Fortune 500 Companies
Published on 6/14/23
Twenty–six Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the Houston region. Houston ranks third among U.S. metro areas for most Fortune 500 headquarters.
- Twenty-six companies on the 2023 Fortune 500 list are headquartered in the Houston metro area, ranking Houston third in the country behind New York (62) and Chicago (30) and ahead of Dallas-Fort Worth (23).
- The biggest movers on the Fortune 500 from ’22 to ’23 are Southwestern Energy (up to #275 from #486), Cheniere Energy (up to #122 from #233), and APA (up to #341 from #431).
- Houston lost two contenders from the list this year. KBR dropped to #532 from #460 and Academy Sports & Outdoors dropped to #544 from #481.
- Houston added two companies to its Fortune 500 roster this year: ExxonMobile which ranks #3 moved its headquarters to Houston in July '23 and Par Pacific Holdings which ranks #492 up from #634 in ’22.