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July 27, 2011

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'J WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011 SIDNEY HERALD ixxonMobil Pipeline Co. II IIIII I | | | in We deeply regret the incident that occurred on July 1 where the Silvertip Pipeline was breached and sincerely apologize to the people of Montana for the inconvenience the incident has caused. We are working with federal and state officials in the unified command to ensure the response meets all requirements and we will be here until the job is done. To date our response has included: More than 350 people have been actively working on the response and cleanup, including experts from across the country. A unified command with federal and state authorities has been established to manage response activities, including recovering oil, monitoring air and water quality, monitoring wildlife and agricultural impacts and addreSSing questions from local residents. Active clean up in the most affected area. of absorbent and containment boom and have been deployed on site. More than 50,000 feet 2300 absorbent pads Current monitoring of over 200 miles of the river. Daily aerial flights are being undertaken to identify potential additional oil locations. Contacting property owners along the river. A claims hotline number 1-888-382-0043 is set-up to assist individuals. Federal and state authorities will have continuous oversight and we will stay with the cleanup until it's complete. Please help us with the cleanup. If you see oil or impacted wildlife, please call the hotline (1-888-382-0043).