Tag Archives: Mobil

Mobil Speech Kit File

This document details Mobil’s stances on a multitude of issues, including advertising bias, communist trade, the effect of oil prices on the world economy and the future of oil multinationals.  The document provides short descriptions of Mobil’s involvement and position on a variety of relevant domestic and international problems. The document also contains a “speech […]

2001 ExxonMobil Fortune article

This document is an article discussing ExxonMobil’s current and future oil production, published in a 2001 issue of Fortune, a popular international business magazine. In the article, ExxonMobil’s CEO Lee Raymond stated that the company plans to “spend $45 billion over the next decade to increase its energy production by three million barrels a day.” The […]

2000 Letter from Exxon climate expert to Keigwin

This 2000 document is a letter from Brian Flannery, an Exxon climate scientist, to Dr. Lloyd Keigwin, discussing a prior call between the two. Keigwin is a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and he published a piece on the Sargasso Sea surface temperatures. According to Flannery’s letter, Keigwin accused Exxon of misrepresenting […]

2000 Economist article – “Big business bows to global warming”

An article marking a shift in the chemical and petroleum industry’s acknowledgement of global climate change and its relationship to carbon emissions. The article demonstrates the voluntary measures adopted by industry to mitigate losses on internal rates of return due to carbon-based expenses. Specifically, DuPont stated its intent to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by two-thirds by 2010 compared […]

1998 Mobil CEO Lou Noto remarks on “two sided attitude toward climate”

This video and transcript reflects Mobil Corporation CEO and Chairman Lucio “Lou” Noto’s remarks at a February 1998 Employee Forum. Released by ThinkProgress in April 2018, this speech shows Mobil’s awareness of climate change and its relationship to its products. Defending Mobil’s “two-sided attitude toward climate,” Noto maligns the Kyoto Protocol and “mandatory” regulatory measures to […]

1996 GCC STAC October Meeting Minutes

The Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) Science and Technology Assessment Committee’s (STAC) October 1996 meeting minutes were submitted, along with other GCC documents, during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. v. Witherspoon. The meeting notes reflect the GCC’s mission to monitor and critique domestic and international climate […]

1996 Exxon presentation “Purported Impact of Climate Change on Human Health”

In 1996, Exxon Biomedical Sciences’ D. J. Devlin gave a presentation titled “Purported Impact of Climate Change on Human Health.” This presentation was part of the Global Climate Coalition’s Science and Technology Assessment Committee’s October 1996 conference call. The meeting minutes were submitted during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and […]

1996 Global Climate Coalition Science and Technology “Scientific Uncertainties From the IPCC 2nd Assessment Report” Attachment

This document reflects a report produced for the industry-led Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) Science and Technology Assessment Committee (STAC) for its April 1996 meeting. This document was submitted during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. v. Witherspoon. The report was created to refute the IPCC’s Second […]

1996 GCC STAC February and March Meeting Materials

These agendas and corresponding attachments from the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) Science and Technology Assessment Committee’s (STAC) February 15 and March 14, 1996 meetings were submitted along with other GCC documents during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. v. Witherspoon. Co-chaired by Mobil Corporation’s Lenny Bernstein, […]

1995 Mobil Foundation Statement of Grants

This document details Mobil Foundation’s grants given during 1995. The statement shows that Mobil granted money to a variety of educational and civic organizations, including the University of Delaware, MIT and Woods Hole. In total, Mobil distributed over $9 million in grant money during 1995. Notable contributions include the Environmental Education Foundation of Florida, Inc. and the Carnegie […]