WASHINGTON, July 5 U.S. pipeline safety
regulators on Tuesday said Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) must make safety
fixes to its ruptured Montana oil pipeline, and submit a
restart plan before oil can flow again.
The Transportation Department's Pipeline and Hazardous
Materials Safety Administration also ordered the company to
re-bury the pipeline segment and do a risk study where it
crosses any waterway.
An accident at the Silvertip pipeline on July 2 released
between 750 and 1000 barrels of crude oil into the Yellowstone
(Reporting by Kim Dixon and Tom Doggett; Editing by Jackie