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Rank: 66 (Previous rank: 56)
CEO: Rafael Ramírez Carreño
Employees: 80,000
Address: Ave. Libertador, La Campiña, Apdo. 169
Caracas  1050-A
Country: Venezuela
Website: www.pdvsa.com

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  $ millions % change from 2009
Revenues 88,361.0 17.2
Profits 4,313.0 47.7
Assets 141,940.0 --
Stockholders' equity 66,556.0 --
Profits as % of  
Revenues 5
Assets 3
From the July 25, 2011 issue
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.
Government owned 50% or more.
Figures are for 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2010, and are compared with figures for fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2009.
Excise taxes have been deducted.
Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
Editor's note: Chrysler Group was erroneously omitted from the Global 500 listing. With revenue of $41.9 billion, Chrysler ranks No.205 among all the companies in the world and 61st in the U.S. As a result, Bristol-Myers Squibb, which had ranked No.500, falls off the list. Updates may be found for the full list, rankings by country, and the list of arrivals. Fortune regrets the error.
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