Oil companies are pressed to address climate change

May 12, 2016
A study says investors care more about climate change than corporate managers.
An oil rig in Taft, California extracts crude.
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ExxonMobil and Chevron profits slide on low oil prices

Apr 29, 2016
ExxonMobil saw it's lowest quarterly profits since 1999 while Chevron had a quarterly net loss of $725 million.
Oil rigs extract crude for Chevron at sunrise. The company's shares fell 0.6 percent Friday morning after reporting a quarterly net loss of $725 million.
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How falling prices affect big oil companies

Oct 31, 2014
Lower prices at least make refining more profitable

U.S. companies defend the Common Core

Sep 18, 2013
Businesses rally behind a controversial new set of math and literacy standards, which they view as crucial to preparing an educated workforce.

Exxon evaluates exporting natural gas

Jun 5, 2012
Exxon Mobil is looking to export natural gas to Europe and maybe Asia. CEO Rex Tillerson believes gas could surpass demand for coal worldwide by 2025.

With oil firms profiting, why are gas prices still high?

May 7, 2012
The Fortune 500 2012 list ranking U.S. companies by revenue has Exxon Mobil at No. 1 and other oil firms near the top. So why are gas prices continuing to go up?
The Fortune 500 2012 list ranking U.S. companies by revenue has Exxon Mobil at No. 1  and other oil firms near the top. So why are gas prices continuing to go up?
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More from Steve Coll on ExxonMobil

May 1, 2012
ExxonMobil, one of the biggest companies in the world, has battled scandal after scandal and shaped much of how power works in modern society. How did it get to the top?

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The private empire of ExxonMobil

May 1, 2012
A new book explores the leadership in the mega oil company, and how it affected its image in the global economy and its views on climate change.

ExxonMobil to team up with Russian oil company

Apr 17, 2012
ExxonMobil has sealed a landmark deal with Russia's state oil producer. Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson was in Moscow to announce the deal, which gives the U.S. oil giant access to Russia's vast oil fields.

PODCAST: Forecasts for 2012, Rupert Murdoch tweets

Jan 2, 2012
The change of leadership over the weekend at IBM puts a fresh spotlight on the ongoing struggle women face landing top corporate jobs. The University of North Alabama has decided to spend $3.4 million to jump up to the NCAA's…
Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation,  is now a Twitter user.
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