About the Top 250 Rankings

The S&P Global Commodity Insights Top 250 recognizes outstanding financial performance for the previous year. Each company listed in the Top 250 Rankings has distinguished itself through its remarkable performance and the outstanding efforts and dedication of its team.

Being ranked in the Top 250 Rankings is an accomplishment of prestige and honor in the energy industry. The Top 250 Global Energy Companies rankingsĀ® also showcase the world's fastest-growing energy companies, based on each company's compounded revenue growth over a three-year period.

View the Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings

To attain the most comprehensive assessment of energy companies' financial performance, we used four key metrics: asset worth, revenues, profits, and return on invested capital. In addition to ranking the top energy companies overall, Commodity Insights also distinguishes best performance in nine industry subcategories and three global regions (see below).

Industry breakdown:

Coal and Consumable Fuels
Diversified Utility
Electric Utility
Exploration and Production
Gas Utility
Independent Power Producers
Integrated Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
Storage and Transfer

Regional breakdown:

Europe/Middle East/Africa