ExxonMobil said Wednesday that it will expand the size of
its campus under construction in Houston to
accommodate additional employees from the immediate area and
from company locations in Fairfax, Va. and Akron, Ohio.
The affected units include ExxonMobil Refining and Supply in Fairfax,
which had played host to the segment for some time. Mobil was
based in Fairfax prior to its 1999 merger with Exxon.
Other companies involved are ExxonMobil Research
and Engineering; ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties
Marketing; the Akron-based employees of ExxonMobil Chemical;
and select positions from ExxonMobil Research and Engineering
and ExxonMobil Chemical now located at the Baytown refinery complex outside of
Including additional employees on the new campus will
provide even more opportunities for collaboration and
innovation, supporting ExxonMobils mission of delivering
energy to meet growing global needs, said Bryan Milton,
president of ExxonMobil Global Services.
The new campus will have multiple low-rise office buildings,
laboratory, conference and training centers and facilities such as child care, a
wellness center and other employee amenities, the company
The campus is located on a 385-acre wooded site on
company-owned land near the intersection of I-45 and the Hardy
It will accommodate approximately 10,000 employees and is
being constructed to high standards of energy efficiency and
environmental stewardship, according to the company.
Construction of the campus began in
2011. Early site work includes the construction of access roads and
bridges, central utilities, computer support and parking facilities.
Employees will move to the campus in phases as the buildings
are constructed, beginning in early 2014.
Full occupancy for employees is expected by 2015.