Exxon Vs. Obama

Waldman, Peter
April 2009
Conde Nast Portfolio;Apr2009, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p58
The article focuses on the conflict between U.S. President Barack Obama and Exxon Mobil Corp. due to the plan of the Obama administration to shift to green energy. The different visions of the energy future laid out by Obama and Rex Tillerson of Exxon Mobil Corp are stated. It mentions the energy agenda of Obama that calls for eradicating imports of oil from the Middle East and Venezuela by 2018. Also cited is the promise of Obama to implement a cap-and-trade program that aims to cut 80% the greenhouse-gas emissions of the country by 2050.


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