Hess Corporation Company Information
- United States
Hess Corp. is engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas as well as in refining and marketing refined petroleum products, natural gas and electricity. It operates business through two segments: Exploration and Production and Marketing and Refining. The Exploration and Production segment explores for, develops, produces, purchases, transports and sells crude oil and natural gas and these activities take place principally in Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Brunei, China, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, France, Ghana, Indonesia, the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States. The Marketing and Refining segment manufactures refined petroleum products and purchases, markets and trades refined petroleum products, natural gas and electricity. It changed its name from Amerada Hess Corp. to Hess Corp. The company was founded by Leon Hess in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, NY.