Sunday, February 11, 2018

ExxonMobil Corporation

ExxonMobil, created by the merger of Exxon Corporation and Mobile Corporation on November 30, 1999 is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, when measured by revenue.

The company is a direct descendent of John D. Rockefeller' Standard Oil Company, and the largest of the six privately owned super oil companies in the world, with daily production of 3.921 BOE (barrels of oil equivalent).

The merger reunited original elements of John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Trust, which was broken up into thirty companies on the order of the U.S Supreme Court in 1911.

The largest of these successor companies was Standard Oil of New Jersey known as Jersey Standard, which marketed it major brand of gasoline under the name Esso. This company change its name to Exxon in 1972.
ExxonMobil Corporation
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