North Dakota well leaking oil, gas

October 18, 2014 - Animals / News

” .. As of late Friday afternoon, the leak remained out of control, regulators said. Oil and Gas Division spokeswoman Alison Ritter said a well-control team was on location and trying to stop the leak.

North Dakota Department of Health Water Quality Director Karl Rockeman said his inspectors would not be able to begin their work until the well was brought under control and the danger of flammable leaked gas went away … “

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