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320 barrels of brine released, contained near Tioga

BISMARCK, N.D. — The state oil authorities say all but five barrels of brine have been cleaned up from a spill that occurred near Tioga this weekend. The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says the Hess Corporation reported on Saturday that 320 barrels of brine were released and contained at the BLDU central tank facility in Williams County. Brine ...

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3,000 barrels of brine spilled at Fort Berthold


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The Associated Press reported today that a pipeline leaked 3,000 barrels of brine on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota. The leak was discovered on Friday. Arrow Water, LLC, which is owned by Crestwood Midstream Partners LP, is the owner/operator of the faulty pipeline. Crestwood Midsteam Partners also owns the pipeline operator ...

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Forum set to discuss oil rigs’ impact on ecosystem set for Bush Library

CAITLIN PERRONE | The Eagle (Bryan, Texas) The 4,000 active oil rigs and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico become the homes to marine life that otherwise wouldn’t have shelter in open waters, and a well-known Gulf of Mexico conservationist is trying to keep those towers intact. These natural gas and oil structures eventually become their own ecosystems, and removing them ...

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The baggage of offshore drilling

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Zachary Toliver | Shale Plays Media In the era of the great energy boom, investing in oil and gas exploration has exploded. Fresh, untapped areas have been targeted throughout the U.S. and no land is untamable. Since the 25-year congressional ban on Atlantic coast offshore drilling was lifted, offshore exploration has followed suit and has fueled substantial interest in the ...

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