In 1999 the companies Exxon and Mobil merged to create ExxonMobil. ExxonMobil Corporation is the largest publicly traded oil producer and distributor in the world. ExxonMobil is an industry leader in each of its core businesses (exploration, production, refining, transportation, and sale of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum/petrochemical products) and has created an unmatched array of proprietary technologies aimed at increasing the productivity of its assets and employees. ExxonMobil Corporation is committed to being the world’s premier petroleum and petrochemical company as we deliver the energy the world needs. To that end, we must continuously achieve superior financial and operating results while adhering to the highest standards of business conduct. The company has approximately 84,000 employees and conducts business in almost 200 countries and territories around the globe and has established a new definition for world-class scale and efficiency.