Top Oil Stocks Profiles
Despite talk about moving away from oil dependence, the fact remains that much of the world cannot function without oil. Whenever oil supply is disrupted, the price surges, which trickles down and impacts the cost of food, shipping, and transportation, just to name a few examples. For this reason and many others, investors may want exposure to oil stocks. Oil stocks can include companies involved in drilling, production, exploration, refining and marketing. Barchart’s Top Oil Stocks list will help investors identify and compare oil stocks to find the best investment opportunities.
Equitrans Midstream Corporation owns, operates, acquires and develops midstream assets primarily in the Appalachian Basin. It manages natural gas transmission, storage and gathering systems, as well as high-and low-pressure gathering lines. Equitrans Midstream Corporation is based in Pittsburgh, United States.
Phillips 66's operations incorporate refining, midstream, marketing and specialties, and chemicals. The company's operations include processing, transportation, storing and marketing fuels and products all over the world. The company operates through the four business segments, namely, Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties. Midstream gathers, processes, transports and markets natural gas; and transports, fractionates and markets NGL in the United States. In addition, this segment transports crude oil and other feedstocks to its refineries and other locations, and delivers refined and specialty products to the market. Chemicals manufacture and markets petrochemicals and plastics on a worldwide basis. Refining buys, sells and refines crude oil and other feedstocks at its refineries. Marketing and Specialties purchases for resale and markets refined products. In addition, this segment includes the manufacturing and marketing of specialty products.
New Fortress Energy LLC operates as an integrated gas-to-power company. It develops, finances and constructs energy infrastructure assets. New Fortress Energy LLC is based in New York, United States.
Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., a major Brazilian industrial group, is one of the largest distributors of liquefied petroleum gas in Brazil and a leading producer of petrochemicals and chemical. Ultrapar is also engaged in the storage and transportation of liquefied petroleum gas and petrochemical and chemical products. (PRESS RELEASE)
Western Gas Equity Partners, LP is formed to own, operate, acquire and develop midstream energy assets. Western Gas Equity Partners, LP is based in The Woodlands, Texas.
Enlink Midstream LLC is independent midstream energy. The Company is involved in natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transmission, distribution, supply and marketing, and crude oil marketing. Enlink Midstream LLC, formerly known as Crosstex Energy Inc., is based in headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Enbridge Inc. is a energy infrastructure company. One of its businesses is the transportation of energy through the most extensive and advanced crude and liquids pipeline system that spreads across globally. Through the Mainline and Express pipelines, the company transports barrels of crude every day o the U.S. In North America, the company is in gathering, transportation, processing and storage of natural gas. Enbridge also generates energy from wind and solar power. Enbridge is the largest diversified midstream energy player and is responsible for transporting crude in North America. Investors should know that Enbridge generates stable fee-based revenues from its diversified network of midstream assets. Over the years, the company placed online new midstream energy projects worth billions, while divesting non-core assets. The company primarily operates through five segments: Liquids Pipelines, Gas Transmission and Midstream, Gas Distribution & Storage, Renewable Power Generation, and Energy Services.
Targa Resources Corp. is a energy infrastructure company and provider of integrated midstream services in North America. The company primarily derives its revenues from gathering, compressing, treating, processing and selling natural gas. Targa Resources also provides services associated with natural gas liquids, including those to liquefied petroleum gas exporters and crude oil. The company has formidable position in the world's largest NGL hub - Mont Belvieu, TX. Further, the company owns state-of-the-art LPG export facilities on the Gulf Coast at its Galena Park Marine Terminal, which is interconnected to Mont Belvieu. The company also has a significant presence in the Permian basin - the region at the forefront of American energy growth. Targa Resources Grand Prix NGL pipeline out of the Permian helps it to bring gathering and processing volumes to Mont Belvieu fractionation and export facilities. Targa Resources has two main business segments in Gathering and Processing and Logistics and Transportation.
The Williams Companies, Inc. is a premier energy infrastructure provider in North America. The company's core operations include finding, producing, gathering, processing, and transportation of natural gas and natural gas liquids. Williams is one of the largest domestic transporters of natural gas by volume. Its facilities (gas wells, pipelines, and midstream services) are concentrated in the Northwest, Rocky Mountains, Gulf Coast, and Eastern Seaboard. Williams Companies currently reports results under five segments. These include Atlantic-Gulf, West, Northeast G&P, Sequent and Others.
Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. is the owner and operator of regasification units at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal. It provides clean, secure, and affordable LNG to several entities, comprising utilities as well as integrated energy firms, all around the world. The Sabine Pass LNG terminal is North America's first large-scale liquefied gas export facility. The publicly-traded Delaware limited partnership was formed in 2006 by Cheniere Energy, Inc. Global demand for LNG is likely to grow in the long term due to a shift to the cleaner-burning fuel for power generation on a worldwide basis and in the Asia-Pacific region in particular. While increasing demand for gas in the European power sector will be a key factor in the near-term LNG supply rise, the consumption boost is primarily set to come from Asian importers like China, India, South Korea and Pakistan. The partnership already operates five natural gas liquefaction Trains through its subsidiary, Sabine Pass Liquefication.
Kinder Morgan, Inc. is a midstream energy infrastructure provider in North America. The company operates pipelines to transport natural gas, crude oil, condensate, refined petroleum products, CO2 and other products. Kinder Morgan also owns terminals that are utilized for storing liquid commodities comprising ethanol & chemicals and petroleum products. The terminals also store and transload petroleum coke, metals and ores. Kinder Morgan primarily conducts business through four operating segments: Natural Gas Pipelines, Products Pipelines, Terminals and CO2. Natural Gas Pipelines: Through this business unit, the company operates key interstate and intrastate natural gas pipelines. Products Pipelines: The company transports refined petroleum products, NGL, crude and condensate to key markets. Terminals: Kinder Morgan terminals are being utilized for storing and transloading ethanol & chemicals, crude, refined petroleum products along with bulk products.
Plains GP Holdings, L.P. operates as a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is involved in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil and refined products. It also focuses on the processing, transportation, fractionation, storage, and marketing of natural gas liquids, including ethane and natural gasoline products, as well as propane and butane products. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. is based in Houston, Texas.
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., a master limited partnership, is involved in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids and refined products. The partnership has operations in the Permian Basin, South Texas/Eagle Ford area, Rocky Mountain and Gulf Coast in the U.S., and Manito, South Saskatchewan, Rainbow in Canada. The firm reorganized the historical operating segments' namely Transportation, Facilities and Supply and Logistics' into two operating segments: Crude Oil and Natural gas liquids (NGL). Crude Oil segment assets include pipelines, storage, terminalling and trucks. This segment generates revenues from long-term minimum volume commitments, acreage dedications, leased capacity & spot utilization. The Crude Oil segment will be driven by an increase in production volumes and rise in volume throughput. NGL segment asset include fractionation, straddle, pipelines, storage,terminalling & rail capacity.
Cactus Inc is involved in manufacturing, designing and selling wellhead and pressure control equipment. The products are being utilized by customers for drilling and completing onshore oil and natural gas wells. The equipment are also used by upstream energy companies during production phases in oil and gas wells. Cactus also generates revenues from business activities that comprise field services that include handling, maintaining and installing wellhead and pressure control equipment. The business activities also involve services like repairing and refurbishment. A fleet of frac valves and ancillary equipment is also being maintained by the company that creates short-term rental income.
MPLX LP is a master limited partnership engaged in providing a wide range of midstream energy services, including fuel distribution solutions. The large-cap partnership owns, operate and develop midstream energy infrastructures and logistics assets, mostly for its parent company Marathon Petroleum Corporation. Apart from oil and natural gas gathering systems, the partnership's midstream assets comprise transportation pipelines for crude, natural gas and refined petroleum products. MPLX also has processing and fractionation facilities for natural gas and natural gas liquids. MPLX divides its operations into two segments - Logistics and Storage and Gathering and Processing. L&S:'The partnership's logistics and storage properties, which were primarily dropped down from Marathon Petroleum. G&P:'MPLX's gathering and processing properties are located in regions of the United States.
Delek US Holdings, Inc. is an independent refiner, transporter and marketer of petroleum products. The company's operations are organized into three reportable segments: Refining, Logistics and Retail. The Refining segment manufactures, processes and sells gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, asphalt and other petroleum-based products. The Logistics segment is engaged in the gathering, transportation, storage and distribution of crude oil, intermediate products, feedstocks and refined products and is also into wholesale marketing. The Logistics unit also owns/leases capacity on several miles of crude and refined product transportation pipelines, oil gathering system and related storage tanks, apart from owning and operating nine light product distribution terminals. The Retail segment distributes motor fuels and merchandise items to wholesale and retail customers as well as to commercial end-users through a network of retail outlets, primarily in west Texas and New Mexico.
Cheniere Energy Inc. is primarily engaged in businesses related to liquefied natural gas (or LNG) through its two business segments: LNG terminal; and LNG and natural gas marketing. The company, through its controlling interest in Cheniere Energy Partners L.P., owns and operates the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana - North America's first large-scale liquefied gas export facility. Furthermore, Cheniere Energy owns and operates the 94-mile Creole Trail Pipeline - an interconnect between the Sabine Pass receiving terminal and the downstream markets - through its subsidiary.
Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a leading independent refiner, transporter and marketer of petroleum products. The company came into existence following the spin-off of Marathon Oil Corporation's refining/sales business into a separate, independent and publicly-traded entity.' Marathon Oil completed the acquisition of its rival Andeavor. Marathon Petroleum operates in two segments: Refining and Marketing and Pipeline Transportation. Refining and Marketing: The unit's operations refineries, located in the various regions of the United States. Marathon Petroleum through its marketing organization sells transportation fuels, asphalt and specialty products throughout the country to support commercial, industrial and retail operations. Midstream: This unit mainly reflects Marathon Petroleum's general partner and majority limited partner interests in MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP that own and operate gathering and processing assets along with crude transportation and logistics infrastructure.
Energy Transfer LP owns and operates diversified portfolios of energy assets primarily in the United States. The company is a publicly traded limited partnership with core operations which include complementary natural gas midstream, intrastate and interstate transportation and storage assets; crude oil, natural gas liquids and refined product transportation and terminalling assets; NGL fractionation and various acquisition and marketing assets. Energy Transfer LP, formerly known as Energy Transfer Equity L.P., is based in Dallas, United States.
Magnolia Oil & Gas is an independent upstream operator engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids. Headquartered in Houston, TX, the firm is focused on the Eagle Ford Shale and Austin Chalk formations in South Texas.
Valero Energy Corporation is the largest independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products in the United States. It has refineries located throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Moreover, Valero is a leading ethanol producer with ethanol plants in the Midwest. The products of the company are sold in the markets of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Latin America. The company's brand names are carried by outlets. The company organizes its business through three reportable segments, namely, Refining, Ethanol and Renewable Diesel.
Sunoco LP is a master limited partnership. The partnership's prime business comprises the distribution of motor fuel to customers that include independent dealers, commercial customers, convenience stores as well as distributors. Sunoco'GP LLC, a general partner of the partnership, is owned by Energy Transfer Operating LP - an affiliate of Energy Transfer LP. In general, after buying motor fuel from refiners, Sunoco sells the fuel to customers, which determines the partnership's profit. Moreover, the partnership leases real estate that is used by motor retailers to distribute motor fuel, which generates rental income.
Antero Midstream Corporation is a leading provider of integrated and customized midstream services. In the gas-rich Marcellus and Utica Shale plays, the company operates natural gas gathering pipelines, compression stations, processing and fractionation plants. Through a joint venture with MPLX LP, Antero Midstream provides services related to processing and fractionation for the produced natural gas by Antero Resources. Antero Clearwater Facility, the world's largest wastewater treatment facility, is owned by Antero Midstream. This enables the company to provide services related to fresh water and wastewater treatment to upstream energy player - Antero Resources Corporation. The service also provides stable fee-based revenues to Antero Midstream for a long term.
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. is an independent upstream operator engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas properties. The firm is primarily focused on three leading basins of the United States - the Williston, Permian and the Appalachian. Northern employs a unique strategy wherein it owns non-operating, minority interests in oil and gas wells, which are majority-owned and operated by some leading producers. As part of this low-cost model, the company does not drill any well but essentially provides financing for its acreage. The Williston Basin in North Dakota and Montana is the company's core operating region.
Suncor Energy, Inc. is premier integrated energy company. The company's operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore crude oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing. Suncor is one of the largest owners of oil sands in the world. The company has gained new oil sands properties to supplement its existing operations in northern Alberta. Suncor's business can be divided into three main segments: Oil Sands, Exploration and Production, and Refining and Marketing. Oil Sands segment mines and upgrades oil sands in Canada's Alberta province to produce refinery-ready synthetic crude oil. Exploration and Production includes offshore operations off the east coast of Canada and in the North Sea, and onshore operations in Libya and Syria. The company also owns oilfields in Sirte Basin in Libya and stakes in Elba gas development in Syria. Refined products from refineries are marketed through Sunoco and Petro-Canada branded retail outlets.
Enterprise Products Partners is the leading midstream energy players in North America. With its wide base of midstream infrastructure assets, the partnership provides services to producers and consumers of commodities that are natural gas, natural gas liquids, oil and refined petrochemical products. Enterprise network of pipelines carry natural gas, NGL, crude oil and refined products. Enterprise operates in 4 segments: NGL Pipelines & Services, Crude Oil Pipelines & Services, Natural Gas Pipelines & Services and Petrochemical & Refined Products Services. NGL Pipelines & Services incorporates natural gas processing plants and NGL pipelines. It also owns NGL fractionators and LPG and ethane export terminals. Crude Oil Pipelines & Services are crude oil pipelines, several crude oil storage and marine terminals. Natural Gas Pipelines & Services includes natural gas pipeline systems as well as related marketing activities. Petrochemical & Refined Products Services incorporates propylene production facilities.
Murphy Oil Corporation is a global oil and gas exploration and production company. The company explores and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) worldwide. Previously, it had refining and marketing operations in both the U.S. and the UK.' The company is currently transforming itself into an organization primarily engaged in oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) activities from an integrated oil company. For reporting purposes, Murphy Oil's exploration and production activities were subdivided into four geographic segments that include the United States, Canada and all other countries. Some of the important fields in which Murphy operates or has a working interest are as follows: the Eagle Ford Shale and the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) in the U.S., Hibernia, Terra Nova, Kaybob Duvernay and Placid Montney in Canada and Ceduna, Browse, Carnarvon and Perth in Australia. In addition, the company has a presence in Brunei, Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, Namibia and Vietnam.
BP has come a long way since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill incident in 2010, which followed the explosion on the British energy giant's Deepwater Horizon rig. To combat its huge litigation expenses that stemmed from the disaster, the company embarked on a massive asset divestment program and relied significantly on debt capital. BP successfully settled all litigation with the relatively insignificant cash outlays remaining. BP has been banking on its strong portfolio of upstream projects. BP is also on track to capitalize on the global economy's transition to lower carbon fuels. The company has been investing in renewable energy business with a plan to ramp up capital spending for non-oil and gas business. In fact, BP has plans of becoming carbon-neutral by 2050. Its reportable segments now are: Oil Production & Operations, Gas & Low Carbon Energy, Customers & Products and Rosneft.It entered a non-binding MOU with'Eni to combine their upstream portfolios into a joint venture in Angola.
Marathon Oil Corporation is a leading oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States and Africa. The company's business is organized into two segments: United States Exploration and Production, and International Exploration and Production. United States E&P: Marathon Oil's E&P activities in the United States deal with the exploration, production and marketing of liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas in several prolific resource plays including Bakken, Eagle Ford, Oklahoma and Northern Delaware. Marathon Oil's strategy over the last few years has been to reposition its upstream asset portfolio, to build an integrated natural gas business by investing in liquefied natural gas assets, and to strengthen its balance sheet. Meaningful progress has been made on each front.
PDC Energy, Inc. is an independent upstream operator engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids. The firm is focused on the Wattenberg Field in Colorado and the Delaware Basin in Texas. PDC Energy's Wattenberg operations are centered around the Niobrara and Codell formations, while the Delaware Basin development primarily targets the Wolfcamp zones. The company is currently the second-largest producer in the Denver-Julesburg Basin behind Occidental Petroleum. The Wattenberg Field is PDC Energy's core operating region. The company is focused on growth through a combination of acquisitions and active drilling.
NOV Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of comprehensive systems, components, products, and equipment used in oil and gas drilling and production worldwide. NOV divides its operations into 3 major segments: Rig Technologies, Completion & Production Solutions, and Wellbore Technologies. Rig Technologies unit designs and manufactures integrated drilling systems and components for land and offshore drilling rigs. It is also engaged in the delivery of consumables, spares and other necessary services to maintain the usefulness of the assets. Wellbore Technologies unit focuses on improving drilling performance at both land and offshore rigs through a vast array of tools and services. Completion & Production Solutions unit focuses on developing wellbore completions and achieving higher production though technological advancements to well intervention service providers and producers of oil and gas. NOV reached its current form following merger between National Oilwell and Varco International.
Cenovus Energy Inc. is a leading integrated energy firm. Starting from pumping out oil from its oil sands projects in Canada, the company's operations comprises marketing the produced oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs). Cenovus' entire operation of oil and gas production is concentrated in Canada, within the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. The company supplies oil to the Gulf Coast of the United States through the Enbridge Flanagan South pipeline.
Eni SpA, is the leading integrated energy players in the world. The upstream operations include the exploitation and production of oil and natural gas resources. Through midstream activities Eni transport and store hydrocarbons. Eni is also engaged in refining hydrocarbons and distributing the end products. Apart from providing natural gas, the Eni also generates and sells electricity. Eni operates primarily through 3 business segments - Exploration & Production, Gas & Power and Refining & Marketing and Chemicals. Through Exploration & Production segment Eni exploits and extracts oil and natural gas. Eni's upstream operations also include businesses related to LNG. Through 2021, Eni managed to drill several development wells. Eni's Global Gas & LNG Portfolio segment engages in distributing and marketing natural gas and liquefied natural gas in the wholesale market. Eni's Refining & Marketing and Chemicals segment is involved in refining and marketing of petroleum products at retail and wholesale markets.
EOG Resources Inc. is primarily involved in exploring and producing oil and natural gas. The leading upstream energy player's operations are spread across the United States, China and Trinidad. In the United States, the company operates in prolific resources with huge reserves of oil and natural gas. The significant reserve bases are likely to boost the company's oil and natural gas production in the coming years. EOG Resources added that it employs technologies like horizontal drilling and advanced completion techniques to maximize production from the wells. EOG Resources' operations in Trinidad include upstream activities in fields located at South East Coast Consortium. From these resources, the company produces natural gas under supply contracts.
Transocean, Inc. is the world's largest offshore drilling contractor and leading provider of drilling management services. The company provide rigs on a contractual basis to explore and develop oil and gas. Transocean offers offshore drilling rigs, equipment, services and manpower to exploration and production companies world wide. Its fleet can be broadly divided into two distinct groups based on drilling capabilities: ultra-deepwater floaters and harsh environment floaters. Transocean's fleet is considered one of the most modern and versatile in the world due to its emphasis on technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business. Transocean acquired Norway-based drilling contractor Songa Offshore and snapped up smaller rival Ocean Rig UDW.
PBF Energy Inc. is a leading refiner of crude. Through oil refineries and associated infrastructure in the U.S., the company provides end products that comprise heating oil, transportation fuels, lubricants and many related products. The operating refineries the company are: Delaware City Refinery, Paulsboro Refinery, Toledo Refinery, Chalmette Refinery, Torrance Refinery and Martinez Refinery. The major two refineries are Delaware City Refinery and Paulsboro Refinery. Through a master limited partnership (MLP) with PBF Logistics LP, PBF Energy operates oil and refined petroleum product pipelines, storage facilities and terminals. PBF Energy conducts business through two reportable segments, namely, Refining and Logistics.
Chevron is one of the largest publicly traded oil and gas companies in the world with operations that span almost every corner of the globe. The only energy component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Chevron is fully integrated, meaning it participates in every aspect related to energy from oil production, to refining and marketing. Chevron remains well positioned to navigate the volatility in oil and gas prices.Being an integrated firm engaged in all aspects of the oil and gas business. Chevron divides its operations into two main segments: Upstream and Downstream. Chevron's other activities include transportation and chemicals. Chevron's current oil and gas development project pipeline is among the best in the industry.
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a publicly traded Delaware limited partnership is engaged, through subsidiaries, in the retail and wholesale marketing of propane and related appliances and services. ThePartnership believes it is the third largest retail marketer of propane in the United States, Suburban Propane Partners serves active residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers from customer service centers in over 40 states. The Partnership's operations are concentrated in the east and west coast regions of the United States.
ConocoPhillips is primarily involved in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. Considering proved reserves and production, the company is the largest explorer and producer in the world. The company, founded in 1875, has strong presence across conventional and unconventional plays in 16 countries. ConocoPhillips' low risk and cost-effective operations spread across North America, Asia, Australia and Europe. The upstream energy player also has foothold in Canada's oil sand resources and has exposure to developments related to liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Diamondback Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and gas exploration & production company, with its primary focus on the Permian Basin. The upstream operator focuses on growth through a combination of acquisitions and active drilling in America's hottest and lowest-cost shale region. The Permian `Super' BasinA sedimentary basin lying underneath the western part of Texas and the south-eastern part of New Mexico.
Baker Hughes Company is one of the world's largest oilfield service providers. The integrated oilfield products and digital solutions of Baker Hughes help customers efficiently and cost-effectively refine and transport hydrocarbons with low environmental concerns. Moreover, with growing demand for clean energy and the need to curb greenhouse gas emissions, countries around the world are investing in LNG terminals. This has given Baker Hughes the opportunity to expand its reach beyond oilfields in order to capitalize on contracts for manufacturing equipment that is being used in LNG facilities.
SM Energy Company is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, exploitation, development, acquisition and production of natural gas and crude oil in N. America. The company's operations are focused in the Permian Basin region and the South Texas & Gulf Coast region. The company manages its operations in the'Permian Basin'region from its regional office in Midland, TX. Its Midland Basin assets are divided between RockStar and Sweetie Peck. The Midland Basin holding provides the company with substantial future development opportunities in multiple oil-rich locations, like the Spraberry and Wolfcamp formations. SM Energy manages its'South Texas & Gulf Coast'region operations from the company's regional office in Houston, TX.
Devon Energy Corporation is an independent energy company engaged primarily in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas. The company's oil and gas operations are mainly concentrated in the onshore areas of North America, primarily in the United States. In June 2019, Devon completed the sale of substantially all oil and gas assets, as well as operations in Canada. In October 2020, the company completed the sale of Barnett Shale assets. In aggregate, estimated proved reserves associated with these assets were 400 MMBoe (million barrels of oil equivalent), accounting for 21% of total proved reserves.Subsequent to the sale of Devon's Canadian business, its oil and gas exploration and production activities are solely concentrated in the United States. After completion of the Barnett Shale gas assets sale, the company will concentrate on oil assets in the United States.
Schlumberger Limited is a leading oilfield services company, providing services to the oil and gas explorers, and producers across the world. Through oilfield services contracts, Schlumberger helps the upstream energy players to locate oil and gas and to drill and evaluate hydrocarbon wells. The company also supports the explorers to construct oil and gas wells and produce optimum volumes of the commodities from the existing wells. Overall, with operations across the world, the company provides the most comprehensive range of oilfield services and products to the explorers and producers of hydrocarbons. Notably, with presence in almost all the key oilfield services markets across the globe, Schlumberger conducts its business through four segments - Digital & Integration, Reservoir Performance, Well Construction and Production Systems.
Dril-Quip Inc. manufactures highly engineered offshore drilling and production equipment for deep-water severe-service applications and harsh environmental conditions. It designs and manufactures subsea and surface wellheads, subsea and surface production trees, mudline hanger systems, specialty connectors, and associated pipe, drilling and production riser systems, wellhead connectors and diverters, which are used on offshore rig equipment. Its products are used by major integrated, large independent and foreign national oil and gas companies in offshore areas throughout the world. Dril-Quip also provides installation and reconditioning services and rents tools for use in the installation and retrieval of its products. It markets its products through its offices and representatives world wide. The company operates in three segments: Western Hemisphere (North & South America), Eastern Hemisphere (Africa and Europe) and Asia Pacific (Pacific Rim, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, India & Australia).
New Linde plc. is an industrial gases and engineering company. It serves chemicals & energy, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and mining market. New Linde plc., formerly known as LINDE PLC, is based in WOKING, UK.
CNX Resources Corporation is a premier independent natural gas and midstream company engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of natural gas properties in the Appalachian Basin. The majority of their operations are centered on unconventional shale formations, primarily the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale, in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Additionally, they operate and develop Coal Bed Methane (CBM) properties in Virginia.
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., or Petrobras S.A., is the largest integrated energy firm in Brazil and one of the largest in Latin America. The company's activities include: exploration, exploitation and production of oil from reservoir wells, shale and other rocks, as well as refining, processing, trading and transportation of oil and oil products, natural gas and other fluid hydrocarbons, in addition to other energy-related activities. The company operates in five segments:Exploration and Production, Refining, Transportation and Marketing, Distribution, Gas and Power. Petrobras has a total of 7,028 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity.Biofuels: The unit deals with renewable energy programs, including biodiesel, agricultural supplies, vegetable oil extraction and ethanol.
Matador Resources Company is among the leading oil and gas explorer in the shale and unconventional resources in the U.S. It operates in the Cotton Valley and Haynesville shale resources. The company is also committed toward developing and evaluating additional resources that will boost oil and natural gas production, proved reserves and cashflows. In fact, it emphasized that it has successfully widened its reserve base and production of commodities despite a challenging business scenario owing to volatile oil and gas prices. Through San Mateo Midstream, LLC, joint venture between an affiliate of Matador and Five Point Energy LLC, the company conducts midstream businesses to support upstream operations. Starting from transporting oil, gathering natural gas, crude and salt water, Matador's midstream operations also comprises of processing natural gas. There is ample demand for midstream infrastructures like oil and gas transportation as well as gathering assets in the U.S. shale plays like the Permian Basin.
Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company. It explores for and extracts crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids; markets and transports oil and gas; produces gas-to-liquids fuels and other products. Shell plc, formerly known as Royal Dutch Shell plc, is based in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Halliburton Company is one of the largest oilfield service providers in the world, offering a variety of equipment, maintenance, and engineering and construction services to the energy, industrial and government sectors. Halliburton operates under two main segments: Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. The Completion and Production segment supplies cementing, stimulation, intervention and completion services. The unit comprises production enhancement services, completion tools and services, and cementing services. Halliburton's Drilling and Evaluation segment provides field and reservoir modeling, drilling, evaluation, and well construction solutions that allow clients to model, measure and optimize their well placement, stability and reservoir evaluation activities. The division consists of fluid services, drilling services, drill bits, wireline and perforating services, testing and subsea services, software and asset solutions, as well as project management services.
Viper Energy Partners LP is a variable distribution MLP and is a subsidiary of Diamondback Energy - an independent oil & gas exploration and production company. The partnership has mineral interest in prolific oil-rich shale plays like the Eagle Ford and Permian Basin.
ProPetro Holding Corp. is an oilfield services provider operating primarily in the Permian Basin spread over west Texas and New Mexico. The company offers a wide spectrum of specialized, complementary services and equipment for exploration and production of oil and natural gas. Approximately 99% of ProPetro's total revenues come from the Permian Basin.
GeoPark Ltd is an explorer, operator and consolidator of oil and gas. The company operates primarily in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina. GeoPark Ltd is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.
EQT Corporation is primarily an explorer and producer of natural gas, with primary focus on the Appalachian Basin in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The basin has been a major contributor to natural gas production growth in the United States. Notably, in terms of average daily sales volumes, EQT Corp is the largest natural gas producer in the domestic market. The upstream energy payer's operations in the basin spreads across millions of acres, with proved oil and gas reserve. Importantly, the company's core resources in the Appalachian Basin comprises huge inventory of drilling locations. The company has decided to spud wells in the Marcellus shale play in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio that is likely to back the company's incremental production volumes in the years to come. EQT Corp has set its strategic priorities to lower operating costs while maximizing production volumes. It is to be noted that EQT Corp is the only company in the Appalachian Basin that is considered investment grade.
ExxonMobil's bellwether status in the energy space, optimal integrated capital structure that has historically produced industry-leading returns and management's track record of capex discipline across the commodity price cycle make it a relatively lower-risk energy sector play. The company owns some of the most prolific upstream assets globally. Other aspects of the company's story include the largest global refining operations, substantial chemicals assets and a dividend history and credit profile that are second to none in the space. ExxonMobil's capital spending discipline is quite aggressive. The company has a plan in place to allocate significant proportion of its budget to key oil and gas projects. The company's business perspective looks different from most peers since big oil rivals have pledged to lower carbon emissions to tackle climate change. ExxonMobil divides its operations into three main segments: Upstream, Downstream and Chemical.
RPC, Inc. is an oilfield service provider. It supplies equipment and services to the oil and natural gas explorers and producers in the U.S. The company also provides oilfield services in the global markets. The company operates through two segments: Technical Services and Support Services. Technical Services: By employing people and equipment, the company helps its clients with services related to maintenance, production and completion of oil and gas wells. The businesses under this segment is intensive to both capital and personnel, comprising acidizing, coiled tubing, downhole tools, fracturing, fishing, nitrogen, pressure pumping, pump down, snubbing, well control and wireline services to several oil and gas producing companies. Support Services segment offers services and equipment off the site of oil and gas wells. The services comprise of computer and classroom training along with consulting. It also provides the clients with oilfield pipe inspection, pipe management and storage services.
Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. is an oilfield services company. It is one of the largest onshore contract drillers in the United States and has a large fleet of pressure pumping equipment. Patterson-UTI operates primarily in four segments: Contract Drilling , Pressure Pumping, Directional Drilling, and Others. The company is a major supplier of onshore drilling rigs on a contractual basis to explore for and develop oil and gas.
APA Corp. is one of the world's leading independent energy companies engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids. Geographically, the company's operations are in the U.S., Egypt and in the North Sea of the U.K. APA also holds acreage in offshore Suriname (S. America) & other international locations. In the U.S., the upstream player mainly operates in the prolific Permian Basin. One of the largest oil producers in Permian, APA operates oil and gas wells in the region, with exposure to Midland Basin, Delaware Basin, Central Basin Platform/ Northwestern Shelf. APA's major find is Alpine High located in the southern portion of the Delaware Basin will likely be the key volume growth driver in the years to come. APA is also involved in the midstream business through its minority stake in Permian-focused Altus Midstream Company.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation operations are focused on discovering and developing diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore principally in the United States. Chesapeake Energy Corporation is headquartered in Oklahoma City.
Ovintiv Inc. is an independent energy producer, which explores and churns out oil and natural gas from diverse assets located in the U.S. and Canada. Ovintiv acquired Newfield Exploration. A significant portion of the company's output comes from 3 core unconventional positions in N. America, Montney in British Columbia and Alberta, Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma and the Permian Basin in New Mexico. Its multi-basin premium portfolio also include acreage in N. Dakota's Bakken Shale and the Eagle Ford in Texas. It focuses on growth through a combination of acquisitions and active drilling. The company has consistently posted some of the strongest operational and financial results among the independent oil and gas producers.
TotalEnergies SE is among the top five publicly traded global integrated oil and gas companies based on production volumes, proved reserves and market capitalization. The company has operations in countries across five continents. The company's operations are divided into four main segments: Exploration & Production; Integrated Gas, Renewables & Power, which spearheads TotalEnergies' ambitions in low-carbon businesses by expanding in downstream gas and renewable energies as well as in energy efficiency businesses; Refining and Chemicals, which includes all of its bioenergies activities and a new Biofuels division and Marketing & Services, which deals with the supply and sale of petroleum products. The company also has interests in coal mining and power generation.
Range Resources Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of oil and gas properties, primarily in the Appalachian Basin and North Louisiana. The Appalachian Basin incorporates prolific acreages in Marcellus, Utica and Upper Devonian shale formations. The company primarily sells its produced natural gas to midstream firms, utilities, marketing companies and industrial users. It also sells natural gas liquids (NGLs) and crude oil to clients for generating revenues.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an integrated oil and gas company, with significant exploration and production exposure. The company is also a producer of a variety of basic chemicals, petrochemicals, polymers and specialty chemicals. The company conducts its operations through three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. Oil and Gas segment explores, develops, produces and markets crude oil, natural gas liquids, condensate and natural gas. The company has operations in the U.S. as well as international locations. Chemical segment works under the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Occidental Chemical Corporation. It manufactures and markets polyvinyl chloride resins, chlorine and caustic soda. Midstream and Marketing segment encompasses operations that gather, treat, process, transport, store, trade and market crude oil, natural gas, NGL, condensates and carbon dioxide. It also offers these services to third parties.
Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an explorer and producer of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquid. The leading upstream energy firm primarily has operations in the Permian, the most prolific basin in the United States. The company employs development drilling techniques and production enhancement activities along with acquiring core resources to maximize production volumes.
Coterra Energy Inc. is a premier, diversified energy company. Coterra Energy Inc., formerly known as Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, is based in HOUSTON, Texas.
Core Laboratories Inc. provides reservoir description and production enhancement services and products to the oil and gas industry principally in the United States, Canada and internationally. Core Laboratories Inc., formerly known as CORE LABS NV, is based in Houston, Texas.
Southwestern Energy Company engages in the exploration, development and production of natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids in the United States. It holds significant properties in the prolific Appalachian Basin, which is famous for its natural gas reservoirs. Southwestern Energy is involved in the development of an unconventional gas reservoir located Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The company's operations in northeast Pennsylvania, which includes unconventional natural gas reservoir known of the Marcellus Shale are referred to as Northeast Appalachia. Its West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania operations, which incorporates unconventional natural gas, oil and NGL reservoirs in Marcellus Shale, Utica and the Upper Devonian, are referred to as Southwest Appalachia.
Helmerich & Payne Inc. is engaged in the contract drilling of oil and gas wells in the U.S. and internationally. The company supplies drilling rigs, equipment, personnel, and camps on a contractual basis to explore for and develop oil and gas from onshore areas and from fixed platforms, tension-leg platforms, and spars in offshore areas. The technologically advanced FlexRigs rigs, multi-pad drilling, hydraulic fracturing coupled with horizontal drilling, have greatly increased drilling efficiencies of the firm. Helmerich & Payne divides its operations into three business segments: North America Solutions, International Solutions and Offshore Gulf of Mexico.
TechnipFMC plc is a leading manufacturer and supplier of products, services and fully integrated technology solutions for the energy industry. The company is engaged in the designing, producing and servicing technologically sophisticated systems and products for subsea, onshore/offshore, and surface projects. TechnipFMC divides its operations into two major segments: Subsea and Surface Technologies. Subsea is engaged in the manufacture and design of products and systems, performs engineering, procurement and project management and provides services to oil and gas companies associated with offshore exploration and production. The Surface Technologies segment designs and produces systems and provides services used by oil and gas companies operating in land and shallow water exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas.
Hess Corporation is a global integrated energy company. The company engages in exploration, production, development, transportation, purchase and sale of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. It has gathering, compressing and processing operations of natural gas as well as fractionating natural gas liquids (NGLs). Additionally, Hess provides gathering, terminaling, loading and transporting operations for both crude oil and NGLs. The company also provides water handling services mainly in the Bakken and Three Forks Shale plays in North Dakota's Williston Basin area. Currently, the company has two operating segments, Exploration and Production (E&P) and Midstream.
Callon Petroleum Company is solely focused on exploration and production of oil and gas resources in the Permian Basin. Among the three major sub basins of Permian - Midland Basin, Delaware Basin and Central Basin Platform, Callon Petroleum has strong footprint in the'Midland'and'Delaware'Basins. The company made various acquisitions to expand its footprint in the Delaware Basin. Callon agreed to divest certain non-core assets in the Midland Basin. The assets include Ranger operating area in the southern Midland Basin, which comprises net Wolfcamp acreage.
YPF Sociedad Anonima is an international energy company, based on the integrated business of hydrocarbons, focalized in Latin America, with high standards of efficiency, profitability and responsibility. They have a dominant position in Argentina's exploration, production, refining and marketing sectors, as well as a growing presence in petrochemicals.
Comstock Resources, Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, development, production and exploration of oil and natural gas properties. The company's oil and natural gas reserve base is entirely concentrated in the Gulf of Mexico, Southeast Texas and East Texas/North Louisiana regions.
Nabors Industries Ltd. is one of the largest land-drilling contractors in the world, conducting oil, gas, and geothermal land drilling operations across countries. It has a ownership in Saudi Arabia named Nabors Arabia. It offers a number of ancillary wellsite services, including oilfield management, engineering, transportation, construction, maintenance, well logging, and other support services in select domestic and international markets. Nabors has 4 major segments: U.S. Drilling, International Drilling, Drilling Solutions & Rig Technologies. US Drilling comprises drilling activities in the Lower 48 and Alaska along with offshore activities in Gulf of Mexico. International Drilling has operations in almost every major energy-producing sites in the world. Drilling Solutions segment engages in providing specialized technology that optimizes drilling performance and wellbore placement. Rig Technologies segment deals in manufacturing drilling related equipment and also provides aftermarket sales & services.