ExxonMobil is taking its show down the road, announcing plans Monday to move its Irving, TX, global headquarters to Houston.


The integrated global major, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, expects to complete the move, which would be around 250 miles south, by the middle of 2023.

A spokesperson told NGI that “about 250 people currently working at the Irving location will be asked to relocate.”  More information is expected when fourth quarter results are announced as planned on Tuesday (Feb. 1).

ExxonMobil has thousands of employees in the Greater Houston area and along the Texas coast with the area headquarters at a campus north of the city.

“We greatly value our long history in Irving and appreciate the strong ties we have developed in the North...