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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

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

Flooded ND oil wells spill into Missouri River

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Regina Carcia Cano

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — As many as 33 barrels of oil have been contained after spilling from a well into floodwaters near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers in northwest North Dakota, the state’s Department …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pipeline leaks 400 barrels of oil

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Targa pipeline was struck and damaged, causing it to leak about 400 barrels of crude oil, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Friday.
The spill occurred about nine miles north of Alexander. Most of it was contained in a trench being du…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil from Tioga spill seeped 30 feet into ground, maybe farther: Committee also briefed on progress of Casselton derailment cleanup

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Oil from a major pipeline leak near Tioga last fall has seeped at least 30 feet below ground, “and we think it’s gone down farther than that,” the North Dakota Department of Health’s environmental section chief told state lawmake…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com