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  • Apr 20, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil today announced that 19 universities and colleges across Louisiana are recipients of $2.58 million through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2008 Educational Matching Gift Program. Since its inception in 1962, the program has provided $398 million to higher education institutions in the United States. Through the matching program, donors may pledge up to $7,500 per year to colleges or universitiesmore...
  • Apr 20, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil today announced that 73 universities and colleges across Texas are recipients of $8.33 million through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2008 Educational Matching Gift Program. Since its inception in 1962, the program has provided $398 million to higher education institutions in the United States. Through the matching program, donors may pledge up to $7,500 per year to colleges or universities withmore...
  • Apr 20, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil today announced that 35 universities and colleges across Virginia are recipients of $1.20 million through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2008 Educational Matching Gift Program. Since its inception in 1962, the program has provided $398 million to higher education institutions in the United States. Through the matching program, donors may pledge up to $7,500 per year to colleges or universities withmore...
  • Apr 20, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees donated more than $36 million to 900 colleges and universities across the United States through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2008 Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil employees, retirees, surviving spouses and directors made more than 8,500 individual contributions totaling more than $11 million to institutions of higher education in 2008, which were matched by themore...
  • Apr 16, 2009
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 300 Hispanic students and their families from Houston are receiving a full day of hands-on instruction today to learn how to apply to, attend and pay for college. Hosted by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and sponsored by ExxonMobil, the program is called “Steps for Success Saturday” and is designed to help many first-generation college attendees navigate through the application process. Themore...
  • Apr 16, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation  (NYSE:XOM) today congratulated U.S. Doctors for Africa and African Synergy for organizing the April 20-21 Leadership for Health African First Ladies Health Summit, the first ever African First Ladies Summit to be held in the United States. The First Ladies will introduce their domestic and region-wide efforts across Africa in the areas of maternal health, girls' education and HIV/AIDSmore...
  • Apr 1, 2009
    IRVING, TEXAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy today announced that 200 third- through fifth-grade teachers from across the country have been selected to attend the national Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy to be held at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey. The selection of the teachers from applications submitted at www.sendmyteacher.com marks the first time that the five-year-old professional development programmore...
  • Mar 30, 2009
    SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janice Zhang and Austin West received Best in Fair awards today at the 2009 ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair. Zhang and West’s projects were selected from among more than 1,100 as the best in the state, in the senior and junior division respectively. The 23rd annual competition, which concluded with today’s awards ceremony, began on March 27. During the awards, more than $50,000 inmore...
  • Mar 30, 2009
    SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janice Zhang and Austin West received Best in Fair awards today at the 2009 ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair. Zhang and West’s projects were selected from among more than 1,100 as the best in the state, in the senior and junior division respectively. The 23rd annual competition, which concluded with today’s awards ceremony, began on March 27. During the awards, more than $50,000 in scholarships were presented tomore...
  • Mar 23, 2009
    ANTWERP, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil today inaugurated its newest high efficiency cogeneration plant at its Antwerp refinery in Belgium. Cogeneration is the simultaneous production of electricity and useful heat or steam used for industrial processes. In addition to generating 125 megawatts, the new plant will reduce Belgium's carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 200,000 tonnes per year, the equivalent of removing about 90,000 cars frommore...
  • Mar 20, 2009
    DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil, in conjunction with Dr. Bernard Harris and The Harris Foundation, announced today the schedule for the second year of “The Dream Tour,” a program designed to help middle school students across the country reach their potential through the power of strong math and science skills. Dr. Harris made this formal announcement while speaking to 500 students at Brenda M. Scott Middle School in Detroitmore...
  • Mar 20, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced the first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo arrived at the South Hook LNG receiving terminal in Milford Haven, Wales. The terminal adds to the UK’s LNG import capacity and energy diversity with the ability to deliver up to 2 billion cubic feet of gas daily into the natural gas grid when it reaches full operational capacity in 2009. South Hook LNG Terminalmore...
  • Mar 16, 2009
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Production Company’s U.S. operations have earned the Gas Processors Association (GPA) 2009 Company Safety Award and the President’s Award for Safety Improvement. Some 500 employees at the company’s gas processing facilities received the honors for outstanding safety performance during more than a million work hours. Gas Processors Association President Bob Dunn presented the awards at themore...
  • Mar 13, 2009
    FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While synthetic motor oils have an impact on the performance of everything from race cars to minivans, many drivers may not be aware of the critical role such oils play in their engines. A new documentary featuring Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil, intends to change all that. Titled “Speed Dreams,” the 24-minute program will premiere March 16 at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT on The Documentarymore...
  • Mar 9, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today that the company’s board of directors expects to elect Mr. A. P. (Andy) Swiger as senior vice president of the corporation effective April 1, 2009. Mr. Swiger, 52, currently president, ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, will be a member of the corporation’s Management Committee. Throughout his career, Mr. Swiger has held a variety ofmore...