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Oil Patch truck driver charged with illegal dumping

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Criminal charges have been filed against a truck driver accused of illegally dumping oilfield waste in western North Dakota, and the trucking company he worked for could face more than $950,000 in civil penalties for repeat offenses, of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch.

Starting June 1, oil, gas and sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch.

Starting June 1, oil, gas and sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New map makes North Dakota oil, saltwater spill data interactive

January 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

An independent cartographer has put 14 years of oilfield spill data in a new format, but not everyone says it tells the whole story.
Bozeman, Mont.-based geodeveloper Josh Gage said he took North Dakota Department of Health data online to make an in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Saltwater spill reported near Montana border

January 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

A spill that released approximately 320 barrels of saltwater was reported Thursday about 25 miles southwest of Watford City, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division stated in a release.

The spill — which was reporte…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Saltwater spill reported near Montana border

January 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

A spill that released approximately 320 barrels of saltwater was reported Thursday about 25 miles southwest of Watford City, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division stated in a release.

The spill — which was reporte…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

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

Dalrymple names pipeline panel members

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Monday the members of an advisory panel on pipeline safety.

The 15-member panel includes private-sector engineers, state and federal officials and energy industry leaders, will provide recomm…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