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Piping leak spills 275 barrels of oil in Divide Co.

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORTUNA — A valve failure in piping caused the leak of about 275 barrels of oil in Divide County on Thursday, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division reported Friday.

American Eagle Energy Corp. reported the leak, and said the oil has been containe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fulda water main breaks: Source of leak still unknown

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FULDA — An unallocated water main break is costing the city of Fulda at least 200,000 gallons of water loss.

“We noticed it Monday morning, and since then we believe we have lost a couple hundred thousand gallons of water,” said Butch Huerka…continue reading on dglobe.com

ND senators push for Keystone XL approval: Hoeven hosts bipartisan press conference, urging Obama to approve the proposed pipeline

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The State Department’s final environmental impact study on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in the books, and North Dakota’s senators were part of a bipartisan group of six who joined with business leaders Tuesday to advocate for its approval.
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Brine spill reported in Bowman County, got into creek

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

MARMARTH — About 50 barrels of saltwater leaked from a pipeline approximately 9.5 miles south of Marmarth, and got into the nearby Kid Creek stream.

The saltwater, which has three to four times the salinity of “what we’d like to see,” leak…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brine spill reported in Bowman County, got into creek

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

MARMARTH — About 50 barrels of saltwater leaked from a pipeline approximately 9.5 miles south of Marmarth, and got into the nearby Kid Creek stream.

The saltwater, which has three to four times the salinity of “what we’d like to see,” leak…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Valve leak reported in Williams County

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

Approximately 250 barrels of saltwater leaked from a valve at a Continental Resources Inc. oil and gas well Monday morning, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources announced.
All fluids were recovered and contained on-site at the well about…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Valve leak reported in Williams County

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

Approximately 250 barrels of saltwater leaked from a valve at a Continental Resources Inc. oil and gas well Monday morning, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources announced.
All fluids were recovered and contained on-site at the well about…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Democrats plan pipeline field hearing

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

Democrats plan pipeline field hearing

STANLEY — The North Dakota Democratic House and Senate Caucuses will hold a field hearing this month to seek answers to questions about oil pipelines.
“The recent Tesoro pipeline spill near Tioga has rais…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Regulator says company should have been warned of pipeline trouble

October 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A federal regulator says preliminary test results showing a problem with the oil pipeline that leaked more than 20,000 barrels of Bakken crude should have been available to the company before the leak was discovered. Continue Reading

10-barrel oil leak discovered in Divide County

October 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A 10-barrel oil leak from a 1-inch oil gathering line was discovered in Divide County, the state learned Thursday. Continue Reading