Energy and environment

Drilling and production technology

Our unique challenge consists of deploying technologies and methods to safely develop a wide range of resources both onshore and offshore in diverse locations around the world. 

Industry leaders

Leading one of the most technologically advanced industries in the world

ExxonMobil takes a disciplined approach to project execution. Experienced personnel apply established project management systems that enable complex projects to be completed safely and on time. Our execution excellence is built on a solid, experience-based foundation that’s embedded in every project management and safety system.

Technology helps meet demand

Extended-reach and high-impact drilling and completion technologies

Advances in technology play a critical role in meeting the global energy demand. They enable the discovery of new resources, access to harsh or remote locations, and the development of challenging reservoirs that previously were not economic to produce.

Environmental performance

Reducing the environmental impact of our drilling initiatives

ExxonMobil’s policy is to conduct business in a manner that is compatible with the balanced environmental and economic needs of the communities in which it operates.

How we ensure safety

Operations Integrity Management System

ExxonMobil’s OIMS Framework establishes common worldwide expectations for addressing risks inherent in our business. The term Operations Integrity (OI) is used by ExxonMobil to address all aspects of its business that can impact personnel and process safety, security, health, and environmental performance.
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Work-life balance in the middle of the ocean In the North Atlantic Ocean stands an 826,733-ton (750,000 tonnes) engineering feat: a man-made island that, day and night, plays its part in supplying the world with energy. Welcome to Hebron, one of the world’s largest offshore oil production platforms and a truly unique place.

Drilling Energy Factor Apr. 3, 2019

A data transformation in America's energy frontier Welcome to the oilfield of the future, where wells across hundreds of miles communicate with each other and operators can rely on data-driven insights and real-time automation to make faster, smarter decisions.

Drilling Energy Factor Feb. 22, 2019

ExxonMobil to increase Permian profitability through digital partnership with Microsoft IRVING, Texas — ExxonMobil said today a new partnership with Microsoft will make its Permian Basin operations the largest-ever oil and gas acreage to use cloud technology and is expected to generate billions in net cash flow over the next decade through improvements in analyses and enhancements to operational efficiencies.

Newsroom News Feb. 22, 2019

ExxonMobil wins additional acreage in Brazil’s 5th pre-salt bid round IRVING, Texas — ExxonMobil has increased its holdings in Brazil’s pre-salt basins after it won the Titã exploration block with co-venturer Qatar Petroleum during Brazil’s 5th pre-salt bid round.

Newsroom News Sept. 28, 2018

ExxonMobil adds ninth discovery offshore Guyana IRVING, Texas — ExxonMobil has made its ninth discovery offshore Guyana at the Hammerhead-1 well, marking its fifth discovery on the Stabroek Block in the past year and proving a new play concept for potential development.

Newsroom News Aug. 30, 2018