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Fifth Avenue Place: Current Headquarters of Imperial Oil
|Founded||London, Ontario, Canada (1880)|
|Headquarters||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Richard Kruger, Chairman, President & CEO|
|Revenue||$31.188 billion CAD (2012)|
|$3.766 billion CAD (2012)|
|Total assets||$2.364 billion CAD (2012)|
|Total equity||$16.377 billion CAD (2012)|
|Owner||ExxonMobil (69.6%) (2012)|
Number of employees
Imperial Oil Limited (French: L'Impériale) is a Canadian petroleum company. It is Canada's second-biggest integrated oil company. Exxon Mobil Corp. had a 69.6 percent ownership stake in the company as of December 31, 2012. It is a significant producer of crude oil, diluted bitumen and natural gas, Canada’s major petroleum refiner, a key petrochemical producer and a national marketer with coast-to-coast supply and retail networks. Its retail operations include Esso-brand service stations and On the Run/Marché Express and Tiger Express-brand convenience stores. It is also known for its holdings in the Alberta Oil Sands. Imperial owns 25 percent of Syncrude, which is one of the world’s largest oil sands operations. Imperial is also in a joint venture oil sands mining operation with ExxonMobil Corp., called Kearl Oil Sands.
Imperial Oil discovered the Leduc Woodbend Devonian oil reef in 1947, marking the beginning of the contemporary period in Canadian oil and gas development. Drilling began on the landmark discovery well Leduc No. 1 on November 20, 1946.
Involvement with Hockey Night in Canada
In February 2013, Richard Kruger, President of ExxonMobil Production Co. and a Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corp., was appointed to be Chief Executive of Imperial Oil. His predecessor, Bruce March, left to become senior vice president of global operations for ExxonMobil Chemical Co.
Imperial Oil has 1700 service stations with majority owned third parties and sold 497 stations in 2016. In the late early 1990s Imperial Oil acquired retail operations from Texaco's Canadian unit Texaco Canada Incorporated.
- Imperial Oil - Dartmouth Refinery
- Imperial Oil - Nanticoke Refinery
- Imperial Oil - Strathcona Refinery
- Imperial Oil Building (former Toronto headquarters building)
- Nuns' Island gas station, an Esso station designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1969
- Ioco, Port Moody
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