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Exxon cleans up Pegasus pipeline spill in Missouri

05.02.2013  | 

A resident notified the company that oil had stained the pipeline. Exxon is investigating the cause of the incident. The Pegasus pipeline has been out of service since March 29, when a breach in the line led to thousands of barrels of oil spilling into a residential neighborhood in Mayflower, Arkansas.

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By ALISON SIDER

NEW YORK -- ExxonMobil Pipeline an affiliate of Exxon Mobil, said that cleanup was almost completed and repairs were under way after about one barrel of oil leaked from the Pegasus pipeline in Doniphan, Missouri.

A resident notified the company that oil had stained the pipeline. An Exxon spokesman said that the company is investigating the cause of the incident.

The Pegasus pipeline has been out of service since March 29, when a breach in the line led to thousands of barrels of oil spilling into a residential neighborhood in Mayflower, Arkansas.

Dow Jones Newswires



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