“Gazprom” has headed a rating of the public commodity companies according to Forbes


“Gazprom” took the first place in the ranking of the largest public energy companies in the world, published Wednesday by American magazine Forbes. The rankings, Forbes took into account recently published data on the extraction companies.

Russian Gazprom produces more natural gas than any country except the US, says Forbes. The extraction of the gas holding is 8.38 million barrels. of oil equivalent per day. Gas accounts for 86% of production companies.

Second place in the ranking went to “Rosneft”. Forbes cites evidence that daily production of the company amounts to 5,07 million barrels. of oil equivalent (30 March “Rosneft” has reported that increased hydrocarbon production in 2015 of 1% to 5,16 million barrels. of oil equivalent per day).

Closes the three leaders of the American company ExxonMobil, which production is 4.1 million barrels. of oil equivalent per day.

Just the list included 25 companies, of which seven were from the USA. The top ten largest public energy companies Forbes also included PetroChina, BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, Petrobras, LUKOIL and Total.

In addition to “Gazprom”, “Rosneft” and LUKOIL in the list of the largest publicly traded producers of hydrocarbons entered another Russian company — “Surgutneftegaz”. It occupies the 14th place in the ranking with a production level of 1.49 million barrels. of oil equivalent per day.

Forbes writes, “undisputed” world leader in the production of hydrocarbons remains the Saudi oil company Saudi Aramco. But it is not considered as fully controlled by the state and is not public. In 2015, Forbes put the Saudi Aramco in the first place in the ranking of the largest oil and gas companies. “Gazprom” took him to second place, “Rosneft” — the fifth.