ExxonMobil Unit Penalized Over Doc Disclosure In DOI Audit

Law360, Dallas (October 23, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT) -- An ExxonMobil Corp. subsidiary is facing a nearly $650,000 civil penalty after a division of the U.S. Department of the Interior claimed the company delayed turning over records in an audit related to oil and gas leases on federal land in Kansas, the agency announced Tuesday.

XTO Energy Inc., based in Fort Worth, Texas, told Law360 on Wednesday it has filed an appeal of the penalty, seeking a hearing, and said the company never owned or operated the two wells in question but nonetheless tried to...
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