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Feds: ExxonMobil delay made Yellowstone River oil spill worse

January 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Delays in Exxon Mobil Corp.’s response to a major pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River made an oil spill far worse than it otherwise would have been, federal regulators said in a new report. Continue Reading

Exxon pays $1.6B for Bakken assets

September 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Exxon Mobil Corp. is making a $1.6 billion investment in the Bakken oil fields. The corporation is acquiring the rights for oil and gas development on 196,000 acres, almost all of it in North Dakota. Continue Reading

Exxon spends $1.6B on North Dakota field

September 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Exxon Mobil Corp. will spend $1.6 billion to boost its holdings in the massive Bakken oil field in North Dakota and Montana by 50 percent.
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Exxon spends $1.6 billion on North Dakota field

September 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Exxon Mobil Corp. will spend $1.6 billion to boost its holdings in the massive Bakken oil field in North Dakota and Montana by 50 percent. Continue Reading

Yellowstone spill to cost Exxon $135 million

November 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday it expects to incur costs of about $135 million from an oil pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River that triggered a massive effort to limit damage to the scenic waterway.
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Exxon claimed failed Mont. pipe 12 ft. under river

July 6, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

LAUREL, Mont. (AP) Federal documents show Exxon Mobil Co. told concerned regulators that an oil pipeline beneath the flooding Yellowstone River was 12 feet beneath the riverbed a month before the line broke and spewed an estimated 1,000 barrels of crude into the waterway.
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Gov. says oil company megaloads have their place

December 21, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

HELENA, Mont. (AP) Gov. Brian Schweitzer says banning the contested oil company megaload shipments from state highways could hurt efforts to attract businesses to the state. Continue Reading

Refinery equipment arrives in Billings from Okla.

December 9, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) While officials debated the safety of hauling huge loads of equipment from Idaho into Montana, an oversized load of refinery equipment made a two-month trip from Oklahoma to south-central Montana. Continue Reading