The guest on this week's nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show is Steve Coll, author of the new book Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power. In this audio segment he discusses ExxonMobil's relationship with Vladimir Putin and how Russia and China are vital to ExxonMobil's future. As things with Putin warm up, ExxonMobil could see its position gain greater security.

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