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2003 ExxonMobil Outlook for Energy Op Ed Series

This ExxonMobil climate and energy public relations op ed series from 2003 features articles submitted to news publications including “Building the energy future, “A look back at a look ahead,” “Bridging to the automotive future,” “Building a more energy efficient world,” and “Energy Beyond 2020.” These articles paint oil and gas as the only reliable […]

1989 Imperial Oil Speech: Canada and Its Energy Opportunities Waiting to Happen

This 1989 document from Imperial Oil, Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary, is an address given by Imperial CEO Arden Haynes to The Empire Club of Canada. The presentation, given just a year before Canada’s “Green Plan” was published, provides insight into Imperial’s thinking about its role in environmental issues. It is of interest that this 1989 speech […]

1981 Imperial Oil Report on Politico-Economic Problems of Developing Alberta Tar Sands

This April 1981 document from Imperial Oil Ltd, the Canadian subsidiary of Exxon, is a report on the “Politico-Economic Problems of Developing the Alberta Oil Sands,” written by researchers at Yale University. This document is part of the ClimateFiles Imperial Oil document set, gleaned by DeSmog researchers from the Glenbow Imperial Oil Archive Collection. The […]