We delivered solid financial and operating results despite challenging and volatile economic and geopolitical conditions, as highlighted by earnings of $32.5 billion and an industry-leading return on average capital employed of 16.2 percent.
This report is an opportunity to reaffirm the commitments we make to our shareholders, employees, customers and communities regarding our corporate citizenship performance.
The Outlook for Energy is our long-term global view of energy demand and supply. Its findings help guide our long-term investments, and we share The Outlook to help promote better understanding of the issues shaping the world’s energy future.
Our 2015 results demonstrate the value of our strategy and relentless focus on business fundamentals. We achieved strong safety and environmental performance, and our integrated businesses generated solid cash flow to support our investment program and industry-leading shareholder distributions.
In talking with people about ExxonMobil and energy issues, there are as many viewpoints shared as there are dimensions to the energy challenges we face. Energy is a complex industry that generates strong and diverse views.
Sponsored by ExxonMobil, Energy Factor uncovers the untold stories that ultimately matter to all of us as we develop safer and more reliable energy sources for the future. We highlight the communities and visionaries we collaborate with both in the U.S. and abroad to bring you informed, entertaining, and unexpected content.