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Brine spilled at Fort Berthold well

Brine spilled at Fort Berthold well

The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of a release occurring on Sunday at a Fort Berthold oil and gas well, about 15 miles north of Dunn Center. Bruin E&P Operating LLC reported Monday that 310 barrels of brine were released due to a valve/piping connection leak. At the time of reporting, all […]

North Dakota oil industry maturing, study shows

North Dakota oil industry maturing, study shows

A new economic impact study shows North Dakota’s oil industry is maturing, with more long-term jobs to maintain production and fewer temporary workers. The oil industry had a $32.6 billion impact on the state’s economy in 2017, according to the study by North Dakota State University researchers. Dean Bangsund, research scientist with NDSU’s Department of […]

Pump failure causes brine spill near Williston

Pump failure causes brine spill near Williston

A pump failure caused about 265 barrels, or 11,130 gallons, of brine to spill at an oil and gas well in Williams County on Saturday, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. Oasis Petroleum reported the spill about 6 miles northwest of Williston. The spill was contained to the well site and most […]

Meridian acquires midstream partner for Davis Refinery in North Dakota

Meridian acquires midstream partner for Davis Refinery in North Dakota

The parent company building the nation’s first greenfield refinery since 1976 in North Dakota has secured a silent partner to handle its midstream logistics. Meridian Energy Group, which is building the Davis Refinery in southwestern North Dakota, announced Wednesday that it had signed a letter of intent with an industry leading firm for midstream logistics […]