Top 1 petroleum company - Employees : 106,400 - USA
Exxon ranks 2 (1 in 2006) in Fortune Global 500 published on July 12th 2007 :
2006 Revenues ($ millions) : 347,254, Profits($ millions) : 39,500.0
Though it’s not No. 1 this year, the oil giant remains the most profitable company in the world, with $39.5 billion in 2006 earnings, thanks to record crude oil prices in 2006. Revenues are up 2% over last year. And profits jumped 9%. The outfit is a leader in energy exploration, with projects in Africa, Russia, and the Persian Gulf.