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UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 12:21 p.m.

Fire breaks out at Houston-area Exxon Mobil refinery

A fire burning at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Texas is sending a large plume of smoke into the air, the latest in a series of fires in the Houston …


Lawsuit claims oil boom imperils national park in New Mexico

U.S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation’s busiest oilfields, environmentalists claimed Monday in the latest …


Exxon fined $2M for Tillerson-era breach of Russia sanctions

The Treasury Department said in a statement that Exxon under Tillerson’s leadership had shown “reckless disregard” for sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on Russian entities in 2014 over Russia’s …


UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

Exxon and Shell step up to defend Paris climate accord

As President Donald Trump contemplates whether to make good on his campaign promise to yank the United States out of the Paris climate accord, an unlikely lobbying force is hoping …


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

Exxon says it’ll spend $20 billion on Gulf Coast projects

Exxon Mobil is spending $20 billion through 2022 to expand its chemicals and fuel-making capacity in Texas and Louisiana to transform U.S. shale oil and natural gas into products for …


Tillerson and Exxon part ways; $180 million retirement package

Rex Tillerson, the nominee of President-elect Donald Trump for secretary of state, is severing ties with Exxon Mobil through a $180 million retirement package one week before his Senate confirmation …


It’s official: Trump picks Exxon Mobil’s Tillerson to lead State Department

President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday he has picked Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, calling the oil executive with close to ties to Russia one of …


Analysis: If Exxon Mobil were a country, it would be the world’s 41st largest economy

Exxon Mobil isn’t just any company – it’s a giant. It may be better to think of it as something more akin to a state – and Rex Tillerson might …


Exxon’s 1Q profit plunges 63 percent on lower oil prices

Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent. Revenue tumbled 28 percent, and the oil giant …


Climate group urges activism in investing

Getting public institutions and pension funds to pull their investment dollars from fossil fuels is the new push for climate activists, an organizer said Thursday during a talk in Coeur …


Idaho OKs Exxon loads on Hwy. 12

BOISE — The Idaho Transportation Department issued a final order allowing Exxon Mobil to transport oversized oil equipment on U.S. Highway 12 through north central Idaho. ITD director Brian Ness …


ITD issues final order for Exxon loads on Hwy. 12

The Idaho Transportation Department issued a final order allowing Exxon Mobil to transport oversized oil equipment on U.S. Highway 12 through north-central Idaho.


Mega-loads permits issued but shipments delayed

The Idaho Transportation Department issued permits Wednesday for the first mega-loads proposed for U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, but the four giant truckloads won’t roll just yet. The agency …


Mega-load opponents seek hearing

Residents along U.S. 12 asked the Idaho Transportation Department on Thursday to conduct formal hearings before issuing any special permits allowing oil companies to transport huge loads of refinery equipment …


Company invokes Lewis and Clark in wide load case

A big oil company is invoking the spirit of famed explorers Lewis and Clark to help make its case before the Idaho Supreme Court to ship four oversized loads of …


Group wary of Exxon shipping route

BOISE – A plan by Exxon Mobil Corp. to transport big and heavy pieces of refinery and mining equipment along U.S. Highway 12 through the Lochsa River canyon is generating …


Gas spills at tank farm

Thousands of gallons of gasoline spilled Monday afternoon from a holding tank at the ExxonMobil fuel storage facility in Spokane Valley. Maintenance workers sheared a small pipe that was part …