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Exxon's XTO Energy says fire occurred this week at NexTier frack site

05/11/2021 16:57
Exxon's XTO Energy says fire occurred this week at NexTier frack site

By Liz Hampton

- Exxon Mobil's XTO.N XTO Energy said a fire occurred this week at a New Mexico drilling site where hydraulic fracturing firm NexTier Oilfield Solutions NEX.O was working on a shale well.

The fire broke out and was extinguished in roughly three hours on May 9, XTO said, adding that there were no injuries.

A representative for NexTier did not immediately respond to a request for comment.


(Reporting by Liz Hampton in Denver; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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