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Exxon has struck natural gas near Mobile, Ala., in what "appears to be a commercially productive" discovery, it announced Monday. The No. 1 Charles E. Wilke Gu-28 well, which is located in a newly found section of the Hatters Pond field, produced 2.8 million cubic feet of gas and 1,056 barrels of condensate a day at a depth of about 18,000 feet.

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