Imperial Oil Limited (Imperial) is a Canada-based integrated oil company. The Company is engaged in exploration, production and sale of, crude oil and natural gas. The Company is also a petroleum refiner, marketer of petroleum products and also a producer of petrochemicals. The Company�s operations are conducted in three main segments: Upstream, Downstream and Chemical. Upstream operations include the exploration for, and production of, crude oil, natural gas, synthetic oil and bitumen. Downstream operations consist of the transportation and refining of crude oil, blending of refined products and the distribution and marketing of those products. Chemical operations consist of the manufacturing and marketing of various petrochemicals.