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History[ edit ] Chart of the major energy companies dubbed "Big Oil", sorted by latest published revenue ExxonMobil was formed in by the merger of two major oil companies, Exxon and Mobil.
Rockefeller and partners in as the Standard Oil Company of Ohio. John Duston Archbold was the first president of Jersey Standard. Archbold was followed by Walter C.
Teagle inwho made it the largest oil company in the world. The growing automotive market inspired the product trademark Mobiloil, registered by Socony in InMagnolia became wholly owned by Socony.
Init found oil in Indonesia and init built a refinery in Sumatra. Socony-Vacuum had Asian marketing outlets supplied remotely from California. InJersey Standard and Socony-Vacuum merged their interests in the Asia-Pacific region into a 50—50 joint venture. Jersey Standard assumed this cooperation to be beneficial as it believed the United States oil reserves to be exhausted in the near future and that the coal hydrogenation would give an access for producing synthetic fuels.
It erected synthetic fuel plants in BaywayBaton Rougeand Baytown unfinished. The interest in hydrogenation evaporated after discovery of the East Texas Oil Field.
Inits assets in Bolivia were nationalized, followed by nationalization of its assets in Mexico in In AprilExxon opened a ton-per-day pilot plant in Baytown, Texas. The plant was closed and dismantled in Init created a subsidiary, Jersey Nuclear Company later: Exxon Nuclear Companyfor manufacturing and marketing of uranium fuel, which was to be fabricated from uranium concentrates mined by the mineral department of Humble Oil later: Uranium ore processing started in The facility was closed in Along with the new name, Exxon settled on a rectangular logo using red lettering and blue trim on a white background, similar to the familiar color scheme on the old Enco and Esso logos.
Mobil diversified its activities into retail sale by acquiring the parent company of Montgomery Ward and Container Corporation. The Exxon Valdez oil spill was the second largest in U. Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act of ExxonMobilthe largest oil company and the third largest company in the world.
This was the largest corporate merger at that time. At the time of the merge, Exxon was the world's largest energy company while Mobil was the second largest oil and gas company in the United States. The merger announcement followed shortly after the merge of British Petroleum and Amocowhich was the largest industrial merger at the time.
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