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Exxon Mobil Corporation Closes Pipeline After Spill


Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has shut a Louisiana oil pipeline after a leak.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Closes Pipeline After Spill

Reuters has reported that Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) shut its North Line crude oil pipeline in Louisiana.

The 160,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) line was shut after a leak spilled 1,900 barrels of crude oil in a rural area over the weekend.

The line pumps crude to Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)’s 502,000 barrel per day (bpd) Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery as well as a handful of other plants.

Rachael Moore, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) spokeswoman, said that, “A cleanup of the spill site near Torbert, Louisiana, began on Sunday. Fortunately the oil was contained in the immediate area which will enhance our recovery efforts. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) had shut the pipeline late on Saturday after it detected a drop in pressure”.

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) company shares are currently standing at 86.34.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Closes Pipeline After Spill
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