Last updated on: 12/6/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

ExxonMobil Biography

Position:
Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“Although wind, solar, biofuels and nuclear all compete with fossil fuels as sources of primary energy, their contribution to the world’s total energy demand is limited because they are more expensive than fossil fuels – and in the case of nuclear, limited by waste and disposal concerns…

While we recognize the risks of climate change we also conclude that the world will continue to demand oil and gas for a majority of its primary energy supplies for many decades to come.”

“Tomorrow’s Energy: A Perspective on Energy Trends, Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Future Energy Options,” www.exxonmobil.com, Feb. 2006

Description:

“ExxonMobil is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company. We hold an industry-leading inventory of global oil and gas resources. We are the world’s largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products. And our chemical company ranks among the world’s largest. But we are also a technology company, applying science and innovation to find better, safer and cleaner ways to deliver the energy the world needs.”

“Who We Are,” www.exxonmobil.com (accessed Oct. 16, 2008)

Mission:

“Exxon Mobil Corporation is committed to being the world’s premier petroleum and petrochemical company.”

“Guiding Principals,” www.exxonmobil.com (accessed Oct. 16, 2008)

Other:
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Quoted in:
  1. Is Global Oil Production at (or Past) Its Peak?
  2. Will Increased Oil Drilling Help the US Solve Its Energy Crisis?