

Top 10 Oil & Gas Companies: 2018

China's biggest oil producer and the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).


In addition to being the second largest company in the world in terms of market capitalization, PetroChina is also the most profitable company in Asia and the biggest employer in the top ten with over half a million employees.

Unfortunately, PetroChina’s image was rocked by a 2005 chemical spill which left 5 dead and 60 people injured. In addition to this CNPC’s subsidiary, Sinopec’s links to Sudan has seen a number of multinational organisations seeking to avoid controversy divesting in the organisation.

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Barrels Per Day 4.4 million
Founded 1999
Headquarters Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
State Owned? Yes
Key Personnel Jiang Jiemin (Chairman) / Zhou Jiping (CEO)
Revenue $428 billion (2017)
Employees 552,810 (2017)
Website http://www.petrochina.com.cn/ptr/

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PetroChina’s flower-shaped logo’s colours match China’s national flag, and its ten petals represent the company’s core businesses.


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