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Exxon Mobil
Rank: 2 (Previous rank: 1)
CEO: Rex W. Tillerson
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The oil giant made a big bet on the domestic natural gas market late last year buying Texas-based XTO Energy for $41 billion. But refining and exploration remain its backbone. The company drilled 45 new wells last year and hit pay dirt on nearly two-thirds of them.

Other big projects: new ventures in Qatar, the Black Sea, and Kazakhstan, including the giant Kashagan field located offshore in the Caspian Sea. With operations in nearly every corner of the planet, Exxon always seems to get a seat at the table when big projects arise. Maybe size does matter. --Peter Newcomb

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 284,650.0 -35.7
Profits 19,280.0 -57.4
Assets 233,323.0
Stockholders' equity 110,569.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 314,153.5
Profits as % of  
Revenues 6.8
Assets 8.3
Stockholders' equity 17.4
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 3.98
% change from 2008 -54.2
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 13.5
Total return to investors %
2009 -12.6
1999-2009 annual rate 7.7
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Exxon Mobil 2 284,650.0
2 Chevron 3 163,527.0
3 ConocoPhillips 6 139,515.0
4 Valero Energy 26 70,035.0
5 Marathon Oil 41 49,403.0
6 Sunoco 78 29,630.0
7 Hess 79 29,569.0
8 Murphy Oil 125 19,138.0
9 Tesoro 139 16,589.0
10 Western Refining 330 6,807.4
11 Holly 431 4,834.3
12 Frontier Oil 488 4,237.2
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Revenues: Excise taxes have been deducted.
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Exxon Mobil
5959 Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039
972-444-1000
www.exxonmobil.com
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Company 2009 $ (millions)
Exxon Mobil $19,280.0
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