Texas Economy in Focus

The Texas 100

The Texas 100 has been discontinued.

First published in January 1998, the Texas 100 consisted of the 100 largest publicly traded employers in the state measured by their average number of workers during 1996.

The Texas 100 was last revised January 2009.

Firm Headquarters Industry
Energy Sector
Atmos Energy Corporation Dallas, TX Gas Utilities
Baker Hughes, Inc. Houston, TX Oil field services
BJ Services Company Houston, TX Oil field services
BP America London, UK Oil and gas operations
Centerpoint Energy Houston, TX Electric utility
Chevron USA Inc. San Francisco, CA Oil and gas operations
ConocoPhillips Houston, TX Oil and gas operations
Exxon Mobil Corp. Irving, TX Oil exploration, production
Halliburton Co.
(including Brown & Root, Dresser)
Dallas, TX Oil field services
Key Energy Services Inc. Houston, TX Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
National-Oilwell Varco Inc. Houston, TX Oil field services
(including GeoQuest)
New York, NY Oil field services and utilities metering
Royal Dutch Shell London, UK Oil and gas operations
The Dow Chemical Co., Inc. Midland, MI Chemicals
Valero Energy Corp. San Antonio, TX Natural gas utility, refining, convenience stores
American Airlines Inc.
(including Teleservice Resources)
Fort Worth, TX Airline, travel agency, telemarketing
Blockbuster Dallas, TX Movie Rentals
Brinker International, Inc.
(Chili's, On the Border)
Dallas, TX Restaurant
Cinemark Holdings Plano, TX Movie Theatres
Continental Airlines, Inc.
(including Chelsea Catering)
Houston, TX Airline
Jack in the Box San Diego, CA Restaurant
Landry's Restaurants Inc. Houston, TX Restaurant
Luby's Cafeterias, Inc. San Antonio, TX Restaurant
Marriot Hotels Bethesda, MD. Hotels and Motels
McDonalds Oak Brook, IL Restaurant
Southwest Airlines Co. Dallas, TX Airline
Starwood Hotels (HOT) White Plains, NY Hotel
YUM! Brands
(Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, KFC)
Louisville, KY Restaurant
Hi-Tech Sector
ATT Communications Inc. New York, NY Telecommunications
Boeing Co. Chicago, IL Aerospace
Dell Computer Corp. Round Rock Computer maker/seller
Hewlett-Packard Palo Alto, CA Computer maker/seller
IBM Armonk, NY Computer maker/software developer
Lockheed Martin Corp. Bethesda, MD Aerospace, defense
Nortel Networks
(including BNR)
Brampton, Ontario Telecom equipment
(including E Systems)
Lexington, MA Aerospace, defense
Sprint Corp. Kansas, MO Telecommunications
T-Mobile Bonn, Germany Telecommunications
Texas Instruments Inc. Dallas, TX Chipmaker
(Bell Helicopter)
Providence, RI Aircraft
Verizon Communications New York, NY Telecommunications
Other Manufacturing Sector
Coca Cola Enterprises Atlanta, GA Bottler
Fluor Corp Irving, TX Construction
General Motors Corp Detroit, MI Auto Manufacturer
Pepisco Purchase, NY Bottler
Temple-Inland Inc Austin, TX Paper
Pilgrim's Pride Pittsburg, TX Chicken producer
Tyson Foods Springdale, AR Poultry, meat producer
Retail Sector
Abercrombie & Fitch New Albany, OH Department Store
AutoZone Inc. Memphis, TN Auto parts
Best Buy Co. Inc. Eden Prairie, MN Consumer electronics
Circuit City Richmond, VA Consumer electronics
CONN'S INC Beaumont, TX Consumer electronics
CVS Pharmacy Woonsocket, RI Drug Store
Dillard's Inc. Little Rock, AR Department store
Family Dollar Charlotte, NC Discount retail
GameStop Inc. Grapevine, TX Consumer electronics
Gap Inc.
(including Old Navy, Banana Republic)
San Francisco, CA Clothing
Goodyear Tire Akron, OH Tires
J.C. Penney Co., Inc.
(including Eckerd Drug)
Plano, TX Department store, drugstore
Kohl's Department Stores Menomonee Falls, WI Department store
Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. North Wilkesboro, NC Home improvement
Macy's St. Louis, MO Department store
Office Depot Delray Beach, FL Office Supplies
O'Reilly Automotive
(Hi Lo)
Springfield, MO. Auto Parts
Petsmart Phoenix, AZ. Specialty Retail
Radio Shack Fort Worth Consumer electronics
Ross Stores Pleasanton, CA. Apparel Stores
Safeway, Inc.
(Randall's, Tom Thumb)
Pleasanton, CA. Food
Sears, Roebuck and Co. Hoffman Estates, IL General merchandise
Stage Stores Houston, TX Department Store
Starbucks Coffee Seattle, WA. Coffee Company
Target Stores
(Target, Mervyns)
Minneapolis, MN General merchandise
The Home Depot Atlanta, GA Home improvement
The TJX Companies
(TJ Maxx, Marshall's}
Framingham, MA Department Stores
The Kroger Co. Cincinnati, OH Food
Walgreen Co. Deerfield, IL Drugstore chain
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Bentonville, AR General merchandise
Whole Foods Market Austin, TX. Grocery Stores
Services and Finance Sector
Accenture, LLC Chicago. IL Management Consulting Services
Administaff Inc. Kingwood, TX Employee Benefits
Aetna Life Hartford, CT. Insurance
Allstate Insurance Co. Northbrook, IL Insurance
Bank of America, NA
(including NationsBank)
Charlotte, NC Banking
BBVA USA Inc. Bilbao, Spain Banking
Citicorp, Inc New York, NY Financial services
Convergys Customer Management Cincinnnati, OH Outsources telephone customer service
Cullen Frost Bankers San Antonio, TX Banking
FedEx Corp. Memphis, TN Shipping
J.P. Morgan Chase
(including Texas Commerce Bank)
New York, NY Banking
International Bancshares Corp Laredo, TX Banking
Kelly Services Inc. Troy, MI Employment
L-3 Communications New York, NY Security services
Manpower Inc. Milwaukee, WI Employment
Tenet Healthcare Corp Dallas, TX Healthcare
Time Warner Inc New York, NY Entertainment and media services
TrueBlue, Inc Tacoma, WA Employment
Spherion Corp. Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment
United Parcel Service Atlanta, GA Shipping
Washington Mutual Seattle, WA Financial Services
Wells Fargo & Co. San Francisco, CA Banking