Tagged: exxonmobil

Judge OKs $5M Deal Ending Lawsuit over Mayflower Oil Spill

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 8/12/2015 10:56 am

A federal judge has signed a $5 million agreement among the operators of an oil pipeline and state and federal governments to end a lawsuit filed over a rupture that soiled land and water in central Arkansas in 2013.

ExxonMobil Subsidiaries Won't Move Pipeline from Arkansas Watershed

by Associated Press 8/2/2015 1:12 pm

Two subsidiaries of ExxonMobil said in a court filing Friday that they won't move the Pegasus Pipeline from beneath the watershed where Central Arkansas gets most of its drinking water.

Mayflower Subdivision Filling Up Again After Spill

by Associated Press 9/15/2014 7:42 am

People are starting to move back into the part of an Arkansas subdivision evacuated last year after a 2013 pipeline accident.

Report Finds Illegal Use of Diesel in Fracking; Companies Point to Changing Definitions

by 8/14/2014 3:32 pm

The Environmental Integrity Project says some oil and gas companies have continued the illegal injection of diesel fuel during hydraulic fracturing, including Southwestern Energy and ExxonMobil subsidiaries in the Fayetteville Shale.

Judge Won't Toss Suit Over Mayflower Oil Spill

by Associated Press 6/9/2014 1:25 pm

A federal judge has denied a request by ExxonMobil to throw out a joint federal and state lawsuit that seeks to penalize the company for a pipeline spill that dumped an estimated 150,000 gallons of crude oil in a central Arkansas neighborhood.

ExxonMobil Donates $250,000 to Relief Efforts

by Christina Huynh, The Associated Press 5/9/2014 7:40 am

ExxonMobil, the company responsible for a large oil spill that polluted a central Arkansas neighborhood, has donated $250,000 on Thursday to aid recovery efforts in the state from last week's severe storms that included a deadly tornado.

Exxon: Highly Unlikely World Limits Fossil Fuels

by Associated Press 4/1/2014 11:46 am

On the same day the world's scientists issued their latest report on climate change and the risks it poses to society, the nation's biggest oil and gas company said the world's climate policies are "highly unlikely" to stop it from selling fossil fuels far into the future.

One Year After Spill, Clinton School Panel Discusses Lessons From ExxonMobil's Pipe Break in Mayflower

by Christina Huynh, The Associated Press 4/1/2014 7:26 am

A year after a major oil spill in a small Arkansas town, a congressman says that while communities believe they are ready for a disaster, there is always something else to do to prepare.

ExxonMobil to Restart Pegasus Pipeline in Texas

by Associated Press 3/31/2014 2:20 pm

The U.S. government says ExxonMobil can restart in Texas a segment of an oil pipeline that ruptured in Arkansas a year ago.

Exxon Sued by Whisenhunt over Gas Royalties

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2013 12:00 am

An investment arm of the Little Rock commercial developer Joe Whisenhunt is hauling Exxon Mobil Corp., its subsidiary XTO Energy and other firms into court for allegedly shortchanging him on natural gas royalties.

Agency Proposes $2.6M in Penalties Against Exxon

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 11/6/2013 4:45 pm

A federal agency is proposing more than $2.6 million in civil penalties against ExxonMobil after one of the company's pipelines ruptured and spilled thousands of barrels of oil in central Arkansas, according to a document released Wednesday.

Trial Date Set in Lawsuit Over Arkansas Oil Spill

by Associated Press 11/4/2013 3:14 pm

U.S. District Judge Brian Miller on Monday issued an order saying the trial will begin during the first week of the year.

Trial Set in ExxonMobil State, Federal Lawsuit

by Associated Press 11/1/2013 8:03 am

A federal judge has set a trial date for a lawsuit by the state of Arkansas and federal prosecutors against ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipeline Company.

Lion Oil Sues for $80 Million Claim After Pipeline Rupture

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

An oil pipeline rupture in April 2012 in Louisiana has cost Lion Oil Co. of Brentwood, Tenn., more than $80 million at its oil refinery in El Dorado.

Exxon Asks Judge to Dismiss Arkansas Oil Spill Lawsuit

by Lance Turner 8/24/2013 11:54 am

Lawyers for ExxonMobil Pipeline Company have asked a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit about an oil spill in central Arkansas.

Mayflower Residents Hope to Keep Oil Spill Lawsuit Going

by Associated Press 8/6/2013 7:39 am

Mayflower residents pursuing a class-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. and a subsidiary said in a court filing Monday that it would be wrong for a judge to dismiss their claims.

Report Shows Problems with Arkansas Exxon Pipeline

by Associated Press 8/2/2013 8:55 am

A technical report on the ExxonMobil pipeline that failed in Faulkner County and spilled crude oil in a neighborhood shows that problems were identified with its construction method as early as 1989, a newspaper reported Thursday.

Feds Wrap Initial Review of Report on Exxon Mayflower Oil Spill

by Associated Press 8/1/2013 11:42 am

A federal agency has completed its initial review of a report about an oil pipeline that ruptured in central Arkansas this year.

Arkansas Times' Crowdfunded Partnership A Go in Mayflower

by Luke Jones 7/29/2013 12:00 am

Outtakes previously reported on the crowd funding collaboration between Little Rock’s Arkansas Times and Pulitzer-winning InsideClimate News of Brooklyn, by which the publications were seeking about $25,000 to fund a definitive report on the ExxonMobil spill in Mayflower. The project reached its goal, scoring $26,790, in less than a month.

Mark Pryor, John Boozman Also Propose Tax Relief After Oil Spill in Mayflower

by Associated Press 7/24/2013 2:19 pm

U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman have introduced legislation to exempt Arkansans who receive compensation from ExxonMobil for the Mayflower pipeline spill are not taxed by the federal government.