ExxonMobil Media Advisory

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today an alliance with leading biotech company, Synthetic Genomics Inc., to research and develop next generation biofuels from photosynthetic algae.

Dr. Emil Jacobs, vice president of research and development at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, and Dr. J. Craig Venter, founder and CEO of Synthetic Genomics Inc., will be available to answer questions from media on a conference call today at 10 a.m. ET.

Dial in details are as follows:

Date/Time: July 14, 2009, 10:00 AM ET

Participant Number: 1-888-819-8002 (Toll free)

Participant Passcode: 3031406

    Source: Exxon Mobil Corporation