Energy and environment

Risk management and safety

ExxonMobil remains steadfast in its commitment to excellence in Safety, Security, Health and Environmental (SSH&E) performance, referred to collectively as Operations Integrity.

Safety and preparedness

Protecting people and the environment

At ExxonMobil, we are committed to safeguarding the security and health of our employees, those involved with our operations, our customers and the public. We believe the answer lies in three uncompromising pursuits: exceptional technology, rigorous standards and an unwavering commitment to best-practice safety procedures.

 

Like all industrial processes, energy development involves risk. Effective emergency preparedness depends on competent response teams and rigorous systems. For instance, we closely monitor storm activity that may impact the areas in which we operate.


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Since the inception of OIMS, industry-leading lost-time incident rates have been significantly reduced. Risks to the environment have been reduced, with a remarkable decline in marine spills and continuing reductions in emissions.

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Darren W. Woods

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Getting disinfectant into the right hands

The simple acts of washing your hands and using hand sanitizer can have a dramatic impact on slowing the spread of diseases like COVID-19. ExxonMobil is helping to meet demand for products like medical hand sanitizers, alcohol wipes and disinfectant sprays by manufacturing a key ingredient, isopropyl alcohol (IPA), and providing it to the customers and areas that need it most.

Chemical Energy Factor March 27, 2020

Drones and robots bring the future to digital manufacturing Advances in digital manufacturing have drastically changed how some of the products we use every day are developed – that includes energy.

Energy efficiency Energy Factor March 5, 2020

Innovators bring future-focused ideas to Houston Innovation doesn’t come from a single source. It takes partnerships and collaboration between creative minds to solve the toughest challenges.

Risk management Energy Factor Oct. 17, 2019

Preparation is key At ExxonMobil, hurricane preparedness goes on well beyond hurricane season. It’s an ongoing process designed to keep employees and communities safe and protect operations at Gulf Coast refineries and offshore platforms.

Community Energy Factor Sept. 27, 2019

Pat Goschy: Don't get married ... to one idea

As an inventor, you live a conflicted life.

On the one hand, in order to see your idea come to fruition, you must have a real passion for it. On the other hand, you can’t be married to a single approach on how to get there.

Careers Energy Factor Sept. 9, 2019