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Fortune 500 Companies

Twenty–two Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the Houston region. Houston ranks fourth among metro areas in Fortune 500 headquarters
Published on 9/8/20
Fortune 500 Companies in Houston

  • Twenty-two companies on the 2020 Fortune 500 list are headquartered in the Houston metro area, ranking Houston fourth in the country behind New York (65), Chicago (33) and Dallas-Ft. Worth (24). The Houston Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is home to 41 companies on the Fortune 1000 list.
  • The biggest movers on the Fortune 500 from 2019 to 2020 are Cheniere (up to #329 from #383), CenterPoint (up to #260 from #299) and Quanta Services (up to #261 from #282). 
  • Houston lost one contender from the list, Marathon Oil, which went from #456 to #534. 
  • Houston added one company to its Fortune 500 roster this year: Crown Castle International (moved from #513 to #496).


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Houston ranks #4 among U.S. metro areas in Fortune 500 headquarters

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