Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
oil and gas
Subsidy Total: 
$12,403,334,849
Number of Awards: 
2,285
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1983. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2011.

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amounts in one or more Megadeal entries and those of one or more of the other entries. The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Cheniere Energy$3,864,202,23921
Venture Global LNG$1,869,575,0002
Royal Dutch Shell$1,793,996,195114
Exxon Mobil$1,015,682,466115
Valero Energy$921,967,56583
Marathon Petroleum$495,666,522124
Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)$408,600,74433
BP$315,249,099103
Phillips 66$268,551,889182
Anadarko Petroleum$184,652,73941


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Cheniere Energy Cheniere Energy Louisiana multiple 2010 $1,689,328,873 MEGADEAL
Royal Dutch Shell Royal Dutch Shell Pennsylvania state 2012 $1,650,000,000 MEGADEAL
Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Cheniere Energy Louisiana state 2011 $1,447,200,000 property tax abatement
Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Cheniere Energy Louisiana state 2016 $1,167,159,062 property tax abatement
Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC Venture Global LNG Louisiana state 2016 $1,034,025,000 property tax abatement
Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC Venture Global LNG Louisiana state 2016 $835,550,000 property tax abatement
Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Cheniere Energy Louisiana local 2017 $516,278,327 property tax abatement
Exxon Mobil and Saudi Basic Industries Corp. Exxon Mobil Texas multiple 2017 $460,000,000 MEGADEAL
Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Cheniere Energy Louisiana local 2015 $405,922,115 MEGADEAL
Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Cheniere Energy Louisiana state 2015 $402,825,000 property tax abatement
Motiva Enterprises Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) Texas multiple 2006 $257,400,000 MEGADEAL
Valero Refining New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana local 2014 $234,442,649 property tax abatement
Valero Refining New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana local 2014 $234,442,649 MEGADEAL
Motiva Enterprises LLC Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) Texas local 2008 $210,425,638 property tax abatement
Marathon Petroleum Marathon Petroleum Michigan multiple 2007 $186,000,000 MEGADEAL
Anadarko Petroleum Anadarko Petroleum Texas local 2012 $175,000,000 MEGADEAL
Valero Refining Valero Energy Louisiana multiple 2013 $128,622,663 MEGADEAL
Sabine Pass LNG, LP Cheniere Energy Louisiana state 2010 $126,098,145 property tax abatement
ExxonMobil Corp dba Exxon Refinery Exxon Mobil Louisiana state 2011 $118,895,273 property tax abatement
ExxonMobil Exxon Mobil Louisiana local 2011 $118,895,273 MEGADEAL
Valero Refining-New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2013 $118,864,209 property tax abatement
Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Cheniere Energy Louisiana state 2011 $115,535,897 tax credit/rebate
Marathon Petroleum Marathon Petroleum Ohio state 2011 $78,500,000 MEGADEAL
Goshen Phase II LLC BP United States federal 2011 $78,055,029 federal grant
Valero Refining-New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2008 $73,001,528 property tax abatement
Marathon Petroleum Corporation Marathon Petroleum Ohio state 2011 $72,128,036 tax credit/rebate
Devon Energy Devon Energy Oklahoma state 2013 $66,850,000 MEGADEAL
Golden Pass LNG LLC (An Affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation) Exxon Mobil Texas local 2007 $56,992,418 property tax abatement
Valero Refining-New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2012 $54,622,949 property tax abatement
Sabine Pass LNG, LP Cheniere Energy Louisiana local 2017 $54,604,525 property tax abatement
Motiva Enterprises LLC Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) Louisiana state 2009 $46,256,642 property tax abatement
Exxon Mobil Corporation (Refinery) Exxon Mobil Louisiana local 2017 $45,396,921 property tax abatement
VALERO REFINING COMPANY OKLAHOMA COMBINE Valero Energy Oklahoma state 2009 $45,241,062 tax credit/rebate
Long Island Solar Farm LLC BP United States federal 2012 $45,227,568 federal grant
Valero Refining - Meraux LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2015 $38,155,721 property tax abatement
ConocoPhillips Phillips 66 United States federal 2004 $36,000,000 federal grant
ConocoPhillips Company Phillips 66 Texas local 2006 $33,918,601 property tax abatement
SandRidge Energy SandRidge Energy Texas local 2009 $33,885,637 property tax abatement
Marathon Petroleum Company LP Marathon Petroleum Louisiana local 2017 $33,782,131 property tax abatement
Equilon Enterprises LLC (dba SOPUS) Royal Dutch Shell Louisiana local 2017 $33,404,580 property tax abatement
Motiva Company, Inc. Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) Louisiana state 2016 $32,943,052 property tax abatement
Exxon Mobil Corp dba Exxon Mobil Corp Exxon Mobil Louisiana state 2016 $32,828,311 property tax abatement
The Premcor Refining Group Inc. Valero Energy Texas local 2009 $32,749,080 property tax abatement
Placid Refining Company, LLC Placid Refining Louisiana state 2009 $31,643,501 property tax abatement
VALERO REFINING COMPANY OKLAHOMA COMBINE Valero Energy Oklahoma state 2012 $31,577,513 tax credit/rebate
Valero Refining-New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2015 $31,561,787 property tax abatement
PHILLIPS 66 PARTNERS LP Phillips 66 Louisiana local 2017 $29,456,700 property tax abatement
BP Wind Energy North America Inc. BP Texas local 2011 $27,721,124 property tax abatement
Exxon Mobil Corporation Exxon Mobil Louisiana state 2016 $27,400,345 property tax abatement
Total Petrochemicals Total S.A. Texas local 2009 $26,651,621 property tax abatement
Sunray Wind LLC Valero Energy United States federal 2009 $26,246,825 federal grant
Freeport LNG Development, L.P. Freeport LNG Development Texas local 2014 $26,116,764 property tax abatement
Premcor Refining Group Inc. Valero Energy Texas local 2005 $20,695,952 property tax abatement
Delaware City Refining Company PBF Energy Delaware state 2010 $20,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Sabine Pass LNG, LP Cheniere Energy Louisiana state 2016 $19,589,195 property tax abatement
Valero Refining-New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2008 $19,332,497 property tax abatement
Marathon Petroleum Company LP Marathon Petroleum Louisiana local 2014 $18,420,292 property tax abatement
Enterprise Products Company Enterprise Products Partners Louisiana state 2012 $17,819,752 property tax abatement
Marathon Petroleum Company LP Marathon Petroleum Louisiana local 2017 $17,547,827 property tax abatement
Exxon Mobil Corporation (Refinery) Exxon Mobil Louisiana state 2015 $17,300,077 property tax abatement
LION OIL COMPANY Delek Arkansas state 2010 $17,293,748 tax credit/rebate
Exxon Mobil Corporation (Polyolefins) Exxon Mobil Louisiana state 2011 $17,016,079 property tax abatement
Enterprise Hydrocarbons, LP Enterprise Products Partners Texas local 2012 $16,872,634 property tax abatement
Enterprise Products Operating LLC Enterprise Products Partners Texas local 2012 $16,713,189 property tax abatement
Enterprise Products Operating LLC Enterprise Products Partners Texas local 2011 $16,585,522 property tax abatement
Enterprise Products Operating Enterprise Products Partners Texas local 2010 $16,552,174 property tax abatement
VALERO REFINING COMPANY OKLAHOMA COMBINE Valero Energy Oklahoma state 2013 $16,493,235 tax credit/rebate
ExxonMobil Corporation Exxon Mobil Texas local 2004 $16,359,442 property tax abatement
Sherbino II Wind Farm, LLC BP Texas local 2011 $16,251,350 property tax abatement
Exxon Mobil Corporation (Refinery) Exxon Mobil Louisiana state 2010 $16,134,909 property tax abatement
Chalmette Refining, LLC PBF Energy Louisiana state 2008 $15,973,326 property tax abatement
Enterprise Products Company Enterprise Products Partners Louisiana state 2012 $15,860,450 property tax abatement
Valero Refining-New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2009 $15,802,093 property tax abatement
Valero Refining-New Orleans, LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2011 $15,634,096 property tax abatement
Exxon Mobil Corporation (Chemical) Exxon Mobil Louisiana state 2010 $15,628,388 property tax abatement
Motiva Enterprises LLC Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) Louisiana state 2012 $14,382,088 property tax abatement
SUNPOWER CORPORATION Total S.A. United States federal 2017 $14,345,960 federal grant
Enterprise Products Company Enterprise Products Partners Louisiana state 2012 $13,413,864 property tax abatement
Exxon Mobil Corp (Chemical) Exxon Mobil Louisiana state 2012 $13,296,514 property tax abatement
Valero Valero Energy Tennessee local 2011 $13,199,009 property tax abatement
TE Products Pipeline Company Enterprise Products Partners Texas local 2008 $13,172,154 property tax abatement
DCP Midstream, LP DCP Midstream Partners Texas local 2013 $13,055,788 property tax abatement
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC Marathon Petroleum Illinois state 2008 $12,712,135 tax credit/rebate
Denbury Onshore, LLC Denbury Resources Louisiana local 2017 $12,615,120 property tax abatement
Valero Valero Energy Tennessee local 2011 $12,564,290 property tax abatement
Delaware City Refining Company PBF Energy Delaware state 2011 $12,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Chevron USA Chevron Texas state 2013 $12,000,000 grant
Motiva Enterprises LLC Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) Louisiana state 2011 $11,991,092 property tax abatement
Conoco Phillips Co. Phillips 66 Louisiana state 2010 $11,968,969 property tax abatement
Valero Refining - Meraux LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2015 $11,873,779 property tax abatement
Chalmette Refining, LLC PBF Energy Louisiana state 2009 $11,706,895 property tax abatement
BP Solar International Inc. BP United States federal 2010 $11,670,754 federal allocated tax credit
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC Marathon Petroleum Illinois state 2005 $11,535,710 tax credit/rebate
Chalmette Refining, LLC PBF Energy Louisiana state 2015 $11,513,043 property tax abatement
Enterprise Gas Processing LLC Enterprise Products Partners Louisiana state 2012 $11,335,679 property tax abatement
Chalmette Refining, LLC PBF Energy Louisiana state 2010 $11,142,903 property tax abatement
BP Alternative Energy BP Texas local 2008 $11,111,862 property tax abatement
Occidental Chemical Corporation Occidental Petroleum Louisiana state 2008 $10,959,834 property tax abatement
Valero Refining - Meraux LLC Valero Energy Louisiana state 2012 $10,719,547 property tax abatement
VALERO REFINING COMPANY OKLAHOMA COMBINE Valero Energy Oklahoma state 2011 $10,683,625 tax credit/rebate
Apache Alaska Corporation Apache Alaska state 2016 $10,537,635 tax credit/rebate
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