CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A 25,000-gallon oil spill in the Powder River Basin occurred after a backhoe nicked a 6-inch underground pipeline and, over time, corrosion turned the minor damage into an oil-spewing hole, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Health Department says mechanical failures are to blame for two separate spills in the state's oil patch.
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota's Department of Health says cleanup efforts continue in at least one of two pipeline spill sites that released a total of nearly 1,000 barrels of crude oil over the weekend.
ALEXANDER, N.D. — North Dakota health officials say a pipeline trenching operation near Alexander has caused a spill of about 300 barrels of oil.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A cow is suspected of causing a spill of natural gas liquids near a tributary of the Little Missouri River, prompting North Dakota regulators to warn energy companies to ensure their facilities are bovine-proof.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Approximately 600 barrels of crude oil were spilled last week in the Powder River Basin after a leak sprang in a line owned by Belle Fourche Pipeline. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality issued a burn permit for the cleanup because the spill occurred on land wher…
The growing popularity of shipping oil by rail as domestic production booms has brought a sharp increase in the number of crude releases from tank cars reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation from 1975 to 2014.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Hundreds of barrels of fluid that leaked from a pipeline in western North Dakota have been contained, though regulators are unsure how much more will be recoverable by the company responsible for the spill.
A clean-up crew loads dirt contaminated by an oil spill into trucks in Alexander, N.D., on March 21, a day after a pipeline owned by Enid, Okla.-based Hiland Crude LLC broke, spewing about 34,000 gallons of crude oil.
BISMARCK, N.D. —
BISMARCK, N.D. — Cleanup workers have contained about 34,000 gallons of crude that spewed from a broken oil pipeline in northwestern North Dakota, a state health official said Friday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The federal Environmental Protection Agency will inspect the site of an oil spill into the Missouri and Yellowstone river confluence area near Williston today.
WILLISTON, N.D. — A Colorado oil company probably will be sanctioned for not heeding a warning to properly secure a North Dakota well that was swamped by floodwaters and spilled oil near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, a state health official said Monday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Tesoro Corp. says an excavator struck an oil pipeline in western North Dakota, spilling about 75 barrels of crude, or about 3,150 gallons.
State officials and a company spokesman say a small amount of oil has spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River from the Exxon Mobil refinery in Billings.
LOVELL, Wyo. — A tractor-trailer crash has spilled some 2,500 gallons of hot oil near Lovell.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Oil and gas companies weren't fined for any spills in Wyoming last year.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The cleanup of a 500 gallon diesel fuel spill at the University of Wyoming's main energy plant last December is nearly complete.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - An Oklahoma company on Friday agreed to pay a $1 million penalty for allowing thousands of gallons of oil to flow into a creek south of Rawlins in 2011.
A hazardous-materials team from the Billings Fire Department was dispatched to the Yegen Drain on Tuesday morning after an oily sheen was reported in the small ditch near Ninth Avenue South.