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Tainted Oil: Exxon, Others Say U.S. Government Sold Toxic Crude

About the photo: A contractor works at Bryan Mound Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Freeport, Texas. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg Exxon Mobil Corp. is the latest company to raise concerns that a stockpile of U.S. government crude is tainted with poisonous gas. …

Exxon Challenging $1.7M Penalty for Montana Pipeline Break

Representatives of Exxon Mobil Corp. were scheduled to appear at a Wednesday hearing with federal regulators to contest $1.7 million in proposed civil penalties for a Montana oil spill. The penalties stem from a 2011 Exxon pipeline break that spilled …

Exxon: Arkansas Oil Spill Pegged at 157K Gallons

ExxonMobil has put a number to its estimate for the volume of oil that spilled at Mayflower. State officials had estimated between 3,500 and 5,000 barrels were set loose in last week’s accident. On Friday, ExxonMobil said 5,000 barrels spilled …

Exxon Claims Spill Damage Limited, Montana Gov. Doubtful

An oil pipeline that spewed tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into Montana’s Yellowstone River was temporarily shut down in May because of concerns over rising waters, and regulators last year warned Exxon Mobil of several safety violations …