Company Profile: BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP) is a well-known global resources company with key operations as iron ore miner and oil player. It is also a producer of other commodities such as copper and uranium while key business segments include Petroleum, Copper, and Iron Ore. The assets include Minerals Australia asset group in Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia; Minerals Americas asset group with projects in Canada, Chile, Peru, United States, Colombia and Brazil; and Petroleum unit with oil and gas operations, and activities in the United States, Australia and Trinidad and Tobago. The company sets links with its customers through marketing which is under BHP’s global operations. It is a Dual Listed Company with two parent companies, namely, BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc and has over 60,000 employees and contractors across Australia and the Americas.