Ranked by performance

(FORTUNE Magazine) -- Gushing black gold Energy and oil companies enjoyed the highest jumps in revenue and income in 2005. No. 3 Royal Dutch Shell reported $25 billion in profits, second to No. 1 Exxon Mobil's $36 billion. Occidental Petroleum (No. 412) led oil companies with the highest return on revenues, at 32.4%.

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