Exxon INKS DEAL for Siberian Oil and 1 Dow Mover Making News Now

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) retains a public relations firm, whose publicist is said to have posed as a journalist at a press conference conducted by Warehouse Workers United, says a report in The Guardian. The group advocates workers’ rights; both Walmart and the PR firm have denied that they had either directed or okayed the actions of the publicist.

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Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) and Rosneft are partnering in the development of tight oil reserves in Western Siberia, and in the establishment of a joint Arctic Research Center for Offshore Developments. The arrangements are in support of initiatives arising from the firms’ August 2011 long-term strategic cooperation agreement.

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