Energy and environment

Energy technology centers

ExxonMobil is founded on a culture of science and technology. At the core of our business are several key research organizations that work collaboratively on new technologies.

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India

Bangalore Technology Center

ExxonMobil has offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region. These offices support the upstream, downstream and chemical businesses as well as business and technical support centers.

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United States

Baytown Technology and Engineering Complex

Founded in 1919, today the ExxonMobil Baytown Complex on the Texas Gulf Coast is one of the largest integrated and most technologically advanced refining and petrochemical complexes in the world. The Baytown Technology & Engineering Complex has been on-site since the 1920s and has produced innovative technology, such as the lithium-ion battery separator film and numerous plastics light-weighting technologies that help make our vehicles more fuel-efficient.

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ExxonMobil Kearl refinery
Canada

Calgary Research Centre

Imperial Oil’s Upstream research efforts support natural resources operations, with a major emphasis on environmental protection and oil sands development. The research center, located at the University of Calgary, is one of the leading oil sands research facilities in the world.

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Belgium

European Technology Center (Brussels)

The European Technology Center (ETC) is one of ExxonMobil's three largest technology and research centers in the world. The Center researches applied process and product technology, and pioneers the development of business planning options.

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A woman looking at catalysts research in the clinton nj lab
United States

ExxonMobil Research and Development Center (Clinton, NJ)

ExxonMobil’s research facility in Clinton, NJ is a key center of innovation that supports the company’s broad research and development programs focused on developing scalable energy solutions to meet global demand while minimizing environmental impacts and mitigating the risk of climate change. The newly expanded facility includes an engine testing center and a lubricant research and development blend plant.

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Qatar

ExxonMobil Research Qatar

ExxonMobil Research Qatar was established as an organization to conduct research in areas of common interest to the State of Qatar and ExxonMobil. Currently, scientists and researchers are progressing a number of projects in the areas of environmental management, water reuse, LNG safety and coastal geology.

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ExxonMobil Qatar facility
Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Technology Center

The Kuala Lumpur Technology Center was founded in 2011 to provide technical, engineering and application support for ExxonMobil’s global Upstream, Downstream and chemical businesses.

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Canada

Sarnia Technology Applications and Research

Imperial Oil’s Sarnia research center is developing new and improved products and processes. These include testing biofuels to confirm they will meet the rigors of the Canadian climate and improving hydroprocessing technologies to maximize on-road ultra-low-sulphur diesel production. The center also provides advanced technical support for ExxonMobil and its affiliates’ lubricants and specialties business.

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The Sarnia research centre
The Shanghai tech center
China

Shanghai Technology Center

Shanghai is home to one of ExxonMobil’s largest customer-facing technology centers. Our Shanghai facility develops and delivers innovative solutions to our customers throughout China and Asia Pacific. Located in the Minhang District near the Jiao Tong University and East China Normal University, our state-of-the-art laboratories lead our product application and testing process to improve polymers, oils and other lubricants.

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United States

Upstream Research Company (Houston)

ExxonMobil's state-of-the-art campus north of Houston serves as home to its Upstream, Downstream, Chemicals and XTO Energy companies and their associated service groups. The Laboratory at the Houston campus develops an array of industry-leading technologies that supports ExxonMobil’s continued leadership in exploration, development, production and gas commercialization.

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Houston campus
Other research areas

University partnerships

In addition to our energy technology centers, which represent ExxonMobil directed research on topics of our choosing, we join other organizations in funding research topics selected by universities around the world. These collaborative relationships with colleges and universities fuel new discoveries and empower advanced energy research both in focused, short-term projects and multiyear programs. 
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