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Oil spill reported in McKenzie County

A pipeline leak caused 300 barrels, or 12,600 gallons, of oil to spill at a well site in McKenzie County on Monday, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division.

Oasis Petroleum reported the spill at a well about 8 miles north of Watford City. The oil was contained on the well site and cleanup is underway.

A state inspector has been to the location and will monitor cleanup.

Blackout Energy is an industrial equipment provider located in Williston, North Dakota that offers heaters, light towers, coolers, frack stands, and fuel rigs for other businesses. The views and opinions expressed in this article are strictly those of its authors and were not written by Blackout Energy. This article was originally published by Bismarck Tribune.