U.S. will not give Exxon special permission to drill in Russia

/ Apr 22, 2017

U.S. will not give Exxon special permission to drill in Russia

The United States will not make an exception for American companies, including Exxon Mobil, seeking to drill for oil in areas prohibited by U.S. sanctions on Russia, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday. The unusually direct statement served to clarify that the United States ...

Tillerson to cede control of $240 million in Exxon as Trump pick

/ Jan 4, 2017

Tillerson to cede control of $240 million in Exxon as Trump pick

Rex Tillerson, former Exxon Mobil Corp. chief executive and President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. secretary of state, will relinquish control of about $240 million in company shares if confirmed as he severs ties to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements. If confirmed, Tillerson will sell the ...

Trump selects Tillerson for State, dismissing Russia ties

/ Dec 13, 2016

Trump selects Tillerson for State, dismissing Russia ties

President-elect Donald Trump planed on Tuesday to nominate Exxon Mobil Corp. chief Rex Tillerson for U.S. secretary of state, setting off a confirmation fight that puts the oilman's ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin — and Trump's own — in the spotlight. The nomination is ...

/ Oct 8, 2013

Report links sonar to whale stranding

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The mysterious stranding of about 100 melon-headed whales in a shallow Madagascar lagoon in 2008 set off a rapid international response — a few of the 3-4-meter-long marine mammals were rescued, necropsies conducted, a review panel formed. Did they follow prey into the lagoon? Were ...