Oil, saltwater contained following spill at disposal well in Williams County


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RAY, North Dakota — North Dakota oil regulators say hundreds of gallons of oil and saltwater have been contained following a spill at a disposal well in the northwestern part of the state.

Landtech Enerprises, LLC, reported Friday that about 630 gallons of oil were released at contained at Foss SWD 1 near Ray. The company said all but 210 gallons of oil had been recovered.

The Minot Daily News (http://bit.ly/19MohmD ) reports nearly 29,500 gallons of saltwater were released, contained and recovered on site.

The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified, and a state inspector visited the disposal well.

A failed valve reportedly caused the spill.

Information from: Minot Daily News, http://www.minotdailynews.com

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