4 Energy Stock Stories for Prudent Investor Reading

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM): Closing price $89.58

Attorneys for the State of New Hampshire said that ExxonMobil knew back in 1984 that adding a chemical to gasoline that makes it burn more thoroughly would triple incidents of ground contamination, at the beginning of an $800 million trial over the environmental effects of the additive. The trial began Monday in Concord, and places in contention the state’s environmental claims against company claims that they were simply complying with federal pollution standards, but judging by the opening statement of New Hampshire, the crux might be more like when did Exxon know?

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