News releases

  • 9/21/11 8:00 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical (NYSE:XOM) announced today that it will build a world-scale facility to manufacture its metallocene polyalphaolefin (mPAO) synthetic lubricant base stocks at its integrated refining and chemical complex in Baytown, Texas. The facility will have the capacity to produce 50,000 tons per year of high-viscosity (Hi-Vis) SpectraSyn™ Elite mPAO. Engineering, procurement and construction activities for the new facilitymore...
  • 9/2/11 4:04 pm EDT
    美国休斯顿--(BUSINESS WIRE)--埃克森美孚化工针对需要增强美观效果和加工性能的汽车零件(例如三角窗和侧固定玻璃应用的玻璃封装耐候密封件)推出了山都平™ 121-XXM200 热塑性硫化弹性体,这是一系列流动性较高的热塑性硫化弹性体 (TPV) 牌号。 山都平 121-XXM200 热塑性硫化弹性体牌号展现出较低的动力粘度,这将增强各种剪切速率下的流动性,进而生产出具有卓越表面外观且无流痕的模压密封件。 根据零件尺寸和壁厚的不同,可将注射压力减少约 30-40%,将注射温度降低 10 ℃ (50 ℉),并且还有可能缩短周期时间,所有这一切都促进了加工性能的改善。通过减少玻璃破损和降低能耗,加上热塑性硫化弹性体可以完全回收利用这一事实,这样就可能带来可持续性优势。此外,由于简化了加工过程和周期时间缩短,还有可能节约成本。 “山都平 121-XXM200more...
  • 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...