The oil industry, popularly known as the Petroleum Industry refers to the exploration, production, refining, and transportation of crude and petroleum products either via rail, road, pipelines or sea (with the use of oil tankers) and marketing of petroleum products. It plays very vital role in the global economy of any nation because it promotes industrialization. Thus, in the Philippines, petroleum companies are among the top producing industry in terms of employment generation and output. Targeting the petroleum industry is a must for job seekers who would like to advance their careers. There are major and minor players in the industry. Below is a list of these oil companies and their corresponding contact information.
The three (3) major petroleum companies are identified below. These three players in the market captures 60.3 percent of total oil demand at the end of 2015. The list are as follows:
1. Petron Corporation
Petron is considered as the leader in the industry as it captured 30.4 percent market share.
Address: SMC Head Office Complex, 40 San Miguel Avenue, Mandaluyong City
2. Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation
Placed as the second best player in the market capturing a market share of 23 percent.
The last major player in the market is Chevron who partnered with Caltex and currently has a 6.9 percent market share.
Address: 6/F, 6750 Office Tower Ayala Avenue, Makati City
Moreover, there are also minor oil players and direct importers in the market that are currently gaining momentum. Direct importer here refers to end users who import most of their requirements. Below are the list of these companies.
1. Seaoil Corporation
Seaoil is placed in the 4th position with 5.1 percent market share.
Address: 433 Peñafrancia Street, Maynila
2. Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Incorporated
Phoenix on the other hand is on the 5th rank with a 4.7 market share.
Address: 25th Floor, Fort Legend Tower, 3rd Avenue corner 31st Street, Fort Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
The last player in the market identified by the Department of Energy or DOE is Unioil capturing a 3.6
percent market share.
Address: Manila Office: 1-C Victoneta Avenue, Barangay Potrero, Malabon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
18. JS Philippines Global Corporation (JSPGC)
Address: Unit 3 #88 Amang Rodriguez Ave., Santolan, Pasig City, Philippines 1610
19. South Pacific Inc. (SPI)
Address: Costal town of Calaca – Lemery Hwy, Calaca, Batangas
The oil industry is definitely growing. From the fourteen (14) companies being monitored by the Deparment of Energy (DOE) in 2010, it went up to twenty-two (22) companies by 2015. While the three major players in the industry are continually expanding, the minor players are also aggressively developing its reach across the country. For job seekers, penetrating the petroleum industry is definitely encouraged. Its potential of expanding is big and the demand is just increasing year after year. Thus, grab the opportunity and join the workforce of the companies identified above.