The company came into existence in 1999. It came into existence with a merger between Exxon and Mobil (formerly known as Standard Oil of New Jersey and New York) and is associated to Imperial Oil, Canada. Out of the world’s five or six largest publicly owned oil and gas companies (supermajors) Exxon Mobil is the largest. Exxon, Mobil and Esso are the brands of Exxon Mobil. Esso is the primary gasoline worldwide brand of Exxon Mobil except in Australia and New Zealand (where Mobil is exclusively used). Exxon is its primary brand in most of the United States except in New York, Florida, California, New England where mainly Mobil is used.
Exxon Mobil operates in upstream, downstream and chemical divisions. Marketing, refining and retail operations are handled by downstream division whereas oil extraction, exploration, wholesale operations and shipping are handled by upstream division.
Committed to be the world’s best petroleum and petrochemical company, Exxon Mobil strives to achieve superior operational and financial results while maintaining the ethical standards. They believe that high quality of employees is their greatest strength and hence have been able to evolve over 125 years as a global brand. The CEO of the company is Rex W. Tillerson and company employees 83700 employees.