There's a lot of money to be earned in the energy industry, with some of the biggest producers of oil and gas earning hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue every year. Chinese oil company, PetroChina, earned $374.9 billion in 2021 which amounts to a whopping $11,888 of revenue earned every second. They came in at the number one spot on the list created by the team at SolarPowerGuide.com
, The Biggest Energy Companies in the World Ranked by Revenue. It includes a list of the thirty companies in the energy sector that earned the most revenue per second in 2021, using data collected by Companies Market Cap. A different Chinese oil company, Sinopec, came in second place and wasn’t too far behind PetroChina with their $11,187 in revenue earned per second. While companies from China held the top 2 spots, the United States boasts the most high earning energy companies with six in the top thirty. Exxonmobil is the highest earner for U.S. companies and was found to have earned $7,646 per second, putting them in fourth place.