ExxonMobil Names New East Coast Manager in Malaysia

ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc.(EMEPMI) reports that with effect from March 1, 2005, Encik Yusof Embong has replaced Encik Noor Azmi Sudin as its East Coast Manager.

Yusof, 52, will be the focal point for contacts for community relations in Terengganu where ExxonMobil has significant oil and gas business presence.

A native of Terengganu, Yusof will be based in Kerteh and will manage operations at the Terenggganu Crude Oil Terminal (TCOT).His additional duties as East Coast Manager will include responsibility to coordinate EMEPMI staff and activities located onshore Terengganu.

Yusof joined ExxonMobil in 1978 as an engineer supervising the construction of onshore and offshore production facilities in Indonesia, South Korea, ingapore and Malaysia. He was the assistant resident engineer for the construction of the Terengganu Crude Oil Terminal in 1980 until its completion in 1983.

Subsequently, he held various technical and supervisory positions in EMEPMI's production operations at Kerteh, Kemaman Supply Base and offshore, gaining broad project and operational experience. In 2003, he was appointed Operations /Logistics Superintendent for the Semangkok and Irong Barat fields.

Yusof graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Brighton Polytechnic in Brighton, United Kingdom in 1976.

Noor Azmi Sudin, the previous East Coast Manager, has accepted an assignment as Engineering Manager at RasGas, a joint venture between ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum. He will be based in Doha, Qatar.

About ExxonMobil in Malaysia
The ExxonMobil Subsidiaries in Malaysia are a group of companies, which have business activities ranging from upstream exploration and production of oil and gas to the refining and marketing of petroleum products.

In the upstream, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. is the nation's largest crude oil producer and the largest supplier of natural gas to Peninsular Malaysia. Daily crude oil production is about 240,000 barrels of oil a day while daily gas production is 1.1 billion cubic feet a day.

In the downstream, three ExxonMobil subsidiaries, Esso Malaysia Berhad,ExxonMobil Malaysia Sdn Bhd and ExxonMobil Borneo Sdn Bhd operate a network of 570 service stations throughout Malaysia.

Esso Malaysia Berhad also operates an 88,000 barrel a day refinery in Port Dickson.