Stories tagged: ExxonMobil
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
Canada’s fading oil promise leaves U.S. majors struggling
Oil-sands investments in Western Canada that gobbled tens of billions of dollars over the past decade are proving an Achilles heel for some of the world’s biggest energy producers.
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, …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 10:55 p.m.
Trump expected to pick ExxonMobil chief executive as his secretary of state
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name as his secretary of state Rex Tillerson, the chief executive of ExxonMobil, who has worked extensively around the globe and built relationships with …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
ExxonMobil recognized for air pollution reduction
ExxonMobil’s bulk fuel terminal in Spokane Valley has been recognized for its pollution control efforts by the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency.
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015
Amy Goodman: Paris climate meeting critical
Business as usual in carbon economy will lead to catastrophe.
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
Motley Fool: Consider adding black gold to investment portfolio
Does one of the largest companies in the world belong in your portfolio? Consider ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), with a recent market value topping $400 billion.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2013
Environmentalists win megaload challenge
BOISE – A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Forest Service had the authority two years ago to intervene in Idaho’s decision to permit a series of massive shipments …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2011
Oil company backs off plan to use U.S. 12 for megaloads
HELENA – An ExxonMobil subsidiary has stepped back from plans to haul oversized oil refinery equipment to Canada along scenic two-lane highways in Idaho and Montana. Imperial Oil has applied …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2011, 12:13 p.m.
Exxon subsidiary applies for new ‘megaload’ route
Imperial Oil has applied to the Montana Department of Transportation for permits to transport about 300 smaller versions of the so-called megaloads to Alberta via interstates 90 and 15, transportation …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2011, 6:29 p.m.
Superloads will divert to Third Avenue
A series of superloads coming through Spokane will travel down a portion of Third Avenue during the next several months because they don’t fit under a bridge over Interstate 90.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2011
Idaho won’t require escorts for oversized loads to mill
BOISE – The first oversized load hauled by the Nickel Bros. on scenic Highway 12 in north-central Idaho traveled without any state police escorts, and the Idaho Transportation Department now …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2011, 4:18 p.m.
ITD drops police escort rule for megaloads
The first Nickel Bros. megaload on scenic Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, which crossed into Montana late Monday night, traveled without any state police escorts – and the Idaho Transportation …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
Hearings denied on pulp mill megaloads
BOISE – Idaho’s transportation director refused Friday to allow hearings that could delay a new proposal to send megaloads of equipment across scenic U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho. Several …
Fri., Sept. 16, 2011, 11:29 a.m.
ITD says no hearings on new megaloads proposal
Idaho’s transportation director refused Friday to allow hearings that could delay a new proposal to send megaloads of equipment across scenic U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, including several wide …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2011
Company plans to resize, reroute megaloads through Spokane
Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil on Monday announced a new route for the company’s Canada-bound, Korean-made oil field equipment: right through Spokane on U.S. Highway 395 and Interstate 90. ExxonMobil’s initial plan to …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2011, 12:46 p.m.
Mini-megaloads could rumble through Spokane
Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil has announced that some of its controversial megaloads, instead of traveling a scenic route in Idaho, may instead rumble through Spokane on U.S. Highway 395 and I-90.
Mon., July 25, 2011, 7:05 p.m.
Idaho megaload foes lose a round, vow more
Idaho hearing officer and retired district Judge Duff McKee today rejected a motion for reconsideration from opponents of megaloads of oil equipment traveling on U.S. Highway 12, but the opponents …
Sun., July 17, 2011
Oil left in broken pipeline removed, and more to come
BILLINGS – An official with the Environmental Protection Agency says a procedure to remove residual oil from a broken Exxon Mobil pipeline in the Yellowstone River in south-central Montana recovered …
Tue., July 12, 2011, 8:15 a.m.
ExxonMobil beefs up megaloads security for conference
ExxonMobil has hired off-duty police in Lewiston to provide extra security for its refinery equipment during an environmental conference taking place in north-central Idaho.
Mon., July 4, 2011
Scope of damage unclear on Yellowstone River
LAUREL, Mont. – Authorities struggled Sunday to gauge the environmental and crop damage from tens of thousands of gallons of oil that spilled into the Yellowstone River, as Montana’s governor …
Sun., July 3, 2011
Eye on Boise: Megaloads may take both route options
It’s possible that megaloads of oil equipment bound for the Kearl oil sands development in Canada could take both identified routes through Idaho – scenic U.S. Highway 12, where the …
Tue., June 28, 2011
Ruling favors megaloads
BOISE – More than 200 megaloads of Korean-made oil equipment bound for Canada should be given the go-ahead to roll across northern Idaho’s scenic U.S. Highway 12, an Idaho state …
Mon., June 27, 2011, 3:36 p.m.
Hearing officer recommends OK for megaloads
Retired Judge Duff McKee, a state hearing officer, has issued a 63-page ruling on the proposed Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil megaloads on Highway 12, recommending they be permitted.
Sat., June 18, 2011
Loads permitted for CdA
BOISE – The Idaho Transportation Department has issued the first two permits for modified megaloads of oil field equipment to travel up U.S. Highway 95 to Coeur d’Alene, then turn …
Fri., June 17, 2011, 1 p.m.
Modified megaloads to roll through CdA
The Idaho Transportation Department has issued the first two permits for modified megaloads of oil equipment to travel up U.S. Highway 95 from Lewiston to Coeur d’Alene, where they’ll turn …
Fri., June 17, 2011
ITD board drops 10-minute rule for future megaloads
BOISE – Idaho’s top transportation officials voted unanimously Thursday to eliminate the state’s 10-minute limit on traffic delays from oversized loads traveling Idaho roads, including megaloads. The Idaho Transportation Department …
Thu., June 16, 2011, 10:56 a.m.
ITD eases traffic-delay rules for megaloads
The Idaho Transportation Board has voted unanimously to eliminate the 10-minute limit on traffic delays from oversized loads traveling Idaho roads, including giant megaloads.
Thu., May 26, 2011
Megaloads could skip U.S. on rail-truck Canada route
BOISE – What if giant loads of oil field equipment didn’t have to enter the United States to get from Asia to the Alberta oil sands project in Canada, and …
Wed., May 11, 2011, 12:10 p.m.
Megaloads hearing wraps up; decision due in June
After three weeks, testimony in the contested case hearing on more than 200 proposed megaloads on U.S. Highway 12 wrapped up today with disputes over how much the giant loads …
Sat., May 7, 2011
ITD, oil company happy with megaload test run
BOISE – A “test module” for proposed oversize loads on U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho made it to Montana this week, but it took weeks to arrive and caused …