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September 10, 1989
Two dozen boats sailed regatta-style to the Alyeska oil terminal in Valdez, Alaska, displaying banners and blaring horns in a protest against pollution at the terminal and the ineffectiveness of the Exxon oil spill cleanup. Two Exxon tankers and a Liberia-flagged tanker loaded oil as the small protest flotilla paraded in a circle just outside a 200-yard security zone established by the Coast Guard.
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NEWS
September 10, 1989
Two dozen boats sailed regatta-style to the Alyeska oil terminal in Valdez, Alaska, displaying banners and blaring horns in a protest against pollution at the terminal and the ineffectiveness of the Exxon oil spill cleanup. Two Exxon tankers and a Liberia-flagged tanker loaded oil as the small protest flotilla paraded in a circle just outside a 200-yard security zone established by the Coast Guard.
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BUSINESS
November 5, 1987
Exxon Corp., the nation's largest oil company, has named new presidents for its two major divisions. Sidney J. Reso has been appointed president of Exxon Co. International, and William D. Stevens has been named president of Exxon Co. U.S.A. The appointments are effective Jan. 1 and Jan. 31, respectively. Both men have been elected vice presidents of Exxon Corp. Reso, 52, succeeds Richard G. Reid, who is retiring after 39 years. Reso has held a number of senior management positions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1992 | LARRY SPEER
Exxon Co. U.S.A. has made a $10,000 contribution to Casa Pacifica, a Ventura County children's crisis center scheduled to open in Camarillo next year. The donation fits into the public-private partnership philosophy that Casa Pacifica officials have adhered to while raising the estimated $8 million needed to construct the facility, said assistant campaign director Barbara Conway. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer, Conway said, and the opening is planned for next summer.
BUSINESS
July 8, 1997
76 Lubricants Co., a division of Tosco Corp., said Monday that it has signed a long-term deal for Exxon Co. to become the primary supplier for the 76 line of automotive, commercial and industrial oils. 76 Lubricants, previously a division of Unocal Corp., was recently acquired by Tosco, a major independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products and operator of convenience stores.
REAL ESTATE
May 8, 1988
Paul A. Widrig, senior title officer, city of Los Angeles, has been elected president of the Los Angeles chapter of the International Right of Way Assn. Other new officers are Gary L. Peck, Southern California Edison Co., president-elect; Kathy L. Friedman, Los Angeles Unified School District, first vice president; Sharon O'Rourke, Southern California Gas Co., secretary-treasurer; Rob Shultz, Exxon Co. USA, second vice president and Maria Elliott, Southern California Gas Co.
BUSINESS
July 18, 1995 | Jack Searles
Two Ventura County commercial photographers have made separate arrangements to do work for major new clients. John Lewis of Thousand Oaks has signed a contract with Exxon Co. USA to take pictures of its West Coast operations. A former photographer for Rockwell International Corp., he now works for advertising agencies and corporate clients.
BUSINESS
August 24, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Exxon Names New Chief of International Subsidiary: The Texas-based oil company said Rene Dahan, a Dutchman, will become president of Exxon Co. International following the abduction and slaying of its former president, Sidney Reso. Dahan, 50, has been executive vice president of Exxon International since March 1991. The subsidiary, based in Florham Park, N.J., is responsible for oil and gas operations, except exploration, outside North America.
NEWS
April 17, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Some Exxon Valdez cleanup workers are suing because of disabilities they say are linked to exposure to crude oil fumes and cleaning agents. Lawsuits in federal and state courts name Exxon Corp., Exxon Shipping Co., Exxon Pipeline Co., and two contractors that supplied help after the 11-million-gallon spill in 1989. An Exxon spokesman said that throughout the cleanup, the company believed it and its contractors had complied with safety regulations.
BUSINESS
May 16, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Exxon Co. U.S.A. to Trim Staff 10%-12%: The company said it will cut its salaried work force by at least 1,000 people in an effort to improve the company's efficiency and competitiveness. The domestic oil and gas division of Exxon Corp. said the cuts are part of an effort to cope with "sluggish product demand, low oil and natural gas prices and sharply limited access to the nation's best potential reserves."
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