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Honor the Earth takes Sandpiper protest to Brainerd

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.
The group waved signs just west of the Washington S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Honor the Earth takes Sandpiper protest to Brainerd

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.
The group waved signs just west of the Washington S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pipeline company says spill contained: Three Affiliated Tribes to take over investigation on leak into Missouri River

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAREE — The owner of a pipeline that is leaking near the Missouri River said Wednesday that the leak has been contained.
In a statement issued Wednesday, Crestwood Midstream Partners said an emergency response team has been on site and “worki…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Derailed CSX train in Va. carried Bakken oil; over 800 barrels spilled

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The CSX Corp. train that derailed and erupted in flames here was carrying crude oil from the Bakken shale in North Dakota, the kind of oil involved in several other fiery derailments over the last few months, the railroad said on Thu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

560 barrels of production fluid leaked near Medora

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A pipeline has leaked about 560 barrels of production fluid 10 miles south of Medora, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Saturday.
A news release said the Billings County spill was reported by Continental Resources. The compan…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tank overflow reported at oil well near Alexander

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — An unexpected increase in well pressure caused a tank to overflow and release 1,100 barrels of liquids at an oil and gas well about 4 miles southwest of Alexander, the Department of Mineral Resources said Wednesday.
An estimated 650 ba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tank overflow reported at oil well near Alexander

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — An unexpected increase in well pressure caused a tank to overflow and release 1,100 barrels of liquids at an oil and gas well about 4 miles southwest of Alexander, the Department of Mineral Resources said Wednesday.
An estimated 650 ba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crews cleaning up pipeline oil spill that leaked 400 barrels

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — Crews are cleaning up an oil spill in McKenzie County after an above-ground section of pipeline leaked, releasing about 400 barrels.
The spill occurred Thursday about six miles northeast of Alexander at a facility owned by Hiland Crude…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crews cleaning up pipeline oil spill that leaked 400 barrels

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — Crews are cleaning up an oil spill in McKenzie County after an above-ground section of pipeline leaked, releasing about 400 barrels.
The spill occurred Thursday about six miles northeast of Alexander at a facility owned by Hiland Crude…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fluid release contained in Bowman County

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

RHAME – A stuck valve caused the release of 340 barrels of oil and 220 barrels of saltwater at a Bowman County central tank battery.

All fluids were contained at the site and recovered. Continental Resources reported the leak happened …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com