Companies have been surrounding our lives everyday. But there are some global brands which have been the backbone of the world. Here is a list of the top 10 companies in the world. The list has been determined using net profit as a parameter.
10. British Petroleum
This oil and gas company, one of the six oil and gas “super majors”, was founded in 1909, and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. It is engaged in exploration, production, refining, distribution, marketing, and power generation. It produces petrochemicals, and also has businesses in the renewable energy sector- biofuels, wind power, etc. It operates through the Upstream and Downstream segments. The Upstream segment trades and markets natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, power and natural gas liquids, and is involved in oil and gas exploration, etc. The Downstream segment is engaged in refining, manufacturing and supply of crude oil, petroleum and petrochemical products, etc.