Exxon Mobil's total reserves drop by a third after Covid-19 oil price drop


(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp's global oil and gas reserves tumbled by a third last year as the COVID-19 pandemic slammed global oil prices and demand, the company said on Wednesday. The largest U.S.

oil producer is reeling from the sharp decline in oil demand and a series of bad bets on projects when prices were much higher. It slashed project spending by a third last year, cut jobs and added to debt to cover its dividend. Exxon's reserves are at their lowest since the merger between Exxon and Mobil in 1999 and were "a.

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