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Fracking and fire cause two Bakken spills

Last week the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division reported two spills in Dunn and Williams counties, caused by a valve failure during a nearby hydraulic fracturing operation and a fire, respectively. According to the Forum News Service (FNS), on Tuesday Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Co. reported the valve failure and resulting spill in Dunn County, approximately 13 miles ...

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Saltwater spill caused by lightning

The cause of a saltwater spill in McKenzie County has been attributed to a lightning strike, reports the Forum News Service. Last Friday Enduro Operating reported the incident. According to a Department of Mineral Resources news release, approximately 440 barrels of saltwater, also known as brine, was released and contained roughly 21 miles south of Alexander, North Dakota. The release ...

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Top 5 stories of the week

Here are the top five stories from Bakken.com for the week of January 12 through January 16. Enjoy! 5. 775 Bakken wells awaiting completion The number of drilling rigs, wells and jobs are declining along with oil prices, according to a report by KX News. Although North Dakota witnessed record production levels and number of active oil wells in November, the ...

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Saltwater spills near Williston


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ A saltwater disposal well 15 miles east of Williston is reported to have released 300 barrels of saltwater today. The spill occurred because of a piping leak. Kodiak Oil & Gas owns the P WOOD 3-27 disposal well. The release is said to have been contained. A state inspector is traveling to the site ...

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250 barrels of saltwater leak into North Dakota creek

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BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Health Department says a pipeline leaked about 250 barrels of saltwater into a creek in northwest North Dakota. Health officials say the leak was reported on Wednesday near Mohall, in Bottineau County. Officials say soil and water in the West Cutbank Creek were impacted by the spill. Related: Pipeline leaks saltwater in the Badlands The ...

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