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Man dies on rig site south of Williston

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A 20-year-old man died earlier this week at a rig site 5 miles south of Williston.

Zachary Buckles was found unresponsive at the site sometime between Sunday night and about 5 a.m. Monday, OSHA area director Eric Brooks said.

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Man dies on rig site in Dunn County

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A man died in a drilling site in Dunn County after being struck by a traveling block Thursday .

The company, Ensign U.S. Drilling, reported the soon after the 6 a.m. incident, said Eric Brooks, area director for the Occupational Safety and Hazard …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man dies on rig site in Dunn County

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A man died in a drilling site in Dunn County after being struck by a traveling block Thursday .

The company, Ensign U.S. Drilling, reported the soon after the 6 a.m. incident, said Eric Brooks, area director for the Occupational Safety and Hazard …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND oil field company cited in worker death

June 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON An oil field company in Williston has been cited for safety violations in the January death of a worker at an oil rig in McKenzie County. Continue Reading