Established in 2001, BHP Billiton is one of the world s largest resources companies that specializes in mining, process engineering and technical marketing services. Its products include aluminum, energy and metallurgical coal, copper, manganese, iron ore, uranium, nickel, and silver and titanium minerals, as well as oil, gas, natural gas and diamonds. Additionally, the company provides rolling slabs, wire rods, alumina and bauxite. It offers minerals separation, exploration, mine optimization, leaching and remediation services. BHP Billiton has more than 100 operations in over 25 countries worldwide, including United States, Australia and South Africa. It has a staff of more than 35,000 employees. The company provides a range of community services and supports various organizations, including the San Isidro Foundation and Montel bano Educational Foundation. BHP Billiton is located in Houston.