Goldman Sachs 13F Report: Boosts Shares of Exxon Mobil and Chevron

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Goldman Sachs Group’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 802 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $16.149 billion.

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 11,779,850 shares with a market value of $958,644,161. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 15,225,383 shares with a market value of $1,105,819,525. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,445,533. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 15,330,714 shares with a market value of $1,324,573,713. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 13,029,105 shares with a market value of $778,228,436. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,301,609. About Company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Cobalt International Energy Inc. (NYSE:CIE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 74,868,182 shares with a market value of $1,020,453,329. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 74,868,182 shares with a market value of $577,233,686. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Cobalt International Energy, Inc. is an oil-focused exploration and production company. The Company explores for oil in the deep offshore waters of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and West Africa, with an emphasis on sub-salt and pre-salt exploration, development, and production.
  • Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 9,610,725 shares with a market value of $757,421,214. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 10,149,221 shares with a market value of $562,672,798. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 538,496. About Company: Devon Energy Corporation is an independent energy company that is involved primarily in oil and gas exploration, development and production, the transportation of oil, gas, and NGLs and the processing of natural gas. The Company also has marketing and midstream operations primarily in North America that include gas, crude oil and NGLs.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 10,671,543 shares with a market value of $802,393,344. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 8,420,709 shares with a market value of $533,199,291. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,250,834. About Company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,508,735 shares with a market value of $463,678,291. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 5,565,570 shares with a market value of $515,316,106. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,056,835. About Company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Enterprise Products Partners Lp (NYSE:EPD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 9,312,041 shares with a market value of $402,373,283. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 10,989,911 shares with a market value of $441,244,943. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,677,870. About Company: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides processing and transportation services to producers and consumers of natural gas liquids. The Company generally processes products that are ultimately used as feedstocks in petrochemical manufacturing, in the production of motor gasoline, and as fuel for residential and commercial heating.
  • Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 10,990,340 shares with a market value of $552,704,209. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 10,029,401 shares with a market value of $416,621,327. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -960,939. About Company: Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products.
  • Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,955,898 shares with a market value of $537,169,781. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 4,433,947 shares with a market value of $414,485,380. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -521,951. About Company: Praxair, Inc. supplies gas to industries primarily located in North and South America. The Company produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric gases including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases, as well as process gases including carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronics gases, and acetylene. Praxair also supplies metallic and ceramic coatings and powders.
  • Vale S.a. (NYSE:VALE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 14,703,578 shares with a market value of $469,779,328. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 15,942,789 shares with a market value of $363,495,577. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,239,211. About Company: Vale SA produces and sells iron ore, pellets, manganese, alloys, gold, nickel, copper, kaolin, bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and potash. The Company is based in Brazil, where it owns and operates railroads and maritime terminals.

(Note: Data regarding Goldman Sachs Group’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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