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October 21, 2016
Atchison, Kansas residents told to shelter in place after chemical spill
Residents in the town of Atchison, Kansas were being advised by city and county officials on Friday to stay indoors after the spill of an unknown chemical at a facility in the town."There has been an incident. Until further notice, close all your windows, turn off your air and furnaces,...
News/Nation and World
October 21, 2016 - 10:21am
October 20, 2016
Spill reported at well site without berm
NEW TOWN, N.D. - A brine spill that affected a coulee and contaminated cropland this week may have been minimized if the site had a perimeter berm as proposed by the North Dakota Industrial Commission, a health official said Wednesday, Oct. 19.The North Dakota Department of Health...
October 20, 2016 - 6:52am
October 19, 2016
Leak spills oil, brine water in Mountrail
STANLEY, N.D. — About 40 barrels of oil and 30 barrels of brine water spilled into a stock pond as the result of a treater leak Monday about 3½ miles southeast of Stanley in rural Mountrail County.The site where the spill occurred is operated by Arsenal Energy USA. An undetermined...
October 19, 2016 - 7:48am
October 4, 2016
Saltwater spill reported in McKenzie County
KEENE, N.D. – A piping failure caused about 425 barrels, or 17,850 gallons, of saltwater and five barrels, or 210 gallons, of oil to spill at a saltwater disposal well on Friday about 10 miles northeast of Keene, the Department of Mineral Resources said. Goodnight Midstream, recently...
October 4, 2016 - 6:55am
August 11, 2016
Saltwater spills into pasture
BISMARCK – About 200 barrels of saltwater were spilled into a pasture in northwest North Dakota, the state Department of Health said in a news release.The spill of produced water, a byproduct of oil production, occurred Wednesday, Aug. 10, as a result of a damaged injection line....
August 11, 2016 - 6:55am
July 25, 2016
Canadian oil spill from Husky pipeline reaches Saskatchewan city
An oil spill by Husky Energy Inc into a major Canadian river reached the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on Monday, hours earlier than expected, as workers there raced to stretch a 19-mile hose to draw drinking water from another source.The heavy oil and diluent leaked from Husky's...
News/Nation and World
July 25, 2016 - 3:36pm
June 17, 2016
Salt water spills in Renville County
MOHALL, N.D.—A valve leaked caused a spill of about 210 barrels, or 8,821 gallons, of saltwater to leak Tuesday from an oil site in Renville County, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday. The leak occurred at a site operated by Zargon Oil about 7 miles south of...
June 17, 2016 - 7:18am
June 15, 2016
Lime slurry spilled into Missouri River in Bismarck
BISMARCK—A tank overflowed at the Bismarck Water Treatment Plant over the weekend, spilling 50,000 gallons of lime slurry into the Missouri River. "We have assessed the situation with the health department and concur that there was no immediate danger to the public or water...
June 15, 2016 - 7:02am
May 25, 2016
After largest saltwater pipeline spill, company says monitoring system has been improved
BISMARCK — The company responsible for one of North Dakota’s largest saltwater pipeline spills said Tuesday it now has an automated monitoring...
May 25, 2016 - 7:47am
April 8, 2016
5 years after spill, ‘pipeline junkie’ still has questions
BRAMPTON, N.D. — Five years after he discovered a geyser of crude oil shooting out from a TransCanada pumping station on the Keystone pipeline,...
April 8, 2016 - 5:47am
April 4, 2016
Keystone pipeline shut down after oil surfaces in SD
FREEMAN, S.D. — TransCanada is investigating “visible signs of oil” on a small surface area along its Keystone pipeline right-of-way about four miles from Freeman in southeast South Dakota. According to a press release from TransCanada sent Monday morning, the incident...
April 4, 2016 - 11:03am
March 8, 2016
Failed berm leaks saltwater into pasture
UPDATED WILLISTON, N.D. — A reported spill of more than 2,700 barrels of saltwater northeast of Williston over the weekend reinforces the need for oil well pads to have adequate containment berms, one state agency said Monday. Zavanna staff discovered the spill of 2,733 barrels,...
March 8, 2016 - 6:41am
March 2, 2016
Emulsion spill leaks into Billings County stock pond
BISMARCK — A pipeline leak in Billings County released about 40 barrels of brine and 8 barrels of oil at a site operated by White Rock Oil and Gas about 18 miles northwest of Belfield, according to a statement by the North Dakota Department of Health. An undetermined amount of...
March 2, 2016 - 6:54am
September 11, 2015
Fracking leads to spill at well
KILLDEER, N.D. — A valve that failed during hydraulic fracturing operations caused a neighboring oil well to release fluids for 36 hours, leading to a spill of more than 600 barrels of produced water. Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Co. reported the spill Tuesday at a well in...
September 11, 2015 - 6:55am
September 1, 2015
Blowout causes limited Badlands damage
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — A well blowout caused oil and brine to contaminate several acres of land in Dunn County but the incident did not cause injuries or affect waterways, the North Dakota Department of Health said Monday. The blowout occurred about 10:30 a.m. Saturday at a well...
September 1, 2015 - 6:54am