Exxon Mobil Settlement NPR's Debbie Elliott reports that Exxon Mobil Corporation has been ordered to pay the state of Alabama nearly 3-and-a-half billion dollars in punitive damages. An Alabama circuit court jury found the company had deliberately underpaid on its natural gas leases off the Alabama coast.

Exxon Mobil Settlement

Exxon Mobil Settlement

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NPR's Debbie Elliott reports that Exxon Mobil Corporation has been ordered to pay the state of Alabama nearly 3-and-a-half billion dollars in punitive damages. An Alabama circuit court jury found the company had deliberately underpaid on its natural gas leases off the Alabama coast.