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Soco gas stations switch from Exxon to Liberty brand

Soco gas stations switch from Exxon to Liberty brand

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.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Montana, feds to seek damages from Exxon spill

Montana, feds to seek damages from Exxon spill

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.

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Exxon Fast Lane

Exxon Fast Lane

Shoshone residents Missy Miller, left, and Lisa Beasor talk about the day ahead at the Exxon Fast Lane station.

April 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
West High duo wins at Science Expo

West High duo wins at Science Expo

A good science experiment causes you to ask more questions, high school senior Crystal Scoles said.

March 24, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Feds: Few pipeline plans account for river risks

Feds: Few pipeline plans account for river risks

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.

February 08, 2012 10:56 am Related Loading…
Exxon reaches $1.6M Montana oil spill settlement

Exxon reaches $1.6M Montana oil spill settlement

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.

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City Lights: Looking back on a soggy, sorry year

From the balmy perspective of the present, let's look back at a year that was memorable mainly for deluges of snow and rain.

December 31, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
7: Ruptured pipeline sends oil coursing down the Yellowstone River

7: Ruptured pipeline sends oil coursing down the Yellowstone River

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.

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Oil absorbent booms

Oil absorbent booms

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.

October 10, 2011 2:00 pmLoading…
Sportsmen stop to fish

Sportsmen stop to fish

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.

October 10, 2011 2:00 pmLoading…
Oil spill

Oil spill

After Kembel complained, ExxonMobil gave him a flashlight for his troubles.

October 04, 2011 6:55 pmLoading…
Lawmaker Knox draws criticism for Texas job, house for sale

Lawmaker Knox draws criticism for Texas job, house for sale

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.

October 04, 2011 6:41 pmLoading…
Exxon readies to pump oil again through repaired pipeline

Exxon readies to pump oil again through repaired pipeline

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.

September 23, 2011 12:49 pm Related Loading…

Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.

September 11, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Highway head issues final order for Exxon loads

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.

September 07, 2011 9:30 pmLoading…
Workers with the ExxonMobil drill under the Yellowstone River

Workers with the ExxonMobil drill under the Yellowstone River

Workers with ExxonMobil drill under the Yellowstone River near the Laurel Water Treatment Plant for a replacement oil pipeline Wednesday.

August 31, 2011 12:00 pmLoading…
A sign marks where the Silvertip pipeline crossed under the Yellowstone River

A sign marks where the Silvertip pipeline crossed under the Yellowstone River

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.

August 31, 2011 12:00 pmLoading…
A sign marks where the Silvertip pipeline crossed under the Yellowstone River

A sign marks where the Silvertip pipeline crossed under the Yellowstone River

A sign marks where the Silvertip pipeline crossed under the Yellowstone River

August 31, 2011 12:00 pmLoading…

Foes file new petition to block Exxon megaloads in Idaho

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.

August 15, 2011 5:59 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Let's make energy development safer for wildlife

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.

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