The conventional wisdom holds that more people driving more miles and using more energy should result in more air pollution. But they haven’t. Our air has been getting cleaner instead … much cleaner.


Energy Outlook video available

Posted: December 18, 2013 by Ken Cohen

Last week in Washington, Bill Colton and I explained the economic and technological assumptions underpinning ExxonMobil’s Outlook for Energy.

News stories about hydraulic fracturing often highlight unsubstantiated statements of activists opposed to the practice regardless of the scientific evidence undermining their position. It’s good to see the Obama administration rejects those views.

My last post touched on ways industry and government are working to ensure that producing oil and natural gas in offshore environments is done safely and responsibly. I was pleased to mention a recent milestone announced by the Marine Well Containment Company, which has produced a single-ram capping stack – weighing an astonishing 100 tons…

At the Education Nation Summit in New York this week, Rex Tillerson helped cut through the fog surrounding the Common Core State Standards to discuss why they are important to our nation’s future.


Expanding economic opportunities for women: What works?

Posted: September 30, 2013 by Suzanne McCarron

One thing we have learned from working with developing nations over many years is that efforts to increase the economic participation of women yield tremendous positive impacts in subsequent generations. This fact is supported by decades of research of emerging economies.