News releases

  • 9/2/11 3:42 pm EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical has introduced Santoprene™ 121-XXM200 TPV high flow thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) grades for automotive parts requiring improved appearance and easier processing, such as glass encapsulated weatherseals for quarter lights and side fixed glass applications. Santoprene 121-XXM200 TPV grades exhibit a low dynamic viscosity which results in enhanced flow over a wide range of shear to produce molded seals withmore...
  • 5/16/11 11:27 am EDT
    GUANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical will reinforce its technology leadership by showcasing its industry-leading premium polymer solutions including Enable™ and Exceed™ metallocene polyethylene resins (mPE), Vistamaxx™ propylene-based elastomers, Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs), Vistalon™ EPDM rubber, ExxonMobil™ polypropylene (PP) and Exxtral™ polymer resins on booth 10.2A41 of Chinaplas ‘11 from May 17-20. Also, in collaboration with leading equipmentmore...
  • 5/16/11 10:10 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and affiliates of ExxonMobil Chemical announced that Front-End Engineering Design contracts were awarded and that all components are in FEED phase for the proposed new elastomers project at their Al-Jubail Petrochemical Company (KEMYA) joint venture petrochemical plant. FEED contracts were awarded to Jacobs Engineering Inc. and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding for process units and to Fluormore...
  • 4/21/11 8:22 am EDT
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Badger Licensing LLC (Badger) announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide proprietary technology and basic engineering for a 300,000 metric tons per annum ethylbenzene/styrene monomer (EBSM) plant for Egyptian Polystyrene Production Company (EStyrenics). The plant will be located within the El Dekila port site in Alexandria, Egypt. The contract covers technology licensing and the front end engineering design package along withmore...
  • 3/29/11 9:30 pm EDT
    SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical celebrated the opening of its Shanghai Technology Center today at a ceremony in Shanghai's Zizhu Science-Based Industrial Park. The $90-million facility represents a critical link for development of new premium products which can be manufactured or distributed globally. "The opening of the Shanghai Technology Center is a significant milestone demonstrating our long-term commitment to China and the region," saidmore...
  • 3/8/11 4:30 pm EST
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integration of refining and petrochemicals and a disciplined, long-term approach are fundamental to generating superior returns, ExxonMobil Chemical President Steve Pryor said in a speech at the CERAWeek conference today. "This constancy of purpose has enabled our downstream and chemical businesses to achieve a combined average return on capital employed of 20 percent since 2000," Pryor said. Pryor said that effectivemore...
  • 11/30/10 4:45 pm EST
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical is expanding the capacity of its hydrocarbon fluids plant in Antwerp, Belgium. This expansion will focus on high performance Exxsol™ fluids, including Exxsol™ D, Pentane and Hexane fluids. The project will increase capacity at the plant by 10 percent and strengthen supply reliability. It is expected to be complete in mid-2011. "This investment demonstrates ExxonMobil Chemical’s long-term commitment to meeting themore...
  • 11/19/10 9:20 am EST
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) awarded ExxonMobil Chemical's Headquarters site certification for its Wildlife at WorkSM program today, recognizing the company’s commitment to the environment and sustainability. "ExxonMobil is a longstanding leader in environmental stewardship," said Robert Johnson, President of the Wildlife Habitat Council. "This is what industry leaders do. They are responsible corporate citizens." “We're workingmore...
  • 10/21/10 10:00 pm EDT
    KAWASAKI, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical’s affiliate ExxonMobil Yugen Kaisha (EMYK) announced that Japan Butyl Co. Ltd. has completed a major expansion to increase butyl rubber production capacity at its plant in Kawasaki, Japan. The expansion adds 18,000 tons per year of production capacity bringing the plant’s total capacity to 98,000 tons per year. The expansion is part of the company’s commitment to help meet growing demand for butyl rubber andmore...
  • 5/25/10 8:30 am EDT
    北京--(BUSINESS WIRE)--埃克森美孚公司(纽约证交所股票代码:XOM)今天发布了《2009年企业公民责任报告》,详述了在提供所需的能源,以支持全球经济复苏和增长的同时,公司为提高环境、经济和社会效益所采取的措施。 该报告详细介绍了2009年埃克森美孚如何减少了温室气体排放、取得行业领先的员工安全记录以及在经济衰退的情况下投资达到了创纪录的水平——资本和勘探支出超过270亿美元。通过纳税及产品和服务采购,埃克森美孚为全球经济贡献了大约2620亿美元,超过其利润13倍以上。 埃克森美孚公司董事长兼首席执行官杜乐森说,“为应对可持续发展的挑战,我们需要有效地解决当前面对的复杂的环境、经济和社会问题,同时履行我们的主要职责,即发现和提供可靠的能源供给,满足当代人和后代人追求发展和繁荣的需求。” “2008年年中以来的全球经济衰退影响了能源需求和价格,但并未消除目前快速发展的国家对能源的渴望或缺少现代化能源供应的20多亿人口的需求。埃克森美孚致力于为经济增长和发展提供所需的能源,more...