As one of the leading petroleum and natural gas companies, ExxonMobil takes our environmental responsibilities very seriously. The Deepwater Horizon incident was a tragic event that reminded our entire industry of the need to be ever-vigilant in the areas of safety and environmental protection.
To produce energy responsibly, we must understand and actively manage environmental risks and relentlessly focus on operational excellence. Learn more about our efforts in this Environmental Drilling Initiatives brochure.
Through careful environmental management we gain a competitive advantage.
ExxonMobil uses a systematic approach for protecting biodiversity and ecosystem services that recognizes factors such as the rarity of individual species, their habitats, their vulnerability, and cultural value.
Our spill prevention programs seek to strengthen procedures, build in layers of protection, inspect and maintain equipment, train operators, and conduct tests and drills.
ExxonMobil is committed to reducing the emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from our operations.
Ensuring sufficient freshwater quantity and quality involves understanding supply and demand trends, assessing potential impacts on quality, and implementing steps to address trends and impacts.
ExxonMobil uses a tiered approach to reduce both hazardous and nonhazardous waste.