News releases

  • 4/5/18 11:00 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC today announced an agreement with Sinochem Hongrun Petrochemical Co. Limited, to license ExxonMobil’s FLEXICOKING™ technology to build a resid upgrading unit at Sinochem Hongrun’s High-End Chemical Park located in Binhai Economic-Technological Development Area, Weifang City, Shandong Province, People’s Republic of China. This grassroots unit will process about 1.2 million metric tons ofmore...
  • 3/20/18 9:00 am EDT
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil said today it has started detailed engineering work on a potential U.S. Gulf Coast project to expand polypropylene manufacturing capacity by up to 450,000 tons a year to meet growing demand for high-performance, lightweight durable plastics. A final decision on the investment, anticipated to be several hundred million dollars, is expected later this year. Facility startup could come as early as 2021. The new facilitymore...
  • 10/17/17 11:00 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today that it has commenced production on the first of two new 650,000 tons-per-year high-performance polyethylene lines at its plastics plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas. The full project, part of the company’s multi-billion dollar expansion project in the Baytown area and ExxonMobil’s broader Growing the Gulf expansion initiative, will increase the plant’s polyethylene capacity by approximatelymore...
  • 8/27/17 11:00 pm EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today that its Singapore affiliate has completed its acquisition of one of the world’s largest aromatics facilities on Jurong Island in Singapore. The acquisition was first announced in May 2017. The facility, previously owned by Jurong Aromatics Corporation, is located near ExxonMobil’s largest integrated refining and petrochemical complex, which has an ethylene production capacity of 1.9 millionmore...
  • 5/22/17 11:00 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today the mechanical completion of two new 650,000 tons per year high performance polyethylene lines at its plastics plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas. The company expects production to begin during the third quarter of 2017. Part of a previously announced multi-billion dollar expansion project in the Baytown area, the polyethylene lines will process ethylene feedstock from the new steam crackermore...
  • 5/20/17 8:00 am EDT
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) and SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) signed an agreement today to conduct a detailed study of the proposed Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project in Texas and begin planning for front-end engineering and design work.The agreement was signed during the Saudi-US CEO Forum in Riyadh in the presence of Yousef Al-Benyan, SABIC vice chairman and chief executive officer, and Philippe Ducom, president, chairman and chief executive officer ofmore...
  • 5/10/17 11:00 pm EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today that its Singapore affiliate has reached an agreement with Jurong Aromatics Corporation Pte Ltd to acquire its plant located on Jurong Island in Singapore. The plant, one of the largest in the world with an annual production capacity of 1.4 million tonnes, presents operational and logistical synergies for ExxonMobil’s integrated refining and petrochemical complex nearby. The company expects tomore...
  • 4/19/17 9:00 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Company and SABIC each announced the selection of a site in San Patricio County, Texas for potential development of a jointly owned petrochemical complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The proposed multibillion dollar investment would include a world-scale ethane steam cracker capable of producing 1.8 million tonnes of ethylene per year, which would feed a monoethylene glycol unit and two polyethylene unitsmore...
  • 3/27/17 12:00 pm EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Company, a division of Exxon Mobil Corporation, announced today that it is expanding the capacity of its global hydrocarbon fluid assets by more than 250,000 tons per year at its world-scale petrochemical sites in Antwerp, Belgium; Baytown, Texas; and Jurong Island, Singapore. The capacity expansions will help the company produce higher volumes of its ExxsolTM series of differentiated fluids, as well as amore...
  • 2/28/17 3:00 pm EST
    SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil today announced that it has expanded the tire testing capabilities of its Shanghai Technology Center. A new state-of-the-art Inflation Pressure Loss Rate (IPLR) test room that evaluates a tire’s air pressure loss rate over time has been added. The new facility, which expands upon the company’s global network of tire technology support centers in Baytown, Texas, and Bangalore, India, will help customers meet risingmore...