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2006 Letter From the Royal Society to Esso UK Limited

Letter from the Bob Ward at the Royal Society to Nick Thomas, Director of Corporate Affairs of Esso UK Limited discussing misleading messages about the science of climate change from Exxon and Exxon-funded organization. Share this post on your feed Twitter Facebook Google+

1996 Exxon’s Brian Flannery speech on “Global Climate Change”

In September 1996, Exxon Research and Engineering Company’s Brian Flannery delivered a presentation to Exxon subsidiary Esso Italiana titled “Global Climate Change.” A part of a larger collection released by Jelmer Mommers of De Correspondent in a trove of internal oil and gas industry documents, this document shows Flannery’s denial of climate change science, doubt […]

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+

1981 Letter from Esso to Exxon- Natuna Gas Project CO2 Emissions

February 3, 1981 letter from Gilbert Gervasi, scientist at Esso Eastern to G.A. Northington, Exxon Research and Engineering regarding CO2 calculations for the Natuna Gas Project finding “the total release of CO2 from producing Natuna gas and burning of LNG manufactured from the gas would be almost twice that emitted by burning the equivalent amount […]

1971 Esso Engineering correspondence on Impact of Federal Air Pollution Regulations

This document is a 1971 Correspondence between Esso Engineering executives details the predicted impact of federal emission standards regulations.  A memo within this collection of documents summarizes the applicability and impact of each 1970 Clean Air Act provision on Esso Engineering’s operations and designs. The correspondence also includes a memo from the HRTC Task Force on […]

1967 API Public Opinion Survey on Air and Water Pollution

A 1967 survey conducted on behalf of the American Petroleum Institute to gauge the public’s understanding of water and air pollution and their respective attitudes toward industry accountability. The API interprets the survey to reflect that the “public at large” is unaware of what industry is doing to reduce pollution and that, as a result, […]

1961 Esso Standard Report on the Petroleum Industries’ Air Pollution Control Program

This document is a 1961 report by G.A. Lloyd, the coordinator of public affairs for Esso Standard of ExxonMobil titled “The Petroleum Industries’ Air Pollution Control Program.”  Lloyd was also the chairman of the Information Committee of the American Petroleum Institute’s Smoke and Fumes Committee. In this piece, Lloyd details API’s air pollution research, which, […]

1953 Esso Standard Oil Central Refinery Loss Committee Meeting Minutes

The 1953 Esso Standard Oil (Exxon) Central Refinery Loss Committee Meeting highlights the Subcommittee for Fundamental Research on Air and Water Pollution Abatement. The subcommittee was created to for the purpose of developing a program for researching air and water pollution. Inter-Office Correspondence within the company mentions the American Petroleum Institute Smoke and Fumes Committee doing air […]