Mar 27, 2014 11:31 AM by Dave Fields
Exxon Mobil continues to to investigate reports of possible bad gasoline purchased at stations in the Baton Rouge and Lafayette areas, a company spokesperson advises.
The company also asks that customers or stations contact them if anyone believes that he or she may have purchased compromised fuel.
"If customers have questions or concerns regarding the fuel they may have purchased they should contact the station where they purchased the fuel or contact you can ExxonMobil North America Customer Care toll free at 855-300-2659," said Lana Venable, Exxon's Public & Government Affairs Advisor.
Exxon Mobil previously had issued the following statement on Wednesday afternoon:
"We have been made aware of a potential issue with gasoline purchased at select locations in the Baton Rouge area. Upon learning of the issue, we immediately began an investigation. We have shut down the Baton Rouge terminal gasoline loading racks while the investigation continues. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our customers and motorists. We will continue to work with our customers and monitor the situation closely," Venable's initial statement read.
Exxon apologized to motorists who had reported that their vehicles were "poorly running" because of the possible bad gasoline.