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  • 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...
  • Mar 5, 2009
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced plans to invest at record levels -- between $25 billion and $30 billion annually over the next five years -- to meet expected long-term growth in world energy demand. “The global economy is currently experiencing a downturn, but at ExxonMobil we are focused on the long term,” Rex Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer, said at an annual briefingmore...
  • Mar 4, 2009
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and the National Community Action Foundation announced today a new partnership to enhance training programs for the tens of thousands of new workers required to meet the needs of rapidly growing weatherization programs around the country. ExxonMobil will donate $5 million to the Foundation to support projects that will expand the scale and scope of existing training programs somore...
  • Mar 2, 2009
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and Volunteer Houston announced today that applications were now being accepted for ExxonMobil’s 2009 Community Summer Jobs Program, which offers 65 summer internships at local nonprofit agencies in the Houston area. Now in its 12th year, the Houston-area ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program enables selected agencies to hire a college student for an eight-week internship to assist with the heavymore...
  • Mar 2, 2009
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil, in conjunction with Dr. Bernard Harris and the Harris Foundation, announced today the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp program will expand to 30 residential camps and include participation by 11 new universities. The two-week camps are designed for under-privileged middle school students across the country and provide a fun-filled setting for them to gain a deeper understanding of science,more...
  • Feb 16, 2009
    FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil engineers are visiting seven Fairfax County Public Middle Schools to attract bright young women and men to the exciting world of engineering and the opportunities that are opening up everyday in science and technology. As a participant in National Engineers Week, ExxonMobil hopes to raise greater awareness of engineering career opportunities available for everyone, especially young women. Designatedmore...
  • Feb 16, 2009
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today that additions to its proved reserves in 2008 totaled 1.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels, replacing 103 percent of production. Excluding the impact of asset sales, reserves additions replaced 110 percent of production. These additions assume the long-term pricing basis that the corporation uses to make its investment decisions, rather than single-day, year-end pricingmore...