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Qatar Teams Up With Major Portfolio Players to Develop World’s Next LNG Tanker Design

Qatar Teams Up With Major Portfolio Players to Develop World’s Next LNG Tanker Design

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has joined forces with other major liquefied natural gas (LNG) players to collaborate on the development of new vessel designs to transport the super-chilled fuel across the world.  ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell plc and Total SE joined with QP in signing an agreement to develop new medium and large LNG tankers with…

March 15, 2021
ExxonMobil Greening Up via Carbon Capture and Hydrogen, while Eschewing North American Natural Gas

ExxonMobil Greening Up via Carbon Capture and Hydrogen, while Eschewing North American Natural Gas

ExxonMobil is looking to tame carbon emissions and make it as big a priority in future operations as its oil and gas businesses, CEO Darren Woods said Wednesday. During the annual investor day, Woods set a major new direction for the company, which took it on the chin last year with its first annual loss…

March 3, 2021
Worldwide LNG Market a ‘Big Boy Game,’ Says Qatar Petroleum CEO

Worldwide LNG Market a ‘Big Boy Game,’ Says Qatar Petroleum CEO

The natural gas export market is more difficult and complex to steer than for oil and definitely not for the weak of heart, Qatar Petroleum (QP) CEO Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said Tuesday. The world’s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer is attempting to keep its grip on the No. 1 position with the two-phase expansion…

March 2, 2021
Under Pressure, ExxonMobil Ups Ante Against Global Warming, Promises to Contain Overall Costs

Under Pressure, ExxonMobil Ups Ante Against Global Warming, Promises to Contain Overall Costs

ExxonMobil on Tuesday pledged $3 billion to lower emissions in a bid to bolster its environmental record even as it slashed overall capital spending and vowed to safeguard its dividend. Executives, while declining to directly address a news report that ExxonMobil and fellow supermajor Chevron Corp. had discussed a potential tie-up, also said they continue…

February 2, 2021
ExxonMobil Activist Investor Nominates Four Independent Board Members

ExxonMobil Activist Investor Nominates Four Independent Board Members

An activist investment firm prodding ExxonMobil to boost its alternative energy holdings and improve management oversight on Wednesday formally nominated four people to the board, in time for consideration ahead of this year’s annual meeting. San Francisco-based Engine No. 1 LLC last month said it wanted to squeeze more value from ExxonMobil through “active ownership”…

January 27, 2021
ExxonMobil Decries ‘Demonstrably False’ Report Regarding Permian Valuation

ExxonMobil Decries ‘Demonstrably False’ Report Regarding Permian Valuation

ExxonMobil on Friday fired back in response to a report that it was under federal investigation for overvaluing its Permian Basin assets. According to a story published on Friday by The Wall Street Journal, the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating ExxonMobil following a whistleblower complaint filed last fall. The complaint, said the newspaper, claims…

January 15, 2021
ExxonMobil Retreats on Spending, with ‘Significant’ Natural Gas Development Off The Table

ExxonMobil Retreats on Spending, with ‘Significant’ Natural Gas Development Off The Table

ExxonMobil is backing off ambitious goals to increase spending and is slicing the book value of some of its assets, particularly the U.S. dry natural gas portfolio, by up to $20 billion. Following an annual strategic review by the board in late November, the Irving, TX-based energy giant on Monday said it has revised its…

December 1, 2020
Easton Energy Snags ExxonMobil’s South Texas Petrochemical Pipeline

Easton Energy Snags ExxonMobil’s South Texas Petrochemical Pipeline

Houston-based Easton Energy LLC is expanding its midstream assets in South Texas, agreeing to buy a petrochemical pipeline system from ExxonMobil for an undisclosed amount. The South Texas Pipeline System runs 720 miles from ExxonMobil’s Clear Lake and Katy gas plants near Houston to Energy Transfer LP’s King Ranch gas plant and the Port of…

November 12, 2020
New Mexico’s Reliance on Fossil Fuels Said Facing Reckoning from Volatile Oil Prices

New Mexico’s Reliance on Fossil Fuels Said Facing Reckoning from Volatile Oil Prices

New Mexico’s fiscal health is undergoing an “unprecedented sea change” with global markets signaling the “beginning of the end” for the state’s financial reliance on fossil fuels, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) reported Tuesday. IEFFA’s Tom Sanzillo, director of finance, co-authored the report with energy policy analyst Suzanne Mattei.  “Leases, royalty…

October 20, 2020
ExxonMobil Kicked from Blue Chip Index as Tech Gains Ground

ExxonMobil Kicked from Blue Chip Index as Tech Gains Ground

ExxonMobil is to be replaced on the Dow Jones Industrial Average effective Monday (Aug. 31) in a shakeup prompted by Apple Inc.’s decision to split its stock. The price-weighted, 30-stock, blue chip index said Salesforce.com would replace the Irving, TX-based supermajor. ExxonMobil has traded on the Dow since 1928. As recently as 2011, ExxonMobil was…

August 25, 2020
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