Top 4 petroleum company - Employees : 62,500 - USA .
Chevron ranks 7 (Previous rank : 6) in Fortune Global 500 published on July 12th 2007 :
2006 Revenues ($ millions) : 200,567.0, Profits($ millions) : 17,138.0
First, Chevron merged with Texaco in 2001. Then last year, it completed a merger with Unocal. Now it’s firmly established as the second-biggest oil company in the U.S. Thanks to the merger, profits were up 21.6% to $17.1 billion. Revenues were up 6%, in part due to fresh production from new projects in Angola, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, the Gulf of Mexico, and Australia.