World’s 10 Largest Companies By Revenue

10. Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

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Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

Revenue: US$252 billion
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
(KPC) is Kuwait’s national oil company. It was founded on 27 January 1980 as an umbrella company, integrating Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) and Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) The activities of KPC are focused on petroleum exploration, production, petrochemicals, refining, marketing, and transportation.

9. Vitol

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Vitol

Revenue: US$270 billion
The Vitol Group is a global energy and commodity trading company that was founded in 1966. Its primary businesses are physical trading, logistics and distribution and are complemented by refining, shipping, terminals, exploration and production, power generation, mining and retail businesses.

8. ExxonMobil

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ExxonMobil

Revenue: US$268 billion
ExxonMobil
is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in. It was formed by the merger of Exxon and Mobil on November 30, 1999, and it is the largest direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company.

7. Royal Dutch Shell

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Royal Dutch Shell

Revenue: US$273 billion
Shell
is also known as Royal Dutch Shell plc. It is an Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company created by the merger of Royal Dutch Petroleum and UK-based Shell Transport & Trading in February 1907.

6. Samsung

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Samsung

Revenue: US$305 billion
Samsung
  is a multinational conglomerate company founded on March 1, 1938. It comprises numerous subsidiaries and affiliated businesses like Samsung Electronics, Samsung Heavy Industries, Samsung Engineering, Samsung C&T, Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung Everland, and Cheil Worldwide

5. State Grid

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State Grid Corporation of China

Revenue: US$333billion
State Grid Corporation of China
(SGCC) is the largest electric utility company in the world. It is a state-owned company and it transmits and distributes power in China. The State Grid Corporation of China was founded on December 29, 2002, when the restructuring divided the former State Power Corporation of China into two grid companies, five generation groups and four accessorial business companies.

4. Saudi Aramco

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Saudi Aramco

Revenue: US$338 billion
Saudi Aramco
is a Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company and is officially known as the Saudi Arabian Oil Company. Saudi Aramco owns, operates and develops all energy resources based in Saudi Arabia and has the world’s largest proven crude oil reserves.

3. China National Petroleum Corporation

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China National Petroleum Corporation

Revenue: US$428 billion
The state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is a Chinese state-owned oil and gas corporation and the largest integrated energy company in China. CNPC was created on 17 September 1988 to handle all petroleum activities in China after the disbandment of the Ministry of Petroleum.

2. Sinopec Group

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Sinopec Group

Revenue: US$455 billion
Sinopec Group
is also known as China Petrochemical Corporation and was founded in 1998. It is administered by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China and is Asia’s largest oil refining and petrochemical enterprise.

1. Walmart

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Walmart

Revenue: US$482 billion
Walmart
is an American multinational retail corporation founded on July 2, 1962. It operates a chain of hypermarkets, grocery stores, and discount department stores. Walmart is the world’s largest company by revenue and also the biggest private employer in the world

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