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Well control incident reported near Tioga

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

TIOGA – State and local officials are responding to a well control incident at an oil and gas well northwest of Tioga, the Department of Mineral Resources said Monday.

Crews reported losing control of the well about 8 p.m. Friday and an unknown …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stark Co. drinking water threatened by waste disposal

July 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Environmental violations at a fracking waste water disposal well near Dickinson that threatened drinking water in Stark County have prompted North Dakota’s largest civil case and the first ever criminal case against an oil and gas operator. Continue Reading

3 injured in oil well explosion

July 25, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Cyclone VP: 2 of workers sent to Minnesota burn center, but will be OKGOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY Three Cyclone Drilling, Inc. workers who were injured after a drilling well caught fire Sunday morning are expected to recover, said Cyclone Vice President Patrick Hladky. Continue Reading

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Hess donates $2M to Heritage Center project

September 29, 2010 in INFORUM

BISMARCK The company that drilled North Dakota’s first oil well said Wednesday it had donated $2 million toward a planned expansion of the state’s Heritage Center museum. Continue Reading

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Texas firm plugs North Dakota well

September 3, 2010 in INFORUM

Spokesman says leaking oil stopped

BISMARCK A ruptured oil well in western North Dakota was temporarily plugged Friday after leaking more than 2,400 barrels of crude and water, company officials said. Continue Reading

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Crews ‘kill’ oil well near Killdeer

September 2, 2010 in INFORUM

Water sources not in danger, officials say

KILLDEER, N.D. Support crews were able to “kill” a breached oil well 2½ miles southwest of Killdeer on Thursday afternoon following a blowout Wednesday morning, and officials say water sources are currently not in danger. Continue Reading