News releases

June 24, 2014

Imperial successfully completes Cold Lake turnaround

Imperial Oil Limited today announced the completion of a major maintenance turnaround at its Cold Lake Mahihkan facilities.

June 23, 2014

Imperial Continues Existing Share Repurchase Program

Imperial Oil Limited today announced it has received final acceptance from the Toronto Stock Exchange for a new normal course issuer bid to continue its existing share repurchase program facility that will expire on June 24, 2014.

May 01, 2014

Imperial Completes Sale of Certain Western Canada Conventional Oil and Gas Assets

Imperial Oil Limited announced today the successful completion of its previously announced sale of interests in assets located in...

May 01, 2014

Imperial announces estimated first quarter financial and operating results

Imperial’s strong results in the first quarter underscore the competitiveness of our business model...

April 24, 2014

Second quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company, payable on July 1, 2014...

April 24, 2014

Imperial reports voting results for election of directors

Imperial announced at its annual meeting of shareholders held on April 24, 2014, that each of the seven nominees proposed as directors of the company and listed in its management proxy circular dated March 14, 2014 were elected as directors.

March 17, 2014

Imperial Agrees to Sell Certain Western Canada Conventional Oil and Gas Assets

Imperial Oil Limited has reached an agreement to sell its interest in assets located in Boundary Lake, Cynthia/West Pembina, and Rocky Mountain House in Western Canada to Whitecap Resources Inc.

January 30, 2014

First quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company, payable on April 1, 2014...

January 30, 2014

Imperial Oil announces estimated fourth quarter financial and operating results

Imperial achieved a number of significant milestones in 2013 as we continue to focus on delivering superior, long-term shareholder value.

December 17, 2013

Imperial Oil Files Regulatory Applications for Aspen Oil Sands Project

Imperial Oil Limited today announced the filing of regulatory applications with the Alberta Energy Regulator and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development...

October 31, 2013

Fourth quarter dividend declaration

Fourth quarter dividend declaration

October 31, 2013

Imperial Oil announces estimated third quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil announces estimated third quarter financial and operating results

August 25, 2013

Imperial Oil Contains Water Flow at Well Site

Imperial Oil Limited responded to an incident involving the flow of water from a shallow aquifer to the surface at a well site. No water is currently flowing from the well and operations to permanently plug the well are ongoing.

August 21, 2013

Imperial Oil Responds to Water Flow at Well Site

Imperial Oil Limited is responding to a flow of water at a well site about 25 kilometres northwest of Fort Nelson, B.C.

August 08, 2013

Imperial and ExxonMobil Canada Acquire ConocoPhillips’ Interest in Clyden Oil Sands Lease

Imperial Oil and ExxonMobil Canada have acquired ConocoPhillips’ interest in the Clyden oil sands lease, 150 kilometres south of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

August 01, 2013

Third quarter dividend declaration

This third quarter 2013 dividend compares with the second quarter 2013 dividend of 12 cents per share...

August 01, 2013

Imperial Oil announces estimated second quarter financial and operating results

Imperial’s earnings in the second quarter were $327 million compared with $635 million for the same period in 2012. Included is a non-cash charge of $264 million associated with the Dartmouth decision...

July 08, 2013

Imperial Oil and ExxonMobil Contribute $500,000 to Alberta Flood Response

Imperial Oil Foundation and its majority shareholder, Exxon Mobil Corporation announced today a contribution of $500,000 for flood-response efforts in southern Alberta...

June 21, 2013

Imperial provides $100,000 to assist Canadian Red Cross emergency response in Alberta

In response to the serious flooding situation in southern Alberta, the Imperial Oil Foundation on Friday announced a $100,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to support emergency assistance efforts...

June 21, 2013

Imperial Oil Continues Existing Share Repurchase Program

Imperial Oil Limited today announced it has received final acceptance from the Toronto Stock Exchange for a new normal course issuer bid to continue its existing share repurchase program...

June 19, 2013

Imperial Oil to Convert Dartmouth Refinery to Terminal

Following a comprehensive evaluation of alternatives, Imperial Oil will continue to serve east coast Canadian markets by converting its Dartmouth refinery into a terminal operation...

April 27, 2013

Imperial Oil Announces First Production From Kearl Oil Sands Project

Imperial Oil Limited today announced the start-up of the initial development of the Kearl oil sands project, which incorporates next-generation technology innovations that significantly enhance environmental performance.

April 25, 2013

Second quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company...

April 25, 2013

Imperial Oil announces estimated first-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil’s earnings in the first quarter of 2013 were $798 million, down 21 percent or $217 million from the first quarter of 2012...

February 26, 2013

Imperial acquires 50-percent participating interest in Celtic Exploration following its acquisition by ExxonMobil Canada

Imperial Oil has acquired a 50-percent participating interest in Celtic Exploration Ltd. (“Celtic”) following the close of its acquisition by ExxonMobil Canada today...

February 21, 2013

Imperial Oil Limited Appoints Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

The board of directors of Imperial Oil Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of R.M. (Rich) Kruger as chairman, president and chief executive officer effective March 1...

February 01, 2013

First quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited declared a quarterly dividend on January 31, 2013 of 12 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company, payable on ...

February 01, 2013

Imperial Oil announces estimated fourth-quarter financial and operating results 

Imperial Oil made significant progress in advancing its growth strategy in 2012...

November 28, 2012

Imperial Oil  to participate in ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.’s acquisition of Celtic Exploration

Imperial Oil today announced it will participate as a 50-percent owner with ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. in Celtic Exploration Ltd. (“Celtic”)...

November 01, 2012

Fourth quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company, payable on January 1, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 3, 2012...

November 01, 2012

Imperial Oil announces estimated third-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil reached several significant milestones in our growth strategy this quarter; advancing Kearl initial development towards the planned start of production around year-end...

September 28, 2012

Imperial Oil to build office complex in southeast Calgary

Imperial Oil announced today the plans to relocate its Calgary offices to a campus-style office complex in southeast Calgary to consolidate and support its growing operations ...

July 26, 2012

Third quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company...

July 26, 2012

Imperial Oil announces estimated second-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil’s earnings in the second quarter of 2012 were $635 million, compared with $726 million in the second quarter of 2011...

June 21, 2012

Imperial Oil Continues Existing Share Repurchase Program

Imperial Oil Limited today announced it has received final acceptance from the Toronto Stock Exchange for a new normal course issuer bid to continue its existing share repurchase program facility that will expire on June 24, 2012...

June 11, 2012

Imperial Oil donates $1M to create Aboriginal Science and Technology Education Program at Mount Royal University

The Imperial Oil Foundation announced today a $1 million investment over five years to establish the Aboriginal Science and Technology Education Program (ASTEP) at Mount Royal University...

June 07, 2012

Imperial Oil introduces “Esso Fuel Finder” station locator application

Imperial Oil introduced today the "Esso Fuel Finder" iPhone, iPod touch and Android application...

May 17, 2012

Imperial Oil evaluating the future of its Dartmouth Refinery

The company will market the refinery and related supply terminals to prospective buyers in the coming months and consider conversion to a terminal, as well as other alternatives...

May 03, 2012

Imperial Oil, ExxonMobil Canada raise nearly $4.2 million for United Way-Centraide

Imperial Oil and ExxonMobil Canada, in association with its employees and retirees, raised close to $4.2 for United Way-Centraide in 2011....

April 30, 2012

Imperial Oil annual meeting of shareholders

Imperial Oil Limited will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, May 2, 2012...

April 26, 2012

Second quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company, payable on July 1, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2012...

April 26, 2012

Imperial Oil announces estimated first-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil’s earnings in the first quarter of 2012 were $1,015 million, up 30 percent from the first quarter of 2011...

March 09, 2012

Hockey Hall of Fame unveils Esso Great Hall

Bill Hay, Chairman and CEO of the Hockey Hall of Fame (HHOF), along with Imperial Oil Limited executives and HHOF Honoured Members officially unveiled today the “Esso Great Hall”...

March 01, 2012

Canada’s oil sands producers launch environmental performance alliance

Canada’s oil sands producers have formed a new alliance, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA), focused on accelerating the pace of improving environmental performance in Canada’s oil sands...

February 03, 2012

Imperial Oil Sanctions Cold Lake Expansion Project

Imperial Oil Limited today announced it has approved a $2 billion expansion of the company’s Cold Lake operation in northeastern Alberta...

January 31, 2012

First quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company, payable on April 1, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 5, 2012...

January 31, 2012

Imperial Oil announces estimated fourth-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil’s earnings in the fourth quarter of 2011 were $1,005 million, up 26 percent from the fourth quarter of 2010...

January 25, 2012

Peters & Co. Energy Conference

Bruce March, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Imperial Oil Limited presented a brief company update at the Peters & Co. Energy Conference...

December 22, 2011

Pat Quinn reflects on his life in the game of hockey

Canadian sports icon looks back with Imperial Oil at how Canada’s winter sport influenced his life and career...

December 21, 2011

Imperial Oil Sanctions Kearl Oil Sands Expansion Project

Imperial Oil Limited today announced its board of directors has approved the expansion phase of the Kearl Oil Sands Project...

November 30, 2011

Imperial tops energy sector for women in the boardroom

Imperial Oil is leading the energy industry when it comes to female representation on its board of directors, a new survey shows...

November 08, 2011

Viterra Acquires Imperial Oil's Prairies Commercial and Farm Fuel Distribution Business

Viterra will acquire bulk fuel assets, and has entered into a long-term agreement to serve as a branded reseller, hauler and cardlock operator of Esso fuels throughout parts of Canada's Prairie region...

October 27, 2011

Fourth quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company...

October 27, 2011

Imperial Oil announces estimated third-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil’s earnings in the third quarter of 2011 were $859 million, up 106 percent or $441 million from 2010...

September 06, 2011

Sobeys Inc. and Imperial Oil alliance pumps up gas and grocery rewards for customers

Sobeys Inc. and Imperial Oil alliance pumps up gas and grocery rewards for customers...

July 28, 2011

Third quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share on the outstanding common shares...

July 28, 2011

Imperial Oil announces estimated second-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial’s earnings in the second quarter of 2011 were $726 million, up 40 percent or $209 million from 2010...

June 23, 2011

Imperial Oil Continues Existing Share Repurchase Program

Imperial Oil Limited today announced it has received final acceptance from the Toronto Stock Exchange for a new normal course issuer bid

April 28, 2011

Second quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited declared a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company, payable on July 1, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 2, 2011.

April 28, 2011

Imperial Oil announces estimated first-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil delivered a first quarter of solid results with earnings of $781 million or $0.91 per share, up from $476 million in the first quarter of 2010...

April 26, 2011

Imperial Oil annual meeting of shareholders

Imperial Oil Limited will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Thursday, April 28, 2011...

April 11, 2011

Kearl Test Module Underscores Commitment to Safety

ExxonMobil and Imperial Oil today announced that a test module to demonstrate the safe transportation of oversized shipments with minimal public disruption will begin its journey on April 11 from Lewiston, Idaho...

March 17, 2011

Imperial Oil, ExxonMobil Canada raise nearly $4.2 million for United Way-Centraide

Imperial Oil, in partnership with its employees and retirees, and ExxonMobil companies in Canada, contributed nearly $4.2 million to United Way-Centraide in 2010...

March 08, 2011

Imperial Oil CEO says oil sands offer tremendous opportunity for Canada and the United States

A next generation of oil sands development in Canada is set to emerge amid rising world demand for energy resources...

January 31, 2011

First quarter dividend declaration

Imperial Oil Limited today declared a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share on the outstanding common shares of the company...

January 31, 2011

Imperial Oil announces estimated fourth-quarter financial and operating results

Imperial Oil’s focus on operational excellence delivered strong results with fourth quarter earnings of $799 million or $0.94 per share, up from $534 million in the fourth quarter of 2009...

September 17, 2010

Imperial Oil Limited files a Form 8-K

-- Imperial Oil Limited has filed a Form 8-K with an update of the Kearl oil sands and Horn River Basin projects...

November 17, 2008

Imperial Oil reclaims disturbed land and reduces footprint. Read the latest issue of Imperial Oil's magazine, The Review, and learn about the progress and challenges in cleaning up industrial lands.

 Read the latest issue of Imperial Oil's magazine, The Review, and learn about the progress and challenges in cleaning up industrial lands.