Protecting our environment

ExxonMobil has been a proud community partner and environmental steward in the Baton Rouge area for more than 115 years.


As one of the largest refining and petrochemical complexes in the world, we are continuously optimizing our processes to minimize emissions, enhance energy efficiency and maintain the highest standards of environmental care. 

Recent achievements

  • 60% decrease

    in sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from 2015 to 2023 at the Baton Rouge Refinery
    60% decrease 60% decrease
  • 25% decrease

    in VOC from 2019 to 2023 and has completed a project to reduce VOC emissions by another 10% at the Baton Rouge Refinery
    25% decrease 25% decrease
  • 67% decrease

    in routine hazardous waste generated through waste recycling and reclamation initiatives at the Baton Rouge Complex from 2019 to 2023
    67% decrease 67% decrease

    2023 awards

    • Fourth ENERGY STAR® certification

      The Baton Rouge Refinery earned its fourth ENERGY STAR® certification from the EPA for achieving the top 25 percent of petroleum refineries nationwide for energy efficiency and meeting strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.
      Fourth ENERGY STAR certification Fourth ENERGY STAR certification
    • Clean Biz Leadership award

      Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) awarded ExxonMobil the Clean Biz Leadership award for our dedication to KLB's mission and our operational practices to support a cleaner, greener community.
      Clean Biz Leadership award Clean Biz Leadership award
    • Silver-level Certified Wildlife Habitat

      ExxonMobil’s Wildlife Education Building and outdoor education area was designated as a silver-level Certified Wildlife Habitat by the Wildlife Habitat Council.
      Silver-level Certified Wildlife Habitat Silver-level Certified Wildlife Habitat


      The land around our complex is the Greenbelt property. We focus on beautification, indigenous tree and wildlife preservation and stormwater drainage support. Regular landscaping and maintenance is performed, weather permitting. For concerns regarding maintenance, please call 225-977-8393.