Tillerson

U.S. Ready to Work with European Allies to Diversify NatGas, Oil Supplies, Says Tillerson

The United States is “eager” to work with its European allies to develop natural gas and oil infrastructure to help diversify the continent’s energy supply, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told an audience on Tuesday.

November 29, 2017

Tillerson Easily Confirmed by Senate to Lead State Department

Former ExxonMobil Corp. Chairman Rex W. Tillerson was approved by the Senate on Wednesday to lead the State Department, becoming President Trump’s top global diplomat.

February 1, 2017

Trump’s Choice, Rex Tillerson, Taking Over as Secretary of State

Former ExxonMobil Corp. Chairman Rex W. Tillerson was approved by the Senate on Wednesday to lead the State Department, becoming President Trump’s top global diplomat.

February 1, 2017

Tillerson Nears Full Senate Confirmation to Lead State Department

President Trump’s nomination of Rex W. Tillerson as secretary of state was favorably approved Monday afternoon in a roll call vote by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, after Republican committee holdout Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida withdrew his objections. The former ExxonMobil Corp. chief was expected to be confirmed easily by the GOP-led Senate.The vote divided along party lines, and the defection of even one GOP committee member could have denied Tillerson the committee’s favorable recommendation. Because of severe weather which delayed the arrival of some members by the meeting’s start at 4:30 p.m. EST, Chairman Bob Corker conducted a roll call vote, which affirmed Tillerson. However, the meeting was kept open to allow those members unable to attend to issue comments later in the evening.

January 23, 2017

Tillerson Facing Clear Path to Lead the Department of State

The nomination of Rex W. Tillerson, the former chief of ExxonMobil Corp. as secretary of state, was favorably approved Monday afternoon in a roll call vote by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, after Republican committee holdout Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida withdrew his objections. Tillerson was expected to be confirmed easily by the GOP-led Senate.The vote divided along party lines, and the defection of even one GOP committee member could have denied Tillerson the committee’s favorable recommendation. Because of severe weather which delayed the arrival of some members by the meeting’s start at 4:30 p.m. EST, Chairman Bob Corker conducted a roll call vote, which affirmed Tillerson. However, the meeting was kept open to allow those members unable to attend to issue comments later in the evening.

January 23, 2017

Tillerson Plans to Recuse Himself for One Year from ExxonMobil Business

If confirmed as President-elect Trump’s Secretary of State, former ExxonMobil Corp. CEO Rex W. Tillerson said he would recuse himself for one year from matters directly related to his 41-year employer.

January 11, 2017

ExxonMobil Business Off the Table, Tillerson Tells Senate Committee

Former ExxonMobil Corp. CEO Rex W. Tillerson said he would recuse himself for one year from matters directly related to his 41-year employer if he is confirmed as President-elect Trump’s Secretary of State.

January 11, 2017
Trump’s Fossil-Friendly, Pro-Business Team Ready to Take Reins

Trump’s Fossil-Friendly, Pro-Business Team Ready to Take Reins

Donald Trump may face a fight in Congress during the confirmation process for some of his Cabinet picks, with bipartisan concerns about ExxonMobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson, his unorthodox choice to become secretary of state.

December 23, 2016
Trump’s Team Viewed as Pro-Business, Fossil-Friendly and Ready to Gut Obama Legacy

Trump’s Team Viewed as Pro-Business, Fossil-Friendly and Ready to Gut Obama Legacy

Donald Trump may face a fight in Congress during the confirmation process for some of his Cabinet picks, with bipartisan concerns about ExxonMobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson, his unorthodox choice to become secretary of state.

December 23, 2016

Darren Woods to Succeed Tillerson as ExxonMobil Chief

Darren W. Woods, 51, currently president of ExxonMobil Corp., will succeed Rex W. Tillerson as chairman and CEO effective Jan. 1, the board announced Wednesday, one day after Tillerson was nominated by President-elect Trump to become secretary of state.

December 14, 2016
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