Industry leaders are truly global organizations
Of the Top 100 companies in Houston, 71 are from the O&G industry
These 71 companies employ over 590,000 individuals
Of the Top 100 companies in Dallas, 29 are from the O&G industry.
These 29 companies employ over 149,000 individuals
O&G represents approximately 8% of the total US GDP.
Industry performance remained very strong despite global recession.
Vast majority are publically traded companies.
A high percentage of managers and executives come from engineering and technical backgrounds, leading to a more analyitcal and bottom line driven business focus.