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45,000 gallons of crude spilled in CN derailment in Illinois

45,000 gallons of crude spilled in CN derailment in Illinois

CN derailment poses “no measurable risk to the community”: Police Chief No one was injured when a Canadian National Railroad train hauling over 100 crude oil cars derailed in Plainfield Illinois on Friday evening. Cleanup efforts are currently underway after two of the cars leaked as much as 45,000 gallons of oil leaked from two […]

#ExxonKnew campaign claims global warming caused Exxon valdez spill

#ExxonKnew campaign claims global warming caused Exxon valdez spill

Exxon Valdez is most studied industrial incident to date, no study on Valdez spill and climate change by Katie Brown, PhD, EnergyInDepth How irrelevant and desperate has the #ExxonKnew campaign become? Well, they’re now claiming that global warming caused the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill, and that Exxon should have known it would happen. The claims […]

Trump looks for input from US energy companies on Paris climate accord

Trump looks for input from US energy companies on Paris climate accord

Conoco CEO favors staying in Paris climate pact President Donald Trump and his administration are looking to US energy companies for their input on the Paris climate pact, according to Reuters. During his campaign for president, Trump questioned the validity of climate change and vowed to exit the UN accord, saying it would be too costly […]

By March 15, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Exxon CEO says still sees potential in Canadian oil sands

Exxon CEO says still sees potential in Canadian oil sands

More efficient Canadian oil sands will weather low price environment Despite a write-down in the value of nearly all its Canadian oil sands reserves, Darren Woods, CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp says he still sees potential in the northern operations. “The way we’re managing that (Canadian oil sands) business is looking at the opportunity to […]

Exxon Mobil to extend Norway’s Sigyn field lifetime until end-2022

Exxon Mobil to extend Norway’s Sigyn field lifetime until end-2022

Exxon holds 40 per cent stake in Sigyn field OSLO, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has granted consent to operator Exxon Mobil to extend the lifetime of its Sigyn field offshore Norway until end-2022, the safety watchdog said on Friday. The gas and condensate field around 12 kilometres south-east of the Statoil-operated Sleipner […]

By February 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Papua New Guinea LNG export plant seeks to sell 6 cargos in tender-trade

Papua New Guinea LNG export plant seeks to sell 6 cargos in tender-trade

Papua New Guinea LNG sale sign demand weak MILAN, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil’s Papua New Guinea LNG export facility is seeking to sell six cargoes in a tender, trade sources said. Cargoes are for delivery between May and October, traders said, adding that they expected the tender to attract high levels of interest. “It’s […]

By February 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

56 to 43 vote for Rex Tillerson WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state on Wednesday, filling a key spot on the Republican’s national security team despite concerns about the former Exxon Mobil Corp chief executive officer’s ties to Russia. In the vote, 56 senators […]

By February 1, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
US Senate Committee backs Rex Tillerson as Trump’s secretary of state

US Senate Committee backs Rex Tillerson as Trump’s secretary of state

Rex Tillerson expected to be confirmed in Senate WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly approved President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil chairman Rex Tillerson, on Monday. The vote was 11-10, with every committee Republican backing Tillerson and every Democrat opposing his nomination. Tillerson is expected to […]

By January 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. State Department nominee Rex Tillerson fights climate deposition

U.S. State Department nominee Rex Tillerson fights climate deposition

U.S. State Department nominee Tillerson fights climate deposition By Emily Flitter NEW YORK, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Rex Tillerson, the former oil executive under consideration for U.S. secretary of state, is trying to avoid giving testimony in a federal lawsuit over climate change, according to a lawyer for a group of teenagers who filed the […]

By January 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Exxon Mobil discovers new oil reservoir offshore Guyana

Exxon Mobil discovers new oil reservoir offshore Guyana

Guyana reservoir contains 100-150 million barrels of oil Jan 12 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp said on Thursday drilling results from a third exploration well offshore Guyana showed a new reservoir containing 100-150 million barrels of oil equivalent. The discovery at the Stabroek block is off a border region that is claimed by Venezuela in […]

By January 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →