Rex Tillerson’s ExxonMobil Frequently Sought State Department Assistance, New Documents Show

Exxon Mobil sent State Department officials a request to help overcome local opposition to fracking in Germany; in Indonesia, the State Department acted as a advocate for Exxon Mobil during contentious negotiations between the firm and the Indonesian government over a major gas field in the South China Sea; and in Russia, Exxon Mobil asked the U.S. ambassador to press the Russians to approve a major drilling program, noting that a “warming of U.S.-Russian relations” overall would also help the company.

https://theintercept.com/2017/01/17/exxonmobil-state-department/

 

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