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    1. Nick Butler

      August 24, 2015

      The next domino in the oil market — dividends

      For investors who thought the situation in the oil sector could not get worse, the last few weeks have come as a bad...

    2. July 31, 2015

      ExxonMobil earnings tumble 52% amid oil price rout

      The sharp fall in the crude oil price sent second-quarter earnings at ExxonMobil tumbling 52 per cent despite increased...

    1. June 3, 2015

      ExxonMobil at the crossroads: buy a rival or shrink in long term

      At first glance, the decline in the number of shares outstanding in ExxonMobil might make it look like a company that...

    2. The World

      June 3, 2015

      Live: Opec seminar

      This Live Blog session closed at 09:58 on 3 Jun 2015.Ali al-Naimi, the Saudi oil minister (centre), Bob Dudley the...

    3. April 30, 2015

      Energy earnings run dry in Americas

      The slump in oil and natural gas prices since last summer has driven the American production operations of the world’s...

    4. April 8, 2015

      ExxonMobil keen to join oil M&A party

      Speaking to analysts in New York last month, Rex Tillerson, chief executive of ExxonMobil, stressed how the company’s...

    5. March 6, 2015

      US economy: Digging in for the downturn

      Around the flickering flames of an outdoor fireplace, cold beer is flowing and salty epithets are flying as a group of...

    6. March 6, 2015

      Week in Review, March 7

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Exxon head warns prices will stay...

    7. March 5, 2015

      Buoyant ExxonMobil bucks sector’s gloom

      Rex Tillerson, chief executive of ExxonMobil, is showing every sign of being that rare individual: an oil executive who...

    8. March 4, 2015

      Exxon CEO says oil prices will stay low

      The world should “settle in” for a period of relatively weak oil prices, the chief executive of ExxonMobil has said,...

    9. February 15, 2015

      BP’s battles leave it vulnerable to major move

      BP scales down If ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson really wanted to, he could snap up BP in a single bite. Of...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. August 1, 2013

      ExxonMobil undershoots on earnings

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

    17. 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...

    18. 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,...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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,...

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