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the legendary American family behind Standard Oil the company that would revolutionize the energy industry and get America hooked on crude including fossil fuels cold Turkey the Rockefeller family farm saying late Wednesday it would die that turn drilling and eliminate its holdings of Exxon Mobil the world's largest multinational oil producer , John D. Rockefeller founded standard oil in the eighteen seventy it would become the largest oil refiner on earth , more than a hundred fifty years later the family charity saying Exxon Mobil a successor to Standard Oil had misled the public about climate change , in a letter posted to its website the farm said Exxon conduct on climate change appears to be quote morally reprehensible , an Exxon spokesman said the company was not surprised by the move as early as two thousand and eight members of the Rockefeller family called unexciting to increase spending on alternative energy