Review of the Top Eight Oil and Gas Corporate Venture Capital Groups

February 29, 2016 | State of the Market Report

Corporate venture capital (CVC) groups at major oil companies are vital to the oil and gas start-up ecosystem. They have an equity stake in about half of all oil and gas start-ups that have raised funding. However, oil companies have also committed hundreds of millions of dollars to petroleum substitutes like biofuels, solar, and wind. This report provides a snapshot of the portfolio mix of the eight most prolific oil and gas CVC groups between 2005 and 2015.

Coverage Area

  • Owning the Energy Transition

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Content
  • Snapshot of portfolios
  • Comparing similar companies backed by different CVCs
  • Outlook

Lead Analyst

Daniel Choi
Research Associate


Brent Giles, Ph.D.
Colleen Kennedy