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List of companies in Houston

Cullen Center in Downtown Houston at night, with Continental Center I, the former headquarters of the now rebranded Continental Airlines, and the KBR Tower, the headquarters of KBR
ConocoPhillips headquarters in the Energy Corridor area
Marathon Oil Tower, the headquarters of Marathon Oil
Sysco headquarters
Halliburton headquarters (North Belt Office) in north Houston

This is an incomplete list of major companies or subsidiaries headquartered in Houston, Texas and the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. Houston is known for its oil and gas industry; Houston has the second highest number of Fortune 500 companies after New York City.[1]

Fortune 500

As of 2013, 24 Fortune 500[2] companies are headquartered in Houston. In addition, Anadarko Petroleum is headquartered in The Woodlands.

Other notable companies

In addition to the Fortune 500 companies above, many other companies in multiple fields are headquartered or have based their US headquarters in Houston.

Although Exxon Mobil has its corporate headquarters in Irving, Texas, most of its employees are in Houston.[3] Hewlett-Packard, maintains a large presence in Harris County, Texas. The corporate offices of Imperial Sugar and Minute Maid, a regional headquarters for Unocal 76, and an office of Schlumberger, are based in nearby Sugar Land. CB&I and US Oncology are based in The Woodlands, Texas.[4]


  • Houston Business Journal Book of Lists.  


  1. ^ "Cities with 5 or more Fortune 500 headquarters.". Fortune 500. 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ "[1]." Retrieved on June 21, 2013.
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  4. ^ Dawson, Jennifer. "Minute Maid headquarters opens in Sugar Land." Houston Business Journal. Monday February 16, 2009. Retrieved on February 16, 2009.
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