DALLAS (AP) – Exxon is interested in acquisitions while oil prices are low, but CEO Rex Tillerson says sellers have unrealistic price expectations.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
Tillerson said Wednesday that Exxon Mobil Corp. is in financial position to pursue acquisitions or change its spending plans depending on what happens to the oil market.
Earlier this week Exxon raised $12 billion from a bond sale, increasing speculation that it could seek to scoop up competitors.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
Tillerson says some companies have lost value because of heavy borrowing but haven’t adjusted the value they put on their companies, making acquisitions harder.
Tillerson also says oil prices could still fall because of overproduction. He is talking at Exxon’s annual meeting with investors in New York.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
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