ExxonMobil is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company that holds an industry leading inventory of global oil and gas resources. ExxonMobil is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and there chemical company ranks among the world’s largest. They are also a technology company that continues to apply science and innovation to find better, safer and cleaner ways to deliver the energy the world needs.
Over the last 125 years ExxonMobil has evolved from a regional marketer of kerosene in the U.S. to the largest publicly traded petroleum and petrochemical enterprise in the world. Today we operate in most of the world's countries and are best known by our familiar brand names: Exxon , Esso and Mobil . We make the products that drive modern transportation, power cities, lubricate industry and provide petrochemical building blocks that lead to thousands of consumer goods. Learn more by using the slider or the arrows below to browse our history over time.
Worldwide, ExxonMobil markets fuels and lubricants under three brands:
Exxon -Customers in the United States have come to respect and rely on Exxon-branded fuels, services and lubricants for their personal and business needs.
Esso -Customers around the world have come to respect and rely on Esso-branded fuels, services and lubricants for their personal and business needs.
Mobil -Marketed around the world, Mobil is known for performance and innovation. Mobil is recognized for its advanced technology in fuels, lubricants and services.
Rex W. Tillerson Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
A native of Wichita Falls, Texas, Mr. Tillerson earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin before joining Exxon Company, U.S.A. in 1975 as a Production Engineer.
In 1989, he became General Manager of EUSA's Central Production Division, responsible for oil and gas production operations throughout a large portion of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas.
In 1992 Mr. Tillerson was named Production Advisor to Exxon Corporation. Three years later he was named President of Exxon Yemen Inc. and Esso Exploration and Production Khorat Inc., and in January 1998 became Vice President of Exxon Ventures (CIS) Inc. and President of Exxon Neftegas Limited. In those roles, he was responsible for Exxon's holdings in Russia and the Caspian Sea as well as the Sakhalin I Consortium operations offshore Sakhalin Island, Russia.
In December 1999, he became Executive Vice President of ExxonMobil Development Company. Mr. Tillerson was named Senior Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corporation in August 2001, and was elected President of the Corporation and member of the board of directors on March 1, 2004. He assumed his current position January 1, 2006.
Mr. Tillerson is a member of the Executive Committee and is a former Chairman of the American Petroleum Institute. He is also a trustee of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council, a member of the Business Roundtable, an honorary trustee of the Business Council for International Understanding, and a member of the Emergency Committee for American Trade.
Mr. Tillerson is the National President of the Boy Scouts of America, Vice-Chairman of the Ford's Theatre Society, and a former director of the United Negro College Fund. He is also a member of the Chancellor's Council and the Engineering Advisory Board for the University of Texas at Austin and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Michael J. Dolan Senior Vice President
Michael J. Dolan is senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation in Irving, Texas.
Mr. Dolan joined Mobil Oil Corporation in 1980 at the Paulsboro, New Jersey, research laboratory. Over the next 13 years, he worked in a variety of engineering and managerial positions supporting Mobil's worldwide refineries.
He joined Mobil's worldwide petrochemicals division in 1993 in Houston, Texas. Mr. Dolan progressed through a variety of strategic planning and business management positions in the aromatics, olefins and polyethylene businesses before becoming vice president and general manager for petrochemicals in the Americas in 1998.
Following the Exxon and Mobil merger, in 2000 Mr. Dolan became the Middle East and Africa regional director of ExxonMobil Chemical Company located in Brussels, Belgium. In 2001, he moved to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he served as executive vice president for ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia. He returned to the United States in 2003 as deputy to the president of ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Company in Fairfax, Virginia.
From September 2004, he was president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company and vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation until his appointment as senior vice president of the Corporation in April 2008.
Mr. Dolan is a Member of the Board of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council, the U.S.-China Business Council and a former director of the American Petroleum Institute. He is on the Board of Trustees of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts. Mr. Dolan also served as director of the American Chemistry Council, the Society of Chemical Industry and the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
A native of Massachusetts, Mr. Dolan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from WPI and a Master of Business Administration degree from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mark W. Albers Senior Vice President
Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and raised in Texas, Mr. Albers joined the company in 1979 and holds a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University.
Throughout his career, Mr. Albers has held a variety of managerial positions in development, operations, production and engineering. After several assignments in Texas and New Jersey, in 1991 he was transferred to Esso Australia in Melbourne as technical manager and later became operations manager. He later held positions as Alaska interests manager and production manager for the Western U.S.
In 2001, Mr. Albers became vice president, Africa, Chad/Nigeria for ExxonMobil Development Company in Houston, and he served as executive assistant to the chairman of Exxon Mobil Corporation at headquarters in Irving, Texas, prior to becoming president of ExxonMobil Development Company in October 2004. He was named senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation in April 2007.
Mr. Albers is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Institution of Engineers Australia, the CEO Forum, Vice-Chairman and member of the Board of Trustees of the US Council of International Business, and serves on the Texas A&M Engineering Advisory Council, the Society of Petroleum Engineers Industry Advisory Council, and the Board of Directors of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME).
Andrew P. Swiger Senior Vice President
Originally from Washington, D.C., Mr. Swiger holds a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
Throughout his career, Mr. Swiger has held a variety of managerial positions in production, operations, engineering, refining and gas and power marketing. He joined the company in 1978 as an operations engineer in Morgan City, Louisiana, progressing through a series of upstream assignments in Africa, Europe and North America.
Mr. Swiger moved to the downstream in 1996, serving as general manager at the company’s Jurong refinery and petrochemical plant in Singapore. In 1999, he returned to the upstream as president and general manager of Mobil Oil Canada, prior to being appointed corporate production advisor at ExxonMobil's headquarters in Irving, Texas.
In 2001, Mr. Swiger moved to London as production vice president for Africa, and in 2003 he was appointed production vice president for Europe/Caspian/Russia region. He also served as the lead country manager for ExxonMobil's business in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Swiger was named executive vice president of ExxonMobil Production Company in 2004. He served in that capacity until being named president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing in 2006, a position he held until being elected senior vice president of the corporation in 2009.
Mr. Swiger is a director of the United Negro College Fund. He is also a member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies Advisory Board.
Donald D. Humphreys Senior Vice President and Principal Financial Officer
A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mr. Humphreys earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University in 1971. He served in the U.S. Army from 1972-1974.; He obtained an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania before joining Exxon Chemical Company in 1976. In 1986, after several assignments in Houston, Baton Rouge and Baytown, he transferred to Exxon Corporation in New York as Senior Financial Advisor in the Controller's Department.; In 1988, he moved to Exxon Company, International as Financial Reporting Manager and later served as General Auditor. In 1990, Humphreys became Upstream Controller of Exxon Company, U.S.A.
In 1993, he moved to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as Financial Director of the Exxon companies in Malaysia.; Humphreys became an Assistant Treasurer of Exxon Corporation in January 1997 and was elected Vice President and Controller in July 1997.
Concurrent with the merger with Mobil in 1999, Humphreys was named Vice President and Controller of Exxon Mobil Corporation. In July 2004, he was named Vice President and Treasurer of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He was elected Senior Vice President and Treasurer and also joined the Corporation's Management Committee effective January 1, 2006.
Mr. Humphreys serves as a Director on the boards of Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and Junior Achievement Worldwide. He is a member of Financial Executives International and the American Petroleum Institute. He has also served as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council.
In addition, Mr. Humphreys serves as a Trustee of the Oklahoma State University Foundation and is a Life Member of the OSU Alumni Association. In 2007, Mr. Humphreys was named a Distinguished Alumnus of OSU and was inducted into the Spears School of Business Hall of Fame. In 2008, he was inducted into the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Hall of Fame. In 2010, he was inducted into the OSU Alumni Hall of Fame.
What ExxonMobile Does
ExxonMobil uses innovation and technology to deliver energy and petrochemical products to meet the world’s growing demand. There people, technical expertise, financial strength, and global reach provide a competitive advantage and ensure broad exposure to high-quality opportunities—from conventional exploration to opportunities that require close integration across our businesses. Our extensive research programs support operations, enable continuous improvement in each of our business lines, and explore new and emerging energy sources and technologies. The Corporation comprises 10 separate companies, making up the Upstream, Downstream, and Chemical businesses.
Today a greater number of significant new oil and gas resources are in remote areas and challenging operating environments. Major projects are more capital intensive, and operating complexity places even greater emphasis on execution excellence. What remains unchanged is our long-term perspective, disciplined approach to investment, technological leadership and focus on world-class operational performance.
The strength of our global organization allows us to explore for and capture all resource types, across all geological and geographical environments, using industry-leading technology and capabilities. We use our unique geoscience capabilities and understanding of the global hydrocarbon endowment to identify and prioritize all quality resources.
We focus on safe operations, reservoir management, continuous improvement and on applying production operations best practices around the world. With experience and applied technology, we can capture more oil and gas reserves at both new and mature fields. Advances in seismic imaging, reservoir simulation, drilling and facility design allow us to reach deposits that were previously unidentified or unreachable.
As the largest global refiner, the majority of our refining capacity is integrated with our lubes and/or chemical businesses. Our global functional organization facilitates efficient development and deployment of global best practices and new technologies.
There downstream operations refine and distribute products derived from crude oil and other feedstocks. There global network of manufacturing plants, transportation systems, and distribution centers provides fuels , lubricants , and other high-value products to customers.
ExxonMobil is the world’s number one supplier of lube basestocks and the largest global marketer of finished lubricants. Supported by a highly trained field force, a strong distributor network and a robust supply, ExxonMobil delivers high-quality products and application expertise to customers around the world.
ExxonMobil is one of the largest petrochemical companies worldwide. There chemical company provides 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.
They hold leadership positions in some of the largest-volume and highest-growth commodity petrochemical products in the world and are the largest global manufacturer of aromatics, including paraxylene and benzene. Exxonmobil is one of the largest producers of olefins, such as ethylene and propylene, and polyolefins, including polyethylene and polypropylene. These products are the building blocks that are used to make many everyday products including packaging film, automotive parts, and polyester fiber.
Specialties Exxonmobil has a diverse set of less-cyclical specialty businesses, all of which rank first or second globally by market position which benefits from a lower cost structure when produced at the same world-scale integrated sites as our commodities. Our specialties deliver advanced performance and value to our customers in a broad array of applications. We have global leadership positions in products such as butyl polymers that help tires maintain proper pressure resulting in improved fuel economy. We offer hydrocarbon fluids with high-performance characteristics for applications such as water treatment, coatings, and oil drilling fluids. In addition, our synthetic basestocks are key components for advanced lubricants.
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