May 3, 2017 / 7:12 PM / 2 years ago

BRIEF-Exxon says in settlement talks with DOJ about potential violations of Clean Air Act at Beaumont refinery

May 3 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp:

* On Feb 1, DOJ issued notification about possible settlement to ExxonMobil Oil Corp for potential violations of Clean Air Act at Beaumont refinery

* DOJ, EPA contend EMOC failed to identify hazards, maintain safe facility, mitigate consequences of release related to flash fire on April 17, 2013

* DOJ, EPA claim EMOC failed to include all covered processes in risk management program, to inspect process equipment in timely fashion - SEC filing

* DOJ and EPA are seeking in excess of $100,000 in penalties and corrective actions to resolve matter

* Company is in settlement discussions with DOJ and EPA, and parties have entered into a tolling agreement to facilitate settlement discussions Source text - ( Further company coverage:

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