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Top 5 Companies in the Integrated Oil & Gas Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (XOM, CVX, LUKOY, BP, OXY)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Oil & Gas industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Exxon Mobil ranks highest with a ROE of 11.4%. Following is Chevron with a ROE of 5.6%. Lukoil OAO ranks third highest with a ROE of 1.6%.

BP follows with a ROE of -6.7%, and Occidental Petroleum rounds out the top five with a ROE of -16.5%.

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