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April 9, 2014
Tank overflow reported at oil well near Alexander
ALEXANDER — An unexpected increase in well pressure caused a tank to overflow and release 1,100 barrels of liquids at an oil and gas well about 4 miles southwest of Alexander, the Department of Mineral Resources said Wednesday. An estimated 650 barrels of oil, or 27,300 gallons,...
Energy / Bakken
April 9, 2014 - 3:39pm
February 22, 2014
Brine spilled, contained in Williams County
A valve leak spilled about 342 barrels of brine, or salt water, Thursday at a well about 14 miles southwest of Alamo in Williams County, the Department of Mineral Resources reported Friday. All the liquid was contained and recovered at the HRC Operating LLC well, and a state inspector...
news / local
February 22, 2014 - 12:05am
February 11, 2014
Brine flows into tributary, but state says spill contained
BISMARCK -- Brine released from a McKenzie County oilfield site reached a tributary of Lonesome Creek, but the spill was contained, the North Dakota Department of Health reported. RIM Operating Inc. reported that 250 barrels -- 10,500 gallons -- of produced saltwater, a byproduct...
news / north dakota
February 11, 2014 - 12:51pm
January 27, 2014
Saltwater piping leak reported in Williams Co.
About 280 barrels of saltwater leaked but were contained and recovered at a well in Williams County on Friday, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division announced Monday. Kodiak Oil and Gas, the operator of the well, reported the piping leak on Monday. The well site is about 20 miles...
January 27, 2014 - 2:37pm
November 29, 2013
State spill website expected to launch next week
BISMARCK — A website designed to improve public access to information about oil spills and releases of other potentially harmful liquids in North Dakota will launch next week, barring any unforeseen issues, a state health official said Friday. The North Dakota Department of Health...
Energy / Bakken
November 29, 2013 - 8:59pm
November 16, 2013
Equipment failure, human error most likely causes of spills
BISMARCK — Like lost cellphone calls, most saltwater spills can be traced back to three causes: human error, equipment failure or network problems. A review of incident reports filed with the North Dakota Department of Health since Jan. 1, 2012, found that connection leaks between...
Energy / oil
November 16, 2013 - 10:20pm
Unwanted water: Saltwater spills can cause lasting damage, are difficult to clean up
More than 55,000 barrels of saltwater — about 2.3 million gallons — produced by the oil and gas industry have been spilled on North Dakota land in the past 22 months, posing an environmental risk to soil, plants and freshwater resources in dozens of cases, a Forum News Service...
Energy / oil
November 16, 2013 - 10:14pm
November 6, 2013
300-barrel saltwater spill reported near Grenora
GRENORA — A valve that was inadvertently left open caused a spill of about 300 barrels of saltwater at a Williams County oil well site, the North Dakota Department of Health said Wednesday. After a tanker truck filled up at a well site about 13 miles southeast of Grenora, a valve...
Energy / Bakken
November 6, 2013 - 6:30pm
June 13, 2013
Oil field waste may bite the dust
WATFORD CITY -- What is now considered oil field waste could be reused as an affordable way to control dust on western North Dakota roads, officials...
Energy / news / north dakota
June 13, 2013 - 12:00am