Meet The 20 Most Profitable Energy Companies In Europe

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Yesterday it was announced that Russian gas titan Gazprom had seen its second-quarter profit rise by 79 per cent this year. It was expected, amid rising gas prices due to continuing concern about the stability of the Middle East. In light of this, we’ve decided to list Europe’s most profitable energy companies based on the profits they posted last year. That means that one certain British energy giant misses out. 

So, as the world keeps one eye on what’s happening in Syria and Iran these guys look like they will keep raking in the profits. 

#20 Gas Natural Fenosa

Country: Spain

Last year's profit: $1.59 billion

Last year's revenue: $26 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#19 Schneider Electric

Country: France

Last year's profit: $2.28 billion

Last year's revenue: $25.9 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#18 Scottish and Southern Energy

Country: United Kingdom

Last year's profit: $2.33 billion

Last year's revenue: $44.1 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#17 ABB

Country: Switzerland

Last year's profit: $2.56 billion

Last year's revenue: $31.6 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#16 National Grid

Country: United Kingdom

Last year's profit: $3.35 billion

Last year's revenue: $22.3 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#15 Iberdrola

Country: Spain

Last year's profit: $3.80 billion

Last year's revenue: $40.3 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#14 Surgutneftegas

Country: Russia

Last year's profit: $4.22 billion

Last year's revenue: $19.6 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#13 RWE

Country: Germany

Last year's profit: $4.38 billion

Last year's revenue: $67.2 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#12 Moller-Maersk Group

Country: Denmark

Last year's profit: $4.71 billion

Last year's revenue: $56.1 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#11 Enel

Country: Italy

Last year's profit: $5.81 billion

Last year's revenue: $97.2 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#10 TNK-BP International

Country: Russia

Last year's profit: $5.82 billion

Last year's revenue: $36.9 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#9 GDF Suez

Country: France

Last year's profit: $6.11 billion

Last year's revenue: $111.9 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#8 Statoil

Country: Norway

Last year's profit: $6.30 billion

Last year's revenue: $87.6 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#7 E.ON

Country: Germany

Last year's profit: $7.75 billion

Last year's revenue: $125.1 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#6 ENI

Country: Italy

Last year's profit: $8.37 billion

Last year's revenue: $131.8 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#5 Lukoil

Country: Russia

Last year's profit: $9.01 billion

Last year's revenue: $86.1 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#4 Rosneft Oil

Country: Russia

Last year's profit: $10.4 billion

Last year's revenue: $46.3 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#3 Total

Country: France

Last year's profit: $14 billion

Last year's revenue: $186.1 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

#2 Royal Dutch Shell

Country: Netherlands

Last year's profit: $20.1 billion

Last year's revenue: $378.2 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

And in at #1...Gazprom!

Country: Russia

Last year's profit: $31.9 billion

Last year's revenue: $118.7 billion

SOURCE: CNN Money

And now, let us celebrate with the Gazprom company song...

Delightful.

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