Exxon Mobile was ordered to turn over 40 years of documents on Wednesday showing the company’s views on and knowledge of climate change. The ruling was made by a Massachusetts judge in an investigation led by the state’s attorney general Maura Healy, who is working to determine how much the company knew about the link…
On Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump selected Rex Tillerson, the chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil, as his secretary of state. Besides dashing the dinnertime dreams of one Willard Mitt Romney, Trump’s choice also thrust the veteran oil titan even further into the spotlight.
When the price of oil plunges, as it has in the past two years, all of the largest oil companies in the world write down their losses. All, that is, except for one huge company.
Oil companies have known about the effects of carbon dioxide emissions from cars far longer than many originally thought, according to recently released documents.
A few weeks ago, several studies surfaced from the 1970s showing how Exxon collected data demonstrating how fossil fuels caused climate change. The New York Attorney General is now forcing Exxon Mobil to hand over documents that could prove it lied to investors and the public.
It's raining down ash in Southern California, after an Exxon Mobil oil refinery exploded. The blast nearly leveled a processing unit and left four contractors with minor injuries. The local Torrance Fire Department says gasoline is to blame. Meanwhile, the aftermath looks like a scene from Blade Runner.