Exxon Mobil Begins Removing US Employees from Russian Operations

Exxon Mobil, which has been developing its Russian oil and gas fields since 1995, has come under pressure to cut its ties with Russia over the country’s invasion of Ukraine.


Exxon Mobil Corp. has begun removing employees who are U.S. citizens from Russia, according to two people familiar with the matter.

The departures include staff from its large oil and gas production operations on Sakhalin Island in Russia’s Far East.


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