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More time granted on saltwater disposal well hearing

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By Brian Gehring A company planning to build a saltwater disposal well near the boundary of Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s north unit says it will meet with opponents of the plan before proceeding. Horizon Oilfield Services had filed for a permit with the Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division to site the disposal well just off U.S. Highway 85 ...

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No watering down rules: Oil companies could be fined for flooded wells

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By Amy Dalrymple TRENTON — Oil companies that failed to prepare for flooding near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers could face enforcement action, state officials said Monday. Zavanna, the company that had oil leak from a tank into floodwaters Friday, could face fines from the North Dakota Department of Health. A tank that contained 1,386 gallons of oil ...

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Company must submit follow-up plan after blowout

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By Amy Dalrymple Today at 10:23 a.m. WATFORD CITY – Whiting Oil and Gas will submit an assessment and monitoring plan after an oil well blowout sprayed some brush and trees last week, the North Dakota Department of Health said. The total amount spilled on the ground from the Feb. 13 incident is estimated to be 25 barrels of oil and 25 barrels ...

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