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ExxonMobil is the largest publicly traded energy company in the world and the most profitable publicly traded corporation in world history, making over $1.6 trillion in revenue -- $136 billion in profit -- from 2008-2011 according to Forbes data: http://finapps.forbes.com/finapps/jsp/finance/compinfo/IncomeStatement.jsp?tkr=XOM

ExxonMobil is a key member of the American Petroleum Institute (API), the top lobbying group for the oil industry.

KEY PEOPLE

Lee R. Raymond
CEO
Source: Heartland Institute website 4/04

Charles W. Matthews
Vice President and General Counsel
Source: Exxon press release on Valdez compensation

Walter F. Buchholtz
Executive
Source: Heartland Institute website 4/04

Rex W. Tillerson
ExxonMobil Director since 2001
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

Harry J. Longwell
Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

Philip Cooney
unknown, hired June 2005
Source: Associated Press -Josef Hebert 6/14/05

Theodore M. Frois
General Counsel - Upstream Companies
Source: ExxonMobil website Tillerson bio

Susan A. Row
attorney
Source: ExxonMobil website Tillerson bio

Judith Glaubig
Upstream Projects
Source: Find Law lawyer directory

William OKeefe
Registered Lobbyist
Source: House of Representatives, Office of the Clerk, Lobbying Disclosure Registration

Willie Soon
funded by Exxon for research
Source: Greenpeace case study on Willie Soon

Arthur G (Randy)  Randol
lobbyist early 90's to 2003
Source: American Energy Freedom Centre: Staff list

Leonard Bernstein
Chemical engineer and climate change scientist
Source: Guardian - "Exxon knew of climate change in 1981"

PEOPLE

Jack Balagia
Attorney
Source: CAI Law, Institute for Energy Law website 5/04

Robert W. Johnson
Assistant Chief Attorney
Source: CAI Law, Institute for Energy Law website 5/04

William R. Wells
Counsel-Law Dept., ExxonMobil Exploration
Source: CAI Law, Institute for Energy Law website 5/04

Michael J. Boskin
ExxonMobil Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

James R. Houghton
ExxonMobil Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

William R. Howell
Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

Reatha Clark King
Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

Philip E. Lippincott
ExxonMobil Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

Walter V. Shipley
ExxonMobil Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

Henry A. McKinnell, Jr.
ExxonMobil Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

Marilyn Carlson Nelson
Director
Source: Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

Edward David
Former president of Research and Engineering for Exxon Corporation (1977-1985)
Source: US Senate committee on environment and public works

Roger Cohen
Former Manager, Strategic Planning & Programs, ExxonMobil
Source: US Senate committee on environment and public works

Lorraine Yapps-Cohen

Source: Desmog profile of CO2 Coalition

SOURCES

Heartland Institute website 4/04
http://www.heartland.org

CAI Law, Institute for Energy Law website 5/04
http://www.cailaw.org/iel/index.html

Proxy Statement 2004, ExxonMobil Corporation, May 26th, 2004

ExxonMobil website Tillerson bio
Tillerson biography
http://www2.exxonmobil.com/Corporate/About/OurManagement/Corp_OM_Tillerson.asp

Associated Press -Josef Hebert 6/14/05
White House official singled out for editing climate reports to work for Exxon Mobil Josef Hebert -AP 6/14/2005 ran: New York Post (NY), Seattle Times (WA), Palm Beach Post (FL), Atlanta Journal Constitution (GA), New York Times (NY), Boston Globe (MA), ABC News, Los Angels Times (CA) Body of Article A former White House official and one-time oil industry lobbyist whose editing of government reports on climate change prompted criticism from environmentalists will join Exxon Mobil Corp., the oil company said Tuesday. The White House announced over the weekend that Philip Cooney, chief of staff of its Council on Environmental Quality, had resigned, calling it a long-planned departure. He had been head of the climate program at the American Petroleum Institute, the trade group for large oil companies. Cooney will join Exxon Mobil in the fall, company spokesman Russ Roberts told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from the company's headquarters in Irving, Texas. He declined to described Cooney's job. Cooney could not be reached through the White House for comment. White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said Cooney's departure was "completely unrelated" to the disclosure two days earlier that he had made changes in several government climate change reports that were issued in 2002 and 2003. "Mr. Cooney has long been considering his options following four years of service to the administration," Perino said. "He'd accumulated many weeks of leave and decided to resign and take the summer off to spend time with his family." The White House made no mention of Cooney's plans to join Exxon Mobil, the world's largest oil company. Its executives have been among the mo?s is carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels. Like the Bush administration, Exxon Mobil Chairman Lee Raymond has argued strongly against the Kyoto climate accord and has raised questions about the certainty of climate science as it relates to possible global warming. Greenpeace and other environmental groups have singled out Raymond and Exxon Mobil for protests because of its position on climate change. Last week, the Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit group that helps whistleblowers, made available documents showing that Cooney was closely involved in final editing of two administration climate reports. He made changes that critics said consistently played down the certainty of the science surrounding climate change. A changes, saying they were part of the normal, wide-ranging review process and did not violate an administration pledge to rely on sound science. A whistleblower, Rick Piltz, who resigned in March from the government office that coordinates federal climate change programs, made the documents - showing handwritten edits by Cooney - available to the Project on Government Accountability and, in turn, to news media.
www.ap.org

Exxon press release on Valdez compensation
http://www.exxonmobil.com/corporate/Newsroom/NewsReleases/Corp_NR_Appeal.asp

Find Law lawyer directory
http://pview.findlaw.com/view/2727305_1?noconfirm=0

House of Representatives, Office of the Clerk, Lobbying Disclosure Registration
2005 Lobbying registration for O'Keefe lobbying for Exxon
http://clerk.house.gov/pd/houseID.html?reg_id=34946

Greenpeace case study on Willie Soon
http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/campaigns/global-warming-and-energy/polluterwatch/koch-industries/CASE-STUDY-Dr-Willie-Soon-a-Career-Fueled-by-Big-Oil-and-Coal/

American Energy Freedom Centre: Staff list
http://www.energyfreedomcenter.org/about/staff/

US Senate committee on environment and public works
http://epw.senate.gov/pressitem.cfm?party=rep&id=264777

Desmog profile of CO2 Coalition
http://www.desmogblog.com/co2-coalition

Guardian - "Exxon knew of climate change in 1981"
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/08/exxon-climate-change-1981-climate-denier-funding