Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
oil and gas
Subsidy Total: 
$12,455,758,533
Number of Awards: 
2,390
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 2012.

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$1,795,683,725116
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$315,530,694105
Phillips 66$270,036,485184
Occidental Petroleum$207,104,46959


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2017 $1,074 tax credit/rebate
Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2017 $1,176 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $1,178 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $1,457 tax credit/rebate
Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2017 $1,948 tax credit/rebate
Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. Encana Colorado state 2017 $2,127 tax credit/rebate
Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2017 $2,458 tax credit/rebate
Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2017 $2,586 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $3,932 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $4,087 tax credit/rebate
Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2017 $4,892 tax credit/rebate
Encana-Liberty Wattenberg Tax Partnership Encana Colorado state 2017 $5,411 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $8,877 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $10,553 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $11,817 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $12,279 tax credit/rebate
Encana-Nucor 2010 Tax Partnership Encana Colorado state 2017 $12,574 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $13,931 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $14,710 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $15,003 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $18,954 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $21,165 tax credit/rebate
Encana-Liberty Piceance Tax Partnership Encana Colorado state 2017 $22,713 tax credit/rebate
Bill Barrett Corporation HighPoint Resources Colorado state 2016 $27,188 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $28,000 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $30,158 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $35,707 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Coporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $37,488 tax credit/rebate
Bill Barrett Corporation HighPoint Resources Colorado state 2016 $40,768 tax credit/rebate
PDC Energy, Inc. PDC Energy Colorado state 2017 $41,873 tax credit/rebate
Encana-Nucor 2012 Tax Partnership Encana Colorado state 2017 $44,114 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $57,645 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $58,316 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $58,692 tax credit/rebate
PDC Energy, Inc. PDC Energy Colorado state 2016 $61,320 tax credit/rebate
Encana Oil & Gas USA Inc. Encana Colorado state 2016 $64,427 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $64,693 tax credit/rebate
SM Energy Company SM Energy Colorado state 2016 $73,287 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $74,716 tax credit/rebate
Encana-Nucor 2010 Tax Partnership Encana Colorado state 2016 $92,207 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $93,283 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $95,032 tax credit/rebate
SM Energy Company SM Energy Colorado state 2017 $101,063 tax credit/rebate
Bill Barrett Corporation HighPoint Resources Colorado state 2016 $101,255 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $107,403 tax credit/rebate
Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. Encana Colorado state 2017 $112,005 tax credit/rebate
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. Chevron Colorado state 2016 $113,815 tax credit/rebate
PDC Energy, Inc PDC Energy Colorado state 2016 $122,577 tax credit/rebate
PDC Energy, Inc PDC Energy Colorado state 2017 $139,813 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $144,805 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $147,348 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $158,023 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $162,547 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $163,784 tax credit/rebate
Encana-Nucor 2012 Tax Partnership Encana Colorado state 2016 $168,778 tax credit/rebate
PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES USA, INC. Pioneer Natural Resources Colorado state 2016 $176,607 tax credit/rebate
Encana Oil & Gas USA Inc. Encana Colorado state 2016 $183,195 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $225,630 tax credit/rebate
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. Chevron Colorado state 2017 $265,066 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $270,321 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $309,432 tax credit/rebate
Bill Barrett Corporation HighPoint Resources Colorado state 2016 $310,798 tax credit/rebate
Bill Barrett Corporation HighPoint Resources Colorado state 2016 $340,649 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Coporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $365,325 tax credit/rebate
Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc. Pioneer Natural Resources Colorado state 2017 $366,865 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation & Subsidiaries Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2017 $369,195 tax credit/rebate
Encana-Liberty Wattenberg Tax Partnership Encana Colorado state 2016 $536,285 tax credit/rebate
Encana Oil & Gas USA Inc. Encana Colorado state 2016 $635,418 tax credit/rebate
Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2017 $653,118 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $678,476 tax credit/rebate
SUNCOR ENERGY(U.S.A.) INC. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2016 $907,886 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2016 $1,101,524 tax credit/rebate
WPX Energy Inc and Subsidiaries WPX Energy Colorado state 2016 $1,404,474 tax credit/rebate
SUNCOR ENERGY(U.S.A.)INC. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2018 $2,792,744 tax credit/rebate
SUNCOR ENERGY (U.S.A.) INC. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2019 $1,734,505 tax credit/rebate
PDC Energy, Inc. PDC Energy Colorado state 2019 $866,702 tax credit/rebate
PDC Energy, Inc PDC Energy Colorado state 2018 $614,787 tax credit/rebate
SUNCOR ENERGY(U.S.A.)INC. Suncor Energy Colorado state 2018 $229,505 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $224,144 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $198,322 tax credit/rebate
Bill Barrett Corporation HighPoint Resources Colorado state 2018 $196,569 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $187,937 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2018 $174,441 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2018 $172,889 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $171,968 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $170,477 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $160,202 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $132,933 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2018 $120,502 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $112,151 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2018 $102,962 tax credit/rebate
PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES USA, INC. Pioneer Natural Resources Colorado state 2018 $102,600 tax credit/rebate
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. Chevron Colorado state 2018 $94,848 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $93,509 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $92,836 tax credit/rebate
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. Chevron Colorado state 2019 $75,626 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2018 $70,142 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $67,964 tax credit/rebate
Whiting Petroleum Corporation Whiting Petroleum Colorado state 2018 $66,918 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $61,176 tax credit/rebate
Anadarko Petroleum Occidental Petroleum Colorado state 2019 $54,450 tax credit/rebate
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