This week, Exxon Mobil (XOM) CEO Rex Tillerson made a public plea, arguing that government...

This week, Exxon Mobil (XOM) CEO Rex Tillerson made a public plea, arguing that government delays of natural gas export permits is hurting the U.S.: "It’s a competitive marketplace. It’s not like people are just going to stand at our door like panting dogs just waiting for us to give [LNG] to them." He says he left a meeting with the new energy secretary with no idea when XOM’s $10B Golden Pass LNG project might be approved.

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  • jack20
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    Rex: Welcome to the real world of Washington: "I don't know." "I can't remember." Everybody in DC is D&D, deaf and dumb!!
    15 Jun 2013, 08:33 AM Reply Like
  • wam350
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    Your right on and we still have another three years of this.
    15 Jun 2013, 09:39 AM Reply Like
  • Van Hyder
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    wam350 - you only plan on living another 3 years?
    15 Jun 2013, 09:49 AM Reply Like
  • OGSuarez
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    Don't you think that Tillerson and Exxon know the "real world"?
    You are naive, if you think so.
    The message to the Energy secretary is - 'We are going to fight you!"
    Who do you expect will win, the Secretary or the CEO?
    I vote for Exxon!
    15 Jun 2013, 10:23 AM Reply Like
  • Ted Bear
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    ahhh...yes...but where does this LNG that they wish to export come from?


    Yes, shale. A very harsh polluter, and given Exxon's environmental record, i wouldn't rush to encourage them in their commercial exploits either.


    We have what's left of only one planet. Not every square inch of the remainder needs to be exploited for commercial gain.


    15 Jun 2013, 01:44 PM Reply Like
  • Alex_G
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    "Yes, shale. A very harsh polluter"


    Compared to what? Shale is generally no more polluting than any other method of extraction, and every claim of ground water pollution has been proven false.
    15 Jun 2013, 05:50 PM Reply Like
  • cannedpawn8
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    Better than coal.
    15 Jun 2013, 09:06 PM Reply Like
  • hewlett_frank
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    The new energy secretary is only implementing what the president's articulated desires call for. Recall, both Obama and Biden publicallty denounced ExxonMobil's role in the tyranny of oil. In order to support the alternative energy firms funded by the Obama administration and in exchange for the firm owner's campaign contributions- chronie capitalism - witness Solendra, the administration is intentionally interfering with energy markets in an effort to keep prices elevated so that these alternative energy firms have a better chance to survive in the market place. These are the same types of underhanded tactics we have come to expect from this administration. Recall, Obama won all his elections to office by assassinating the character of his opponents and buying votes from special interest groups including unions, Hispanics, and gays. Other agencies are following suite including the EPA (Coal Companies), IRS (Concervatives), NLRB (Boeing in SC) etc. We the people's vote can be bought and our ability to distinguish character assassination from truth is limited. We the people are the problem. A 3 year solution would be optimistic.
    16 Jun 2013, 06:32 AM Reply Like
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    The entire Washington political contingent are nothing but
    socialist dogs hellbent on destroying the values and laws
    that this country developed over the last 237 yrs. to become
    the greatest civilization in the history of mankind. My question
    is why should we allow this rabble to continue down this path ?
    16 Jun 2013, 02:02 PM Reply Like
  • intl.risk
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    Maybe Rex should spend more time with the CEOs of Dow and other US companies who are pressuring the Administration and Congress to block LNG exports so that they have a cheap and captive supply of gas as petrochemical feedstocks.
    21 Jun 2013, 11:58 AM Reply Like
  • intl.risk
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    Global energy market risk analysis and remediation.
    21 Jun 2013, 12:00 PM Reply Like
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