Cumulative manmade emissions (1854-2010)

 

Over 63% of cumulative manmade greenhouse gas emissions have been generated by just ninety companies. Fifty of these companies are Investor owned, 31 are State owned, and 9 are Nation state owned.

Six Canadian companies are in the top ninety: Encana, Suncor, Canadian Natural Resources, Talisman, Husky Energy and Nexen.

Data courtesy of Richard Heede, Climate Accountability Institute, climateaccountability.org

Hover and click to explore. Clicking on areas in the rings will expand them to view more details.

 

Legend

  • The centre (blue) circle represents the total industrial emissions of CO2 and methane (1854-2010)
  • The "empty" (white) segment represents thousands of small fossil fuel and cement producers, or entities no longer extant
  • On the first ring, companies are grouped according to ownership:
    • green are state-owned companies (such as Saudi Aramco and 30 other national oil, gas, and coal companies)
    • blue are 50 investor-owned companies
    • grey are nine extant and former government-owned fossil fuel and cement industries (such as Former Soviet Union, China, Poland, and North Korea)
  • The second ring comprises the individual companies
  • The the outer ring represents the emissions from Product combustion emissions, Cement process emissions, Flaring, own fuel, vented CO2 and Fugitive methane

Government-owned industries

Production (GtCO2)sort descending Flaring (GtCO2) Fugitive (GtCO2e) Total (GtCO2e)
Czech Republic 1.84 0.00 0.16 2.00
North Korea 2.58 0.00 0.22 2.80
Ukraine 3.11 0.00 0.26 3.37
Kazakhstan 4.10 0.00 0.35 4.44
Czechoslovakia 6.77 0.00 0.57 7.35
Russian Federation 10.37 0.00 0.88 11.24
Poland 24.66 0.00 2.09 26.75
China (coal & cement) 115.11 0.00 8.98 124.09
FSU (Former Soviet Union) 116.88 2.31 10.53 129.72

Investor and State owned industries

Production (GtCO2)sort descending Flaring (GtCO2) Fugitive (GtCO2e) Total (GtCO2e)
OMV Group, Austria

0.30

0.01 0.03 0.35
Murphy Oil, USA

0.37

0.02 0.03 0.42
Taiheiyo, Japan

0.40

0.00 0.00 0.40
Polish Oil & Gas, Poland

0.42

0.02 0.03 0.47
Italcementi

0.46

0.00 0.00 0.46
Cemex, Mexico

0.55

0.00 0.00 0.55
Husky, Canada

0.59

0.02 0.05 0.66
Nexen, Canada

0.59

0.02 0.04 0.65
HeidelbergCement, Germany

0.59

0.00 0.00 0.59
Murray Coal, USA

0.73

0.00 0.06 0.80
UK Coal, UK

0.73

0.00 0.06 0.79
Bahrain Petroleum Corporation

0.78

0.05 0.11 0.93
Talisman, Canada

0.79

0.04 0.09 0.92
Apache, USA

0.81

0.04 0.10 0.95
Canadian Natural Resources, Canada

0.83

0.04 0.09 0.96
Luminant, USA

0.97

0.00 0.08 1.05
Holcim, Switzerland

1.01

0.00 0.00 1.01
CNOOC, China

1.03

0.03 0.06 1.12
Lafarge, France

1.04

0.00 0.00 1.04
Ruhrkohle AG (RAG), Germany

1.05

0.00 0.09 1.14
North American Coal, US

1.09

0.00 0.09 1.18
Kiewit Mining Group, USA

1.19

0.00 0.10 1.29
BG Group (British Gas) UK

1.24

0.09 0.21 1.54
Suncor, Canada

1.24

0.05 0.11 1.41
Syrian Petroleum, Syria

1.29

0.04 0.08 1.40
EnCana, Canada

1.40

0.09 0.20 1.69
Devon Energy, USA

1.41

0.08 0.19 1.69
Sinopec, China

1.41

0.04 0.08 1.53
Westmoreland Mining, USA

1.41

0.00 0.12 1.53
Cyprus Amax, USA

1.61

0.00 0.14 1.75
Ecopetrol, Colombia

1.66

0.05 0.10 1.81
Sonangol, Angola

1.69

0.03 0.07 1.79
Singareni Collieries, India

1.74

0.00 0.15 1.88
Alpha Natural Resources, USA

1.98

0.00 0.17 2.15
Massey Energy, US

2.03

0.00 0.17 2.20
Xstrata, Switzerland

2.05

0.00 0.17 2.22
Hess, USA

2.09

0.08 0.19 2.36
Petroleum Development Oman, Oman

2.40

0.08 0.18 2.66
Egyptian General Petroleum, Egypt

2.48

0.09 0.20 2.77
Rosneft, Russian Federation

2.50

0.07 0.15 2.72
Marathon, USA

2.64

0.11 0.24 2.99
Yukos, Russia

2.69

0.06 0.12 2.86
Repsol, Spain

2.96

0.13 0.29 3.38
Qatar Petroleum, Qatar

3.00

0.13 0.29 3.41
Sasol, South Africa

3.24

0.00 0.27 3.52
Lukoil, Russia

3.60

0.09 0.19 3.87
Oil and Gas Corp., India

3.71

0.14 0.31 4.16
Statoil, Norway

3.89

0.15 0.33 4.37
Petronas, Malaysia

4.56

0.22 0.50 5.27
Anadarko, USA

4.56

0.18 0.46 5.20
Occidental, USA

4.63

0.09 0.34 5.06
ENI, Italy

5.20

0.24 0.54 5.97
Arch Coal, USA

5.43

0.00 0.46 5.89
Petrobras, Brazil

5.49

0.16 0.34 5.99
Rio Tinto, UK

5.50

0.00 0.47 5.96
Nigerian National Petroleum, Nigeria

6.06

0.15 0.33 6.54
Pertamina, Indonesia

6.16

0.21 0.46 6.83
Libya National Oil Corp., Libya

6.22

0.15 0.32 6.69
RWE, Germany

6.31

0.00 0.53 6.84
Anglo American, UK

6.68

0.00 0.57 7.24
Iraq National Oil Company, Iraq

6.70

0.14 0.29 7.14
BHP Billiton, Australia

6.97

0.06 0.58 7.61
Sonatrach, Algeria

7.96

0.40 0.90 9.26
CONSOL Energy, USA

8.38

0.00 0.71 9.10
Abu Dhabi National Oil Corp., UAE

8.84

0.26 0.57 9.67
PetroChina, China

9.67

0.28 0.61 10.56
Kuwait Petroleum Corp., Kuwait

9.80

0.23 0.48 10.50
Total, France

10.79

0.35 0.77 11.91
Peabody Energy, USA

11.46

0.00 0.97 12.43
Coal India, India

14.28

0.00 1.21 15.49
ConocoPhillips, USA

14.70

0.67 1.50 16.87
Petroleos de Venezuela, Venezuela

14.77

0.44 0.95 16.16
British Coal Corporation, UK

17.74

0.00 1.50 19.25
Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), Mexico

18.14

0.59 1.29 20.02
Gazprom, Russia

25.09

2.13 4.92 32.14
National Iranian Oil Company, Iran

26.71

0.76 1.62 29.08
Royal Dutch Shell, The Netherlands & UK

27.57

0.99 2.19 30.75
BP, UK

32.51

1.02 2.31 35.84
ExxonMobil, USA

41.60

1.54 3.53 46.67
Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

42.82

1.03 2.18 46.03
Chevron, USA

46.28

1.48 3.34 51.10