From Open Energy Information
ExxonMobil is a company based in Irving, Texas.
ExxonMobil is the largest publicly traded oil and gas company. The corporation has grown and evolved for the last 125 years, initially operating as a regional marketer of kerosene in the U.S. and now tan international petroleum and petrochemical enterprise. ExxonMobil has operations across the globe. The company's most familiar brands are: : Exxon, Esso and Mobil.
ExxonMobil has operations that can be classified as:
- Upstream, which includes: project execution for a portfolio of diverse opportunities that includes conventional, heavy oil, tight gas, shale gas, deepwater, liquefied natural gas (LNG), Arctic and sour gas projects.
- Downstream, which include refining and distributing products derived from crude oil and other feedstocks. ExxonMobil is a supplier of lube basestocks and marketer of finished lubricants. In addition, ExxonMobil markets fuels products to customers via retail service stations.
- Petrochemicals, which provide the building blocks for a wide range of products, from packaging materials and plastic bottles to automobile bumpers, synthetic rubber, solvents and countless consumer goods. ExxonMobil produces olefins, such as ethylene and propylene, and polyolefins, including polyethylene and polypropylene (used in products such as: packaging film, automotive parts, and polyester fiber).