ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. We hold an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world’s largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers.
ExxonMobil provide access to energy underpins human comfort, mobility, economic prosperity and social progress. It touches nearly every aspect of modern life. Over the course of its long history of more than a century, ExxonMobil has evolved from a regional marketer of kerosene to an advanced energy and chemical innovator, and one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world. An industry leader in almost every aspect of the energy and chemical manufacturing businesses, we operate facilities or market products in most of the world’s countries, explore for oil and natural gas on six continents, and research and develop next-generation technologies to help meet the dual challenge of fueling global economies while addressing the risks of climate change.
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Colonel Edwin Drake and Uncle Billy Smith drill the first successful oil well in Titusville, Pennsylvania.
Rockefeller and his associates form the Standard Oil Company (Ohio), with combined facilities constituting the largest refining capacity.
Standard Oil lubricates Thomas Edison's first central generating system. Also in this year, Standard Oil Trust forms to include the Standard Oil Co.
The Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville, use both Jersey Standard fuel and Mobiloil (Vacuum) lubricants for their historic first flight at Kitty Hawk.
Following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision, Standard Oil breaks up into 34 unrelated companies, including Jersey Standard, Socony & Vacuum Oil.
Jersey Standard researchers produce rubbing alcohol, or isopropyl alcohol — the first commercial petrochemical.
Humble geophysicists use a refraction seismograph and discover an oil field in Sugarland, Texas.
First commercial unit in a cat-cracking refinery begins operation at Socony-Vacuum’s Paulsboro, New Jersey, refinery.
The world’s first fluid catalytic cracker goes onstream at Louisiana Standard’s Baton Rouge refinery.
Jersey Standard introduces Uniflo motor oil, the first multigrade motor oil recommended for both summer and winter use.
Humble invents 3-D seismic technology, a revolution that completely changes the way the industry searches for oil and gas resources.
Jersey Standard officially changes its name to Exxon Corporation. The name change is approved by Jersey Standard shareholders.
Exxon opens its own facility for environmental health research at East Millstone, New Jersey.
Exxon introduces Exxpol A single-site metallocene catalyst to produce consistent controllable molecular structures that make plastic & rubber Products
Mobil introduces Speedpass, an electronic system which automatically activates the pump and charges purchases to a credit card.
EMRE develops the SCANfining process, which uses a new proprietary catalyst to selectively remove more than 95 percent of the sulfur from gasoline.
ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum, with other joint-venture partners, expand development of the giant North Field offshore Qatar.
Donate through “Idol Gives Back” enables the distribution of hundreds of thousands of bed nets throughout disease-stricken communities in Angola.
Exxon Mobil announced two major oil discoveries and a gas discovery in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico after drilling deep-water exploration well.
The first shipment of liquefied natural gas from ExxonMobil’s PNG LNG Project in Papua New Guinea is delivered to the Tokyo Electric Power Co. Inc.
Doubles its Permian Basin resource to 6 billion barrels of oil equivalent through the acquisition of companies owned by the Bass family of Fort Worth.
In late 2019, ExxonMobil starts oil production from the Liza field offshore Guyana.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ExxonMobil maximizes the production of critical products such as isopropyl alcohol, sanitizer & more products.
Darren W. Woods
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Neil A. Chapman
Senior Vice President
Andrew P. Swiger
Senior Vice President and Principal Financial Officer
Jack P. Williams
Senior Vice President
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