DENVER—XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, today announced it has contributed $42,500 to 12 fire and paramedic departments in western North Dakota and eastern Montana to help fund their day-to-day operations and emergency services. Many of the fire departments are volunteer fire departments.
“These volunteer fire departments play an important role in our community,” said Matthew Deveau, operations manager, XTO Energy Bakken District. “We welcome the opportunity to provide them with the financial boost they need to continue to keep our communities safe.”
The following organizations each received a contribution from XTO Energy:
• Alexander Volunteer Fire Department, Alexander, N.D.
• Arnegard Rural Fire Department, Arnegard, N.D.
• Fairview Volunteer Fire Department, Fairview, Mont.
• Killdeer Area Ambulance, Killdeer, N.D.
• Grassy Butte First Responders, Grassy Butte, N.D.
• Mandaree Ambulance Service, Mandaree, N.D.
• McKenzie County Emergency Services, Watford City, N.D.
• Richland County Volunteer Fire Department, Sidney, Mont.
• Tioga Volunteer Fire Department, Tioga, N.D.
• Watford City Fire Department, Watford City, N.D.
• West Dunn Fire District, Killdeer, N.D.
• Williston Fire Department, Williston, N.D.
“We try to make a positive impact in the communities where we operate,” Deveau said, “And we thank all of our community first responders.”
About XTO Energy Inc.
XTO is a leading oil and natural gas producer in the United States with expertise in developing tight gas, shale gas and unconventional oil resources. XTO or its affiliates operate in all major U.S. unconventional producing regions and Western Canada. XTO also provides support and technical services to ExxonMobil’s operations in Argentina. The company manages 11 million acres with a total resource base of about 33 billion oil-equivalent barrels. In North Dakota, XTO holds 479,000 acres, operates in 8 counties and employs 143 people. Last year, XTO and ExxonMobil invested $178,000 in higher education, medical care, environmental research and arts and civic organizations in North Dakota. In Montana, XTO holds 188,000 acres, operates in two counties and employs 66 people. Last year, XTO and ExxonMobil invested $415,000 in higher education, medical care, environmental research and arts and civic organizations in Montana.