Exxon Mobil is still the biggest player in the oil patch

RETURN COMPANY SALES NET INCOME ON CAPITAL OIL AND GAS (BILLIONS) (BILLIONS) EMPLOYED PRODUCTION*

EXXON $232.7 $17.7 21% 4.3 MOBIL

ROYAL DUTCH/ 191.5 12.7 22 3.6 SHELL

BP 148.1 11.9 14 3.2 AMOCO

ALL FIGURES FOR YEAR 2000

* Average daily production in millions of barrels of oil equivalent

Data: Petroleum Finance Co., Bloomberg Financial Markets, company reports

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