SOURCE: Equity Markets Inc.

October 03, 2011 09:00 ET

Global Situation & Resulting Influences - Research Report on Statoil ASA(ADR) and Exxon Mobil Corporation

MACAU--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - Today, announced its research report highlighting Statoil ASA(ADR) (NYSE: STO) and Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM). Full content and research is available at

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Equity Markets has reviewed Statoil ASA(ADR) for its current position within the basic materials industry. Statoil ASA (Statoil), formerly StatoilHydro ASA is an integrated energy company based in Norway with locations in approximately 40 other countries worldwide. As of December 31, 2009, the Company had proved reserves of 2174 million barrels (mmbbl) of oil and 514 billion cubic meters (bcm) (equivalent to 18. The full research report on Statoil ASA(ADR) (NYSE: STO) is available here:

Equity Markets has reviewed Exxon Mobil Corporation for its development within the basic materials industry. Exxon Mobil Corporation (Exxon Mobil) is a manufacturer and marketer of commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics and a range of specialty products. It also has interests in electric power generation facilities. It has many divisions and hundreds of affiliates with names that include ExxonMobil, Exxon, Esso or Mobil. The full research report on Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) is available here:

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