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ExxonMobil cleans up after Arkansas oil spill

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Emergency crews sent by US oil giant ExxonMobil worked Sunday to contain several thousand gallons of crude oil that spilled from a ruptured company pipeline in central Arkansas, the corporation said. 

An Exxon sign is seen at a station in Manassas, Virginia on September 20, 2008. Emergency crews sent by US oil giant ExxonMobil worked Sunday to contain several thousand gallons of crude oil that spilled from a ruptured company pipeline in central Arkansas, the corporation said.

The rupture occurred Friday afternoon in a section of the Pegasus pipeline near the town of Mayflower, which has a population of about 1,700 people and is located north of Little Rock.

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