Cleanup underway after Williston saltwater pipeline spill
WILLISTON – About 1,240 barrels of saltwater were released north of here after a drain valve was left open on a pipeline, the North Dakota Department of Health said Tuesday.
Eric Bayes of Oasis Petroleum said an employee discovered a large puddle at a well site Monday morning north of Williston. The company believes the pipeline began releasing brine, a byproduct of oil production, early Sunday, Bayes said.
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