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8,400 gallons of oil-saltwater mixture spills near Mohall

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A damaged injection line has caused a spill of about 8,400 gallons of a mixture of saltwater and oil in Bottineau County. The North Dakota Department of Health says the spill happened Wednesday about 3 1/2 miles north of Mohall. A representative of Texas-based Enduro Operating LLC, which operates the line, wasn’t immediately available to comment. ...

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Regulator: Corroded pipeline likely cause of saltwater spill

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Health Department says a corroded steel pipeline is the likely cause of a big saltwater spill in Bowman County. State environmental scientist Bill Suess (sees) says the 168,000-gallon spill occurred Tuesday morning about 9 miles southwest of Rhame at a well site owned by Texas-based Denbury Onshore LLC. The company did not return telephone ...

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Saltwater spill reported at well site near White Earth

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators say almost 20,000 gallons of oilfield wastewater has been contained and recovered at a saltwater disposal well in Mountrail County. Regulators with the state Oil and Gas Division say Houston-based Oasis Petroleum North America reported the 470-barrel spill on Wednesday at the well near White Earth. A barrel is 42 gallons. Officials say ...

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State inspecting weekend saltwater spill in Mountrail County

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Oil and Gas Division is looking into a saltwater spill in Mountrail County over the weekend. EOG Resources Inc. reported Saturday that 259 barrels of saltwater was released and contained, with all but 10 barrels recovered. A barrel holds 42 gallons. Saltwater is a byproduct of oil production. Equipment failure was cited as the ...

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Pipeline leak spills saltwater and oil in North Dakota

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BISMARCK, N.D. — State officials are monitoring the cleanup of a pipeline leak that spilled saltwater and oil in Stark County. The Health Department says an estimated 5,880 gallons of saltwater and 420 gallons of oil were released at a site operated by C12 Energy North Dakota LLC. It happened Monday about half a mile north of Dickinson. Officials say ...

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Oil, saltwater spill reported at well site near Parshall

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota regulators say 20 barrels of oil and 246 barrels of saltwater spilled at a well site near Parshall. Officials say the spill was reported Wednesday by Houston-based EOG Resources, which owns the well. The company says the oil and saltwater was contained and recovered at the site, about four miles southwest of Parshall. The company ...

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Tribal officials say saltwater spilled near Mandaree

MANDAREE, N.D. — Tribal officials say they’re looking into a saltwater spill in western North Dakota. Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Mark Fox says officials were notified of the spill near Mandaree by a pipeline operator Thursday. He says preliminary assessments indicate roughly 220,000 gallons of saltwater spilled in what’s primarily open field on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. According to ...

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Official: ‘Significant’ 63K-gallon brine spill reaches lake

POWERS LAKE, N.D. — A state Department of Health official says about 63,000 gallons of saltwater have leaked from a pipeline in northwest North Dakota and that some has reached a lake via a tributary. Water Quality Director Karl Rockeman said Wednesday that it’s unclear how much of the saltwater has entered Smishek Lake near the town of Powers Lake, ...

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More than 21,000 gallons of saltwater leak in northwest ND

BISMARCK, N.D. — The state Department of Health says a pipeline that leaked about 21,000 gallons of saltwater in northwest North Dakota has impacted a nearby wetland. The pipeline owned by Oasis Petroleum LLC leaked approximately 500 barrels of saltwater, or brine, about 11 miles northwest of Powers Lake. The health department says 475 barrels of the spill have been ...

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Oil, saltwater contained following spill in Williams County

RAY, N.D. — North Dakota oil regulators say hundreds of gallons of oil and saltwater have been contained following a spill at a disposal well in the northwestern part of the state. Landtech Enterprises, LLC, reported Friday that about 630 gallons of oil were released at contained at Foss SWD 1 near Ray. The company said all but 210 gallons ...

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