Mobil 1™ technology

Here at ExxonMobil, we have a company dedicated to research. The ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) continuously pushes the boundaries of lubricant and fuel product research to enable innovation. Our goal: to continue to provide protection and enhanced performance for our customers’ vehicles and equipment.

In our state-of-the-art facilities in Clinton, New Jersey, top engineers work in world-class laboratories developing new products and continually testing and refining the entire range of ExxonMobil products. These chemists and engineers work with the latest engines and vehicle-testing capabilities to understand real-world operating conditions. They are also dedicated to experimentation, leading to new materials, patents and new product discovery. Our team is unified by its:

  • Passion for technological innovation and automotive performance
  • Focus on quality and product integrity
  • Drive to help solve global energy challenges with commercial products

See what goes into Mobil 1™ synthetic motor oil.

Experience counts
Our success in developing winning lubricant formulations for worldwide markets comes, in part, from challenging our products on the world’s toughest proving grounds. For example, we have worked for years to develop lubricants and fuels for global motorsports teams, including Formula One racing, giving us the severe test environment we need to make game-changing innovations.

Another tough testing ground for Mobil 1 oil happens in Las Vegas taxicabs where long hours and tough driving conditions in a hot, dusty climate can be hard on an engine. See how Mobil 1 handles these extremes in our live engine teardown and expert inspection.

Leading the way in synthetic lubricant technology
Our advanced synthetic formulations are a testament to our expertise in developing proprietary, state-of-the-art lubricants for passenger vehicle engines as well as for a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. As engine and vehicle technologies evolve and improve, our research and development teams are right there – creating and enhancing our synthetic lubricants to provide fully balanced formulations that ensure outstanding engine protection and performance.

ExxonMobil’s research and development initiatives are broad and far-reaching. We serve a worldwide market with oil and fuel products for light- and heavy-duty vehicles, construction and mining equipment, marine vessels, the energy industry, manufacturing equipment, forestry, industrial processes, metals production, and aviation and aerospace applications.

The Mobil™ difference
Our ongoing dedication to product development and enhancement is just one of the qualities that sets Mobil-branded motor oils apart from other lubricant manufacturers. The history of the Mobil brand is still being made.