Fluid release contained in Bowman County
RHAME – A stuck valve caused the release of 340 barrels of oil and 220 barrels of saltwater at a Bowman County central tank battery.
All fluids were contained at the site and recovered. Continental Resources reported the leak happened Friday about 17 miles southwest of Rhame, at the Big Gumbo Creek Tank Battery.
A state inspector has been sent to the site, according to a release by the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources.