ExxonMobil official: Arkansas pipeline could be retired

fuelfix.com Published: August 16, 2013

A vice president at ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. says it’s possible a 65-year-old pipe that leaked oil into a Mayflower neighborhood could be taken out of service, according to FuelFix.com.

The site reports Karen Tyrone, the company’s vice president of operations, told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in a story published Thursday that it is too early to know whether the Pegasus pipeline will be closed.

“It is within the realm of possibilities and considerations,” she said, adding that a decision will be reached following an investigation that could take a year or more.

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