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Top Bakken news stories – May 14-27

It’s been an odd couple weeks for the Bakken. This highlight reel features an eclectic mix of justice, oil and saltwater spills, theft of oilfield explosives and the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. Scroll down to see what you missed! 7. 105K gallons of saltwater-oil mixture spills in North Dakota MARMARTH, N.D. (AP) — A tank overflow has caused a spill of ...

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Vandalism may have caused oil spill in Williams County

An oil spill in Williams County is suspected to have been caused by vandalism, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Monday. The spill was first noticed on Friday at a Murex Petroleum-operated well site, roughly 2.5 miles northwest of Tioga, North Dakota. Bill Suess, the Department of Health spill investigation program manager, told the Forum News Service that on ...

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Oil leaks in Divide County; brine spilled in Burke County

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota health officials say around 42 gallons of oil has spilled in Divide County after a pipeline leaked. Condor Petroleum, Inc., also reported that around 1,638 gallons of produced water, or brine, have been released. The North Dakota Department of Health said it’s evaluating a nearby wetland for impacts to water quality. Officials say a brine ...

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Top 5 Bakken stories of the week

Here the top five stories from Bakken.com for the week of May 23rd through May 29th. Enjoy! 5. Cleanup of oil spill at ND farm to take 2 more years BISMARCK, N.D. — The state Health Department says cleanup of a pipeline rupture that caused more than 20,000 barrels of crude to ooze across a northwestern North Dakota wheat field ...

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250-barrel spill contained at Divide County well

rocks that may or may not be wet

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Oil and Gas Division says a 250-barrel oil spill has been contained at a well in Divide County. Continental Resources Inc. reported a failed tank on Wednesday at the site about 10 miles northeast of Wildrose. Regulators say a state inspector has been to the site, and the spilled oil was contained and recovered. ...

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