Stories tagged: exxon
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
Former Exxon CEO Tillerson confirmed as secretary of state
Rex Tillerson, the former ExxonMobil chief, won Senate confirmation as secretary of state after lawmakers split mostly along party lines on U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice of an oilman with …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Exxon praises ‘monumental’ Paris agreement in signal to Trump
ExxonMobil Corp., the U.S. oil giant that’s facing investigations over what it knew and when about climate change, sees the Paris agreement to mitigate global warming as a “monumental” achievement, …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Tillerson doesn’t deny climate change – but dodges questions about Exxon’s role in sowing doubt
Secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson on Wednesday said he believes “the risk of climate change does exist, and the consequences could be serious enough that action should be taken.”
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
Sources: Trump to pick Exxon Mobil CEO Tillerson to lead State Department
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the State Department, according to two people close to Trump’s transition team.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
Exxon 3Q profit falls 38 percent on lower oil prices
Exxon’s profit keeps shrinking because of lower oil prices, and the company is responding by sharply cutting investment in future production.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
State, federal agency seek damages for Yellowstone oil spill
The state of Montana and U.S. Department of Interior say they’ll seek compensation for environmental damages caused by a 30,000-gallon pipeline spill into the Yellowstone River.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Exxon tries to quash NY subpoena of climate-change documents
Exxon is expanding its counter-attack against critics and is now seeking to quash a New York subpoena of the company’s documents related to climate change.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Settlement reached in Exxon Yellowstone spill
Exxon Mobil Corp. will pay $12 million for environmental damages caused by a pipeline break that spilled 63,000 gallons of crude into Montana’s Yellowstone River and prompted a national debate …
UPDATED: Wed., May 25, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Exxon, Chevron shareholders reject climate resolutions
Exxon Mobil is holding its annual shareholder meeting as it faces volatile crude prices and investigations into what it knew and allegedly didn’t disclose about oil’s role in climate change.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 3:05 p.m.
Exxon seeks to block subpoena over climate-change documents
Exxon Mobil Corp. is squaring off against government investigators who believe the energy giant covered up knowledge of how fossil fuels contribute to climate change.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2009, midnight
Exxon Mobil deal places big bet on natural gas
Exxon Mobil’s purchase of a Texas natural gas producer for $29 billion could reshape the U.S. energy landscape, setting the stage for the fuel to challenge coal in the nation’s …