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    1. September 30, 2014

      Exxon considers its course after sanctions hit Russian ambitions

      At another time or in a different place, the oil and gas field ExxonMobil has discovered in the Russian Arctic would have...

    2. July 31, 2014

      ExxonMobil profits surge as output falls

      Two of the US’s biggest oil producers revealed the continuing benefits of soaring domestic oil production as ExxonMobil and...

    1. March 5, 2014

      Brown-Forman gives comfort to investors

      Shares in Brown-Forman climbed after the company behind Jack Daniel’s and Southern Comfort lifted its full-year profit...

    2. January 30, 2014

      ExxonMobil suffers further fall in production despite US boom

      ExxonMobil has reported a third successive year of falling production, as the US oil and gas group struggles to find growth...

    3. October 31, 2013

      Exxon struggles to find growth in fast-changing landscape

      When ExxonMobil’s chief executive Rex Tillerson met investment analysts for the first time after taking over from Lee...

    4. October 11, 2013

      Going ballistic over education

      Earlier this week, Rex Tillerson, the chief executive of the mighty ExxonMobil group, took out full-page advertisements in...

    5. August 1, 2013

      ExxonMobil undershoots on earnings

      ExxonMobil met revenue expectations but disappointed on earnings as it delivered its second-quarter results. Net income at...

    6. March 17, 2013

      Iraq’s appeal wanes for oil majors

      When Iraq held its first postwar oil licensing round in June 2009, groups like ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell and BP flocked...

    7. December 9, 2012

      Big is no longer beautiful in oil business

      For ExxonMobil, the oil business is all about many, many happy returns. More specifically, return on capital employed, or...

    8. November 2, 2012

      Exxon study wins FT book award

      Steve Coll’s Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power has won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of...

    9. November 1, 2012

      Refining business bolsters Exxon profits

      ExxonMobil has reported a sharp fall in oil and gas production but stronger than expected earnings thanks to a strong...

    10. August 8, 2012

      A reading list to reflect loss of faith in capitalism

      Appropriately for a US election year, the longlist for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year...

    11. July 31, 2012

      BP – destined to shale

      Rex Tillerson thinks he has it bad at ExxonMobil. The boss of the world’s largest oil company by market capitalisation...

    12. July 26, 2012

      Shale gas glut dents oil major earnings

      The US shale gas glut is weighing heavily on oil company earnings, with results at ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell...

    13. July 6, 2012

      Small caps: Drug OK lifts SkyePharma

      SkyePharma was among the week’s top small-cap performers after the group’s asthma treatment Flutiform received a...

    14. July 1, 2012

      Learning to live in a changing climate

      Environmentalists rejoice: ExxonMobil is on your side. Well, sort of. In his characteristically plain-speaking way, Rex...

    15. June 27, 2012

      Mexico reform crucial to Exxon investment

      ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil group by market capitalisation, is interested in investing in Mexico if reforms of the...

    16. June 27, 2012

      Global warming ‘manageable’, says Exxon chief

      Global warming is a “manageable” problem, but will require policy changes to adapt to its effects, the chief executive of...

    17. April 18, 2012

      Exxon and Rosneft seal Arctic deal

      ExxonMobil and Rosneft, the Russian state oil champion, unveiled a historic partnership on Wednesday that could invest more...

    18. April 13, 2012

      Rosneft and Exxon ready to seal deal

      Rosneft is expected to finalise a groundbreaking joint venture with ExxonMobil on Monday that will grant the US oil major...

    19. March 8, 2012

      Oil executive downplays Iran oil worries

      Any closure of the critical oil supply route through the Strait of Hormuz by Iran would last at most a few months because...

    20. March 8, 2012

      Exxon holds back output for long-term gains

      ExxonMobil will not rush to increase production from its US oil and gas reserves because it wants to maximise the long-term...

    21. October 27, 2011

      Exxon boosted by commodity prices

      ExxonMobil, the world’s biggest international oil company by market capitalisation, suffered a drop in production in the...

    22. September 21, 2011

      Apache buys Exxon North Sea fields for $1.75bn

      Apache Corporation, the US independent, has sounded a vote of confidence in the future of the North Sea in the UK, by...

    23. September 2, 2011

      An embodiment of Exxon’s no-nonsense culture

      In leadership roles at the world’s largest oil and gas companies, the traditional oilman is a dying breed. Chevron and Royal...

    24. August 30, 2011

      Exxon ends BP’s Arctic dream

      Bob Dudley could be forgiven for cursing his bad luck in Russia. Just three months after the chief executive of BP failed to...

    25. August 30, 2011

      Exxon / Rosneft: BP out in the cold

      Rex Tillerson has just eaten Bob Dudley’s lunch. The chairman of ExxonMobil has secured the sort of Arctic Sea exploration...

    26. August 30, 2011

      Exxon and Rosneft sign Arctic deal

      ExxonMobil has formed an Arctic exploration partnership with Rosneft, the Russian state oil company, in a strategic coup...

    27. beyondbrics

      August 30, 2011

      [snap] Russia: Exxon/Rosneft top-level talks

      Something’s up in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. According to Bloomberg and Reuters, Exxon Mobil executives, headed...

    28. July 28, 2011

      Exxon earnings lifted by higher energy prices

      ExxonMobil, the world’s biggest oil company by market capitalisation, reported its best second quarter since 2008 as higher...

    29. June 11, 2011

      Chesapeake chief survives shareholder vote

      Aubrey McClendon, chief executive of Chesapeake Energy, has survived a shareholder push for his ouster from the board over...

    30. May 12, 2011

      Senators quiz US chiefs on $2bn tax deals

      Democratic senators grilled the top five US oil executives at a congressional hearing, dubbing their defence of $2bn in...

    31. April 20, 2011

      Exxon sees nuclear power holding its own

      Nuclear power’s share of the global energy mix will be unchanged in 30 years’ time in spite of the disaster in Japan,...

    32. FT Alphaville

      April 20, 2011

      Exxon says BP spill response lost time

      ExxonMobil’s chief executive has claimed that BP lost time trying solutions that would never work during last year’s Gulf...

    33. April 20, 2011

      Exxon chief on supply, demand and $120 crude

      In the oil industry, few executives have a better vantage point on demand, supply and prices than Rex Tillerson, chief...

    34. FT Alphaville

      April 20, 2011

      Exxon chief says BP lost time

      BP lost valuable time at the height of its devastating accident in the Gulf of Mexico last year pursuing solutions to...

    35. April 19, 2011

      Exxon chief says BP lost time

      BP lost valuable time at the height of its devastating accident in the Gulf of Mexico last year pursuing solutions to...

    36. FT Alphaville

      March 10, 2011

      Exxon’s Tillerson rejects BP take on spill

      Rex Tillerson, chief executive of ExxonMobil, has attacked Bob Dudley, his counterpart at BP, over his assessment of the...

    37. March 9, 2011

      Exxon’s Tillerson rejects BP take on spill

      Rex Tillerson, chief executive of ExxonMobil, has attacked Bob Dudley, his counterpart at BP, over his assessment of the...

    38. January 31, 2011

      Exxon bolstered by higher oil prices

      ExxonMobil, which has bet heavily on the US gas market through the $41bn purchase of XTO, depended on higher oil prices in...

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