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September 10, 2015
Fracking leads to spill at neighboring well
KILLDEER, N.D. - A valve that failed during hydraulic fracturing operations caused a neighboring oil well to release fluids for 36 hours, leading to a spill of more than 600 barrels of produced water. Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Co. reported the spill Tuesday at a well...
September 10, 2015 - 8:26pm
August 27, 2015
Oil, saltwater spills near Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. -- An equipment failure led to an oil and saltwater spill near Williston. The Oil and Gas Division of the Department of Mineral Resources said in a release that 50 barrels of oil and 300 barrels of saltwater were contained and recovered at a well site about 15...
August 27, 2015 - 3:52pm
July 8, 2015
Small gas condensate pipeline spill reported near Tioga
TIOGA, N.D. – A pipeline spill caused about 1 barrel, or 42 gallons, of natural gas condensate to release about 10 miles south of Tioga, the North Dakota Department of Health said Wednesday. Hess Tioga Gas Plant is the owner of the natural gas gathering pipeline. The spill affected...
July 8, 2015 - 11:44am
March 23, 2015
PSC to hold hearing in Crosby over proposed Meadowlark Midstream pipeline
CROSBY, N.D. – The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday for a crude oil pipeline proposed by a company cleaning up after a major saltwater pipeline spill near Williston. Meadowlark Midstream Co. proposes to construct a 46-mile pipeline...
March 23, 2015 - 6:57pm
Failed valve leads to spill in Ray
BISMARCK - A failed valve led to an oil and saltwater spill in northwest North Dakota. Landtech Enterprises reported Friday that an estimated 15 barrels of oil was released and contained about 5 miles east of Ray, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said in a news release. ...
March 23, 2015 - 3:19pm
March 18, 2015
Spill reported at site with history of spills
MAXBASS — A company involved in a legal action with a Bottineau County landowner reported another spill Wednesday at the same saltwater disposal well with a history of spills. Petro Harvester reported that a piping connection leak caused 285 barrels, or nearly 12,000 gallons,...
March 18, 2015 - 10:35pm
Meadowlark Midstream offers reassurances after recent spill
WILLISTON, N.D. – The company responsible for the largest saltwater pipeline spill in North Dakota’s history answered questions Wednesday about lessons learned as it proposes to build new crude oil pipelines in the state. Meadowlark Midstream and Epping Transmission Co., both...
March 18, 2015 - 7:09pm
March 2, 2015
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
WILLISTON — The pipeline that ruptured and spilled nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater, contaminating a nearby creek and two rivers near...
March 2, 2015 - 9:50am
January 28, 2015
Oil spill reported in Bottineau County
MOHALL, N.D. – A tank that leaked released about 260 barrels of oil, or 10,920 gallons, in Bottineau County about three miles north of Mohall, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said Wednesday. Enduro Operating reported the leak in a central tank battery. The spill was contained...
January 28, 2015 - 11:58am
Tanks overflow, cause oil spill near Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. – Tanks that overflowed released nearly 40,000 gallons of oil and brine northwest of here, the North Dakota Department of Health said Wednesday. Oasis Petroleum reported that 490 barrels of oil and 455 barrels of produced water brine, or saltwater, have been...
January 28, 2015 - 11:45am
January 23, 2015
Source water spill reported in Williams Co.
TIOGA — The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a source water spill in Williams County. Hess Bakken Investments II reported that 2,500 barrels, or almost 105,000 gallons, of source water was released from a pipeline and has impacted a local stock dam about 9 miles...
January 23, 2015 - 12:13am
January 21, 2015
Officials monitoring Williston water in light of Montana spill
WILLISTON -- Officials are monitoring water in Williston in the wake of a large oil spill far upstream the Yellowstone River. They haven't found any cause for concern yet, said Dave Glatt, chief of environmental health at the North Dakota Department of Health. A hundred miles...
January 21, 2015 - 6:00pm
Pipeline spill clean-up efforts in Montana continue despite ice
NEW YORK - Responders recovered 240 barrels of oil from a breached pipeline in Montana, despite icy conditions that were slowing down efforts, the Environmental Protection Agency and Bridger Pipeline LLC said Wednesday. "We were very pleased that we were able to get that oil out...
January 21, 2015 - 5:21pm
January 20, 2015
Agency says oil pipeline break into Yellowstone River below riverbed
GLENDIVE, Mont. -- The pipeline break that released an estimated 42,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River is beneath the river bed, a federal official said Tuesday. The Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration confirmed the location of the break, but couldn't...
January 20, 2015 - 9:14pm
Response underway at breached pipeline near Glendive, restart date unknown
GLENDIVE, Mont. -- Bridger Pipeline is digging up a pipeline that breached over the weekend and spilled crude oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, a federal agency said on Tuesday. The pipeline operator was unearthing the pipeline so the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials...
January 20, 2015 - 2:23pm