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Pipe leak releases 2,380 barrels of brine

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ALAMO — A pipe leak released about 2,380 barrels — or 99,960 gallons — of brine at a saltwater disposal well near here, but the release was contained on the site, the Department of Mineral Resources said Monday.

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Frontier Ventures reported that the leak occurred Saturday at the Krabseth 1 disposal well, about seven miles southwest of Alamo in Williams County.

All but one barrel of saltwater has been recovered, the department said. A state inspector has been sent to the site.

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