WASHINGTON, D.C. — ExxonMobil has been approved for membership in the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), the USUBC executive committee announced today on behalf of the entire USUBC membership of 143 companies and organizations who have business operations, investments or other development programs in Ukraine.

As the world’s leading publicly traded international petroleum and petrochemical company, ExxonMobil applies science and innovation to find better, safer and cleaner ways to deliver the energy the world needs. ExxonMobil makes products that drive modern transportation, power cities, lubricate industry and provide petrochemical building blocks that lead to thousands of consumer goods.

"USUBC looks forward to working with ExxonMobil in its pursuit of strengthening commercial ties between U.S. and Ukrainian companies and in
the further economic development of Ukraine," said Morgan Williams, Director, Government Affairs, Washington Office, for the SigmaBleyzer Private Equity Investment Management Group, who serves as President of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC).  

Additional information about ExxonMobil may be found at their website: www.ExxonMobil.com

USUBC now has more one-hundred forty-three members.  Membership in January of 2005 was eight and in January of 2007 was 22.  Membership is expected to reach 150 by the end of 2010.  The complete list of USUBC members can be found at: http://www.usubc.org/members.php.  For a list of the USUBC board of directors go to the following link: http://www.usubc.org/site/u-s-ukraine-business-council-usubc-board-of-directors.