A third-generation oil man, Mykel Stockton has seen business gush, and he’s seen it run dry. His Soco Express service stations have hit a trough now, but the Billings man sees boom times ahead.
After two years of review, Montana and federal officials notified Exxon Mobil Corp. on Thursday that they intend to seek damages for injuries to birds, fish and other natural resources from a major crude oil spill into the Yellowstone River.
Shoshone residents Missy Miller, left, and Lisa Beasor talk about the day ahead at the Exxon Fast Lane station.
A good science experiment causes you to ask more questions, high school senior Crystal Scoles said.
Federal officials investigating a pipeline break that spilled 1,500 barrels of oil into a Montana river said Wednesday that few companies take river erosion and other risks into account when evaluating pipeline safety.
A state official says Exxon Mobil has agreed to $1.6 million in penalties to settle water pollution violations from a major oil pipeline break that fouled dozens of miles of shoreline along Montana's scenic Yellowstone River.
From the balmy perspective of the present, let's look back at a year that was memorable mainly for deluges of snow and rain.
An ExxonMobil oil pipeline that ruptured beneath the Yellowstone River fouled more than 150 miles of the waterway between Laurel and Miles City. To read the story CLICK HERE.
Oil-absorbent booms are placed in the Yellowstone River near the ExxonMobil Refinery in Lockwood on Monday. An oily sheen was found in a backwater near the refinery and is being cleaned up. The source of the oil is unknown.
Sportsmen stop to fish near oil-absorbent booms in the Yellowstone River near the ExxonMobil Refinery in Lockwood on Monday. An oily sheen was found in a backwater near the refinery and is being cleaned up.
After Kembel complained, ExxonMobil gave him a flashlight for his troubles.
On the Internet, his Texas job and calls for anti-socialist mind ammo have drawn a bull's-eye on his behind from liberal bloggers, but Heights Republican legislator James Knox is not an endangered species, state officials say.
The ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. has received all the permits needed to restart the flow of oil through its Silvertip pipeline, which broke July 1 and dumped an estimated 42,000 gallons of crude into the Yellowstone River.
Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Transportation Department issued a final order on Wednesday allowing Exxon Mobil to transport oversized oil equipment on a scenic corridor through north-central Idaho.
Workers with ExxonMobil drill under the Yellowstone River near the Laurel Water Treatment Plant for a replacement oil pipeline Wednesday.
A sign marks where the Silvertip pipeline crossed under the Yellowstone River. ExxonMobil was drilling under the river near the Laurel Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday to replace the broken portion of the line.
A sign marks where the Silvertip pipeline crossed under the Yellowstone River
BOISE, Idaho - Opponents of ExxonMobil's plans to ship massive oil refinery modules across a north central Idaho highway are asking the state's transportation chief once again to reject a hearing officer's findings in the disputed case.
Prior to July 1 if you had asked most Montanans about recent oil spills, they would have likely mentioned Alaska’s Exxon Valdez catastrophe or the tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico.