Delek Group Becomes the first Israeli Company Included by Platts in the Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings for 2013
Delek Group named to Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings for 2013. Delek Group, according to Platts, has distinguished itself through its remarkable performance over the past year. The Company earned a ranking of #155 on overall global performance. This is the first time an Israeli company had made it to this ranking.
This annual survey of global energy companies by Platts measures companies’ financial performance using four key metrics: asset worth, revenues, profits, and return on invested capital.
Commented Mr. Bartfeld, CEO of Delek Group: "This is a tribute of honor for Delek Group, the energy industry in Israel and the Israeli economy. Delek Group which brought energy independence to the state of Israel, in recent years has become a key player in the international market and is of great interest among investors and leading figures. Entry into the Platts ranking proves once again the Group’s important status and the great potential which has been recognized among international players. We intend to continue to focus on energy and develop our activities in this area which will be a major and important accelerator of growth over the coming years”.
This is a convenience summary of the original HEBREW media announcement issued to the local press community by the Company on October 30, 2013.
About The Delek Group
The Delek Group, Israel’s dominant integrated energy company, is the pioneering leader of the natural gas exploration and production activities that are transforming the Eastern Mediterranean’s Levant Basin into one of the energy industry’s most promising emerging regions. Having discovered Tamar and Leviathan, two of the world’s largest natural gas finds since 2000, Delek and its partners are now developing a balanced, world-class portfolio of exploration, development and production assets with total gross natural gas resources discovered since 2009 of approximately 33 TCF.
In addition, Delek has built an extensive network of global downstream assets, including 1,900 gas stations and convenience stores in the U.S., Europe and Israel, and petroleum refineries in the U.S. Delek also holds significant interests in leading water desalination, power generation, insurance and automotive companies.
In 2012, the Company’s revenues were NIS 38 billion ($ 11 billion). Delek Group’s shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: DLEKG) as part of the TA25 Index.
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