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Attorney general preparing a set of conclusions from Mueller report but isn't expected to finish that work Saturday
Produced water spills in Badlands ravine after driver jumps from plunging truck
Grand Forks middle school class teaches students about drones
Honoring the 'Lost 74': Bill seeks to add sailors killed in shipwreck to Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Eastern North Dakota students reach national contest finals after designing app to give 911 callers options
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nation and world
Hospitals lean into virtual health care even as Medicare won't cover it
Condensate spill reported in western North Dakota
Baristas beware: A robot that makes gourmet cups of coffee has arrived
Nebraska flooding: Biggest disaster in state's history
Bills in North Dakota Legislature would move power to Ag Department
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Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
Americans are getting more miserable, and there's data to prove it
Designers share spring home decor tips
Five ways to spend the first weekend of spring
Mobridge, S.D., police collect prescription nearly 60 years old
South Dakota county found to have the nation’s worst food environment: Food insecurity common on tribal reservations
Buxton day-to-day after after rundown collision
McFeely: Reality was wearing No. 1 for Duke
It was a noble effort, but big second half lifts Duke over Bison
NCHC overtime format didn’t change standings
Wild move into wild-card spot with win over Caps
Do Not Pass SB 2344
Plain Talk Podcast: Congressman Armstrong tells critics 'I had an oil well in my first campaign ad'
Port: Attorney General Stenehjem disputes Treasurer Schmidt’s claim that his office told her to continue erroneous oil tax allocations
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Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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North Dakota Oil and Gas Division
March 18, 2019
Tank leak causes brine, oil spill in Divide County, ND
FORTUNA, N.D. -- A tank leak caused a brine and oil spill at a well in Divide County earlier this month, but it wasn’t reported until several...
March 18, 2019 - 4:17pm
March 13, 2019
Brine spill recovered at Fort Berthold well
DUNN CENTER, N.D. - The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of a release occurring on Sunday at a Fort Berthold oil and gas well,...
March 13, 2019 - 8:01am
February 21, 2019
Leak causes brine spill at northwest North Dakota well site
WILLISTON, N.D. — A leak caused about 260 barrels, or 10,920 gallons, of brine to spill Wednesday, Feb. 20, at an oil and gas well in Williams...
February 21, 2019 - 4:08pm
July 31, 2018
Leak causes oil spill at Williams County site
EPPING, N.D.—Cleanup is underway after 345 barrels, or 14,490 gallons, of oil spilled Monday at an oilfield site in Williams County, according to a news release Tuesday from the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. Whiting Oil and Gas Corp. reported that the spill at a central...
July 31, 2018 - 5:08pm
April 3, 2018
Illegal well plugged for violating Safe Drinking Water Act
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division has plugged a saltwater disposal well west of Dickinson that was the site of environmental violations and a lengthy federal investigation. Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms said Tuesday, April 3, the work to plug the well...
April 3, 2018 - 5:29pm
February 5, 2018
ND regulators monitoring saltwater spill near Killdeer
KILLDEER, N.D. — The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division is monitoring a spill that occurred last week at a saltwater disposal well about 25...
February 5, 2018 - 4:49pm
May 22, 2017
Deleted emails contained ND oil spill data as attorney calls for audit
BISMARCK — After reviewing about 38,700 emails of North Dakota Oil and Gas Division employees that were on their way to a permanent cyber dump...
May 22, 2017 - 10:46am
July 27, 2016
Lightning strikes cause spills at N.D. well sites
MANDAREE – A lightning strike is blamed for a fire at a saltwater disposal well that caused 2,200 barrels, or 92,400 gallons, of produced water to spill last weekend in McKenzie County, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said Wednesday. Bosque Disposal Systems reported the incident...
July 27, 2016 - 10:37pm
July 20, 2016
Leak causes spill in McKenzie County
KEENE, N.D. – A piping connection leak caused about 250 barrels, or 10,500, gallons of oil and produced water to spill at an oil well Tuesday, but the spill was contained at the site, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said Wednesday.Hess Bakken Investments II reported that emulsion,...
July 20, 2016 - 4:44pm
June 15, 2016
Pump failure causes produced water spill near Tioga
TIOGA, N.D. – A pump that failed caused tanks to overflow and spill about 770 barrels, or 32,340 gallons, of produced water Tuesday, but officials report the spill was contained on the location. Hess Bakken Investments II LLC reported the incident Tuesday at a tank battery in Mountrail...
June 15, 2016 - 1:09pm
January 29, 2016
Emulsion spill reported in Billings County
FAIRFIELD -- Emulsion from a pipeline leak spilled about 50 barrels into Frank’s Creek approximately 16 miles northwest of Belfield, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday in a statement. The spill resulted from a pipeline leak at a site operated by White Rock Oil and...
January 29, 2016 - 12:49pm
March 23, 2015
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.
March 18, 2015 - 10:35pm
November 16, 2011
From boom to bust: Officials, candidates look at the future of North Dakota
It's an economic principle. For every boom, there is a bust. And the oil industry is booming in North Dakota. That means oil is on the minds...
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am