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1983 Natuna Gas Project Environmental Background Paper

Natuna Gas Project environmental background paper with an attached letter dated October 31, 1983. According to the cover letter, this paper was circulated scientists at Exxon and Esso tasked to design a study of environmental aspects of the Natuna Gas Project including CO2 and H2S emissions. Share this post on your feed Twitter Facebook Google+

1983 Letter from Exxon to Esso Regarding Natuna Environmental Concerns

October 17, 1983 letter from Alvin M. Natkin, Exxon’s manager of environmental affairs at Exxon’s Science and Technology Department to R.L. Preston of Esso Eastern regarding environmental concerns stemming from the Natuna gas project including harm sulfur and carbon dioxide emissions. Share this post on your feed Twitter Facebook Google+

1983 Mobil Memo on the Atmospheric Greenhouse Effect

June 1, 1983 Mobil Oil Corporation status report published in the company’s environmental affairs and toxicology department discusses the atmospheric greenhouse effect, and asks the question, “is burning fossil fuels affecting world climate?” The Mobil status report notes that there are some scientists calling for actions to be made soon because of the “extremely long […]

1983 J. P. McCullough presentation to the wives of Mobil managers

This document is a 1983 draft presentation given by Mobil’s J. P. McCullough to the wives of Mobil’s research and engineering managers. McCullough wants to have the wives understand a few points “behind the newspaper headlines, and the TV news pictures.” McCullough talks about acid rain and how policies to limit sulfur dioxide emissions are […]

1983 Report on Exxon’s Financial Contributions

This 1983 document contains Exxon’s financial contributions for the year. The report shows that Exxon contributed to a variety of interesting organizations, including the Center for Environmental Education and the Public Agenda Foundation.  The report reveals Exxon contributed almost $4 million to public information and policy research, and around $850,000 to environmental organizations. Share this post on […]