Exxon Mobil Corporation is the world's premier petroleum and petrochemical company with a presence in some 200 countries and territories around the world. It is the parent company of the Esso, Mobil and ExxonMobil companies that operate in Africa. ExxonMobil is one of the largest oil and gas producers in Africa. ExxonMobil’s operations in Africa accounted for about 18 percent of the company’s 2006 net oil and gas production. The production base currently includes operations in Angola, Chad, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Nigeria.
ExxonMobil has interests in four deepwater blocks that cover more than 3 million gross acres. The company and its co-venturers have announced a total of 51 discoveries in Angola, representing world-class development opportunities with a recoverable resource potential of nearly 13 billion oilequivalent barrels (gross). The company has also made significant contributions in community activities, primarily in the areas of health and education.