News releases

  • 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...
  • 5/17/10 12:00 pm EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical (NYSE:XOM) announced today the introduction of SpectraSyn Elite™ metallocene polyalphaolefin (mPAO) basestock, its latest high-performance, high-viscosity polyalphaolefin (PAO). SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO basestock offers improved performance characteristics versus conventional PAO, enabling the flexibility to develop finished lubricants with improved shear stability, viscosity index (VI) and low-temperature performancemore...
  • 5/17/10 8:30 am EDT
    休斯敦--(BUSINESS WIRE)--埃克森美孚化工(纽约证交所股票代码:XOM)今天宣布推出了SpectraSyn Elite™茂金属聚α烯烃(mPAO)基础油,这也是其最新的高性能、高粘度聚α烯烃(PAO)。 SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO基础油可提供比传统PAO更优异的性能参数,为成品润滑油的开发提供更大的灵活性,实现更优异的剪切稳定性、粘度指数(VI)和低温性能。此外,这些特性可以帮助配方师应对润滑领域的挑战,特别是工业应用领域。 “SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO基础油是埃克森美孚化工茂金属技术向合成润滑油系列产品的创新性延伸,” 合成基础油业务全球副总裁Habib Quazi说,“新型茂金属高粘度PAO的供应能力进一步提升了我们现有的传统PAO产品实力,体现了我们的技术领先地位以及我们致力于向客户提供先进合成基础油的承诺。” 埃克森美孚化工是世界最大的PAO生产商,more...
  • 5/10/10 9:16 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Technology Licensing LLC (EMCTL) and ExxonMobil Catalyst Technologies LLC (EMCT) today announced that Mr. Suphon Tubtimcharoon, Managing Director of Thai Paraxylene Company Limited (TPX), and Mr. Gary T. Schmidt, Vice President of EMCTL and President of EMCT, signed agreements on April 7th 2010 to license ExxonMobil's PxMaxsm technology for TPX’s petrochemical plant in Sriracha, Thailand. The signing ceremony was completed in themore...
  • 4/26/10 4:00 pm EDT
    SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A significant milestone in the development of ExxonMobil’s largest integrated chemical and refining complex was reached with the arrival of seven world-scale furnace modules at the Singapore facility. Each furnace module is about 15 stories (50 meters) tall and weighs over 2,000 tons, the equivalent of the combined take-off weight of five Boeing 747 airplanes. Employing ExxonMobil’s state-of-the-art, proprietary furnace technology, themore...
  • 4/26/10 8:30 am EDT
    新加坡--(BUSINESS WIRE)--7个世界级裂解炉模块组已抵达新加坡的工厂,标志着埃克森美孚最大的炼油化工一体化工厂的开发取得了重大进展, 每个裂解炉模块高约15层楼(50米),总重2,000多吨,相当于5架波音747客机的起飞重量。这些裂解炉采用了埃克森美孚最先进的裂解炉专有技术,是具有原料灵活性的乙烯裂解装置的一部分,该装置的乙烯产能达100万吨/年。 “这些裂解炉的顺利制造和安全运送充分显示了该石化项目的规模,”埃克森美孚化工公司项目经理Georges Grosliere说,“由于项目复杂规模大,需要对数目众多的配件环节进行大量的协调工作。” 裂解炉模块的设计工作历经19个月,在法国和日本实施并于2008年末完成。自该项目获批后,埃克森美孚在新加坡的第二个石化厂凝聚了来自6大洲30个国家的公司员工和承包商的努力。 一艘特殊的多功能重型运输船“RollDock Sun”号,将裂解炉模块从泰国运抵新加坡more...