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Exxon sees profit rise on refining strength

Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson said that the earnings growth was “driven by higher margins and improved operations in the downstream and chemical businesses.”  More »

Fracking advocates urged to win ugly by discrediting foes

The fight over fracking in Colorado has been viewed as a bellwether for similar debates brewing from New York to Sacramento.  More »

Plaintiffs accuse Exxon of stifling Arkansas oil spill case

In 2013, the Pegasus pipeline ruptured in central Arkansas, spilling thousands of gallons of oil in a Mayflower neighborhood.  More »

India PM uses oil price slump to ease curbs deterring Chevron

India’s recently elected prime minister, Narendra Modi, has made energy security his priority.  More »

Oil industry execs among donors to Koch brothers super PAC

The Koch brothers have long kept the donors to their political causes secret, but rules governing a new super PAC they formed require that the backers be made public.  More »

Oil slump means canceled projects as investment declines

With oil approaching a four-year low, producers will be cautious about sanctioning investment, according to some experts.  More »

Tillerson: Houston at center of energy revolution

In a speech made today in downtown Houston, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson offered an extensive overview of the rise of North American oil and gas production and urged lawmakers to leave politics out of industry regulations.  More »

Exxon, Pemex sign cooperation agreement

The companies agreed to analyze exploration, drilling and refining opportunities.  More »

Exxon fracking report responds to shareholders

Under pressure from the corporate responsibility group As You Sow, Exxon agreed earlier this year to reveal more about how it manages the risks involved with the drilling technique, known as fracking.  More »

In Exxon suit, judge leaves opening for Indonesian villagers

Last year, a Supreme Court decision over foreign human rights abuse victims seeking damages in American courts left a small window open for some hoping for restitution.  More »

Exxon to halt Russian drilling in face of U.S. sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department has given Exxon Mobil Corp. and other contractors a license to wind down operations in the Russian Arctic as the Irving-based company prepares to comply with U.S. sanctions banning joint-venture oil exploration in the area.  More »

Exxon Mobil touts chemical plant expansion

Exxon Mobil Corp. officially launched its already underway Baytown Chemical plant expansion at an event Friday afternoon. Across the street from the event, workers were driving piles and shoring up the foundation for construction.  More »
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