Anadarko Petroleum specializes in oil and gas exploration and production. It operates primarily in the United States, Gulf of Mexico, Algeria, China and Brazil. Income breaks down by activity as follows:
- hydrocarbon exploration and production (50.7%): crude oil, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, etc.;
- oil and gas sales (46.8%);
- treatment, transformation, and transportation of hydrocarbons (2.5%).
Income breaks down geographically as follows: the United States (74.5%), Algeria (16.4%) and other (9.1%).