ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Belgium, a division of ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical B.V.B.A., announced today it plans to install a new delayed coker unit at its Antwerp refinery to convert heavy, higher sulfur residual oils into transportation fuels products such as marine gasoil and diesel fuel. The new unit will expand the refinery’s ability to help meet energy needs throughout northwest Europe, despite a challenging industry environment.
About ExxonMobil Refining & SupplyExxonMobil Refining & Supply and its stewarded affiliates operate a global network of reliable and efficient manufacturing plants, transportation systems and distribution centers that provide a range of fuels, lubricants and other high-value products and feedstocks to our customers around the world. About Antwerp Refinery Esso Belgium, a division of ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical B.V.B.A., Antwerp refinery has a production capacity of approximately 320,000 barrels per day and has been in operation since 1953. CAUTIONARY STATEMENT: Statements of future events or conditions in this release are forward-looking statements. Actual future results, including project plans, schedules, costs, and capacities could differ materially due to changes in market conditions affecting the oil and gas industry or long-term price levels for oil, gas and refined products; political or regulatory developments, including changes in environmental laws; the occurrence and duration of economic recessions; the actions of competitors; technical or operating factors; and other factors discussed under the heading "Factors Affecting Future Results" in the Investor Information section of our website ( www.exxonmobil.com) and in Item 1A of our most recent Form 10-K. The term "project" as used in this release does not necessarily have the same meaning as under any government payment transparency reporting rules.