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  • Jan 27, 2010
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil, in partnership with Ashoka’s Changemakers and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), today launched Women | Tools | Technology: Building Opportunities & Economic Power, an innovative challenge that will identify transformative solutions for promoting women’s economic advancement through technology. Through the Women | Tools | Technology Challenge, themore...
  • Jan 25, 2010
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced that its affiliate ExxonMobil Iraq Limited signed an agreement with the Iraq Ministry of Oil to redevelop and expand the West Qurna-1 field in southern Iraq. The agreement was signed in Baghdad by representatives of the Ministry of Oil and the West Qurna-1 contractor consortium in the presence of the Iraq Oil Minister Hussain al-Shahristani and Rob Franklin,more...
  • Jan 22, 2010
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With large North Slope resources, Alaska has the opportunity to be a major supplier of natural gas to North America, Rich Kruger, president of ExxonMobil Production Company, said today in a keynote address at the 2010 Meet Alaska Conference in Anchorage. The development of natural gas at Point Thomson stands out as a great example of the opportunity. Kruger said, “It is currently one of Alaskamore...
  • Jan 20, 2010
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil announced today the successful completion of the first two extended-reach wells at the Odoptu field offshore eastern Russia, employing one of the world's most powerful land-based rigs. ExxonMobil subsidiary Exxon Neftegas Limited (ENL) is operator on behalf of the five-company international Sakhalin-1 Consortium. The Yastreb rig, which is located onshore Sakhalin, drilled horizontally under themore...
  • Jan 20, 2010
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meeting the world’s growing energy needs while reducing the impact on the environment will require the development of all viable sources of energy and new technology development, said Emil Jacobs, Vice President of Research and Development at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company. In a speech to the 2010 World Future Energy Summit, Jacobs outlined the energy challengemore...
  • Jan 13, 2010
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Production Company today announced a project at the Hawkins Field in northeast Texas to recover the equivalent of an additional 40 million barrels of oil, an amount equal to the annual energy needs of over one million Texas households. The project will extend the life of the field, discovered by ExxonMobil in 1940, for an additional 25 years. “ExxonMobil is applying some of its most advancedmore...
  • Jan 12, 2010
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and Petrobras announced today that an ExxonMobil affiliate signed an agreement with a Petrobras affiliate and the Turkish National Oil Company (TPAO) to explore for hydrocarbons in the deepwater Black Sea offshore Turkey. Under the terms of the farm-in agreement, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Turkey B.V. will acquire a 25 percent interest in the Sinop, Ayancik andmore...
  • Jan 6, 2010
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ExxonMobil Foundation announced today it will contribute $500,000 to Teach For America to recruit and train math and science teachers for public schools in low-income communities in Dallas, Houston, southern Louisiana and Washington, D.C. The ExxonMobil grant will be used to recruit more than 1,500 top college graduates from across the United States to teach middle-school math and science. The fundsmore...
  • Dec 30, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program announced today it awarded $1.8 million in grants this year to 2,400 schools to enhance math and science programs across the United States. It is the 10th consecutive year for the program, which has provided grants to K-12 educational institutions in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Local schools are eligible to apply for Educational Alliance grants bymore...
  • Dec 22, 2009
    PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esso Highlands Limited, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and operator of the PNG LNG Project, today announced that the Project participants have finalized a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. for the long-term sale and purchase of liquefied natural gas (LNG) totaling approximately 1.5 million tonnes per annum (MTA). The agreement is effective for a 20-yearmore...
  • Dec 21, 2009
    FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil announced today that its employees in the Metropolitan D.C. area raised more than $2.7 million for local community and charitable organizations during the 2009 Employees' Favorite Charities Campaign. The amount is a record level for the campaign, which has raised nearly $16 million for organizations in the Metropolitan D.C. area since 2002. “Our employees feel honored to give back to their communitiesmore...
  • Dec 15, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), through its affiliate Esso Exploration Angola (Block 15) Limited (Esso Angola), today announced $3.5 million in grants for public health and education programs in Angola. The ten grants, provided by the ExxonMobil Foundation, are aimed at combating malaria and expanding educational opportunities for women. The grants will be disbursed in partnership with national and internationalmore...
  • Dec 14, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) and XTO Energy Inc. announced today an all-stock transaction valued at $41 billion. The agreement, which is subject to XTO stockholder approval and regulatory clearance, will enhance ExxonMobil’s position in the development of unconventional natural gas and oil resources. Under the terms of the agreement, approved by the boards of directors of both companies,more...
  • Dec 11, 2009
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Houston-based former U.S. Astronaut Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr. will give almost 10,000 Houston-area students a first-hand experience with the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math during a high-tech, high-energy performance at the Toyota Center on Monday, Dec. 14. The event, the final stop of the 2009 “Dream Tour, presented by ExxonMobil,” will feature appearances from local athletes, ExxonMobilmore...
  • Dec 9, 2009
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Production Company announced today that it has resumed drilling on two wells started earlier this year at Point Thomson and is on schedule to reach total depth by year-end 2010. The company drilled each of the wells, PTU-15 and PTU-16, to approximately 5,000 feet during the summer, as deep as possible during the ice-free season. Drilling into deeper formations is permitted only during the period November 1more...