State monitoring brine release cleanup
DUNN CENTER – A valve/piping connection leak caused the release of 310 barrels of brine at an oil and gas well about 15 miles north of Dunn Center on Sunday.
Bruin E&P Operating, LLC, reported the release to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division on Monday. The release occurred at the Fort Berthold 147-94-2B-11-3H oil and gas well.
At the time of reporting all 310 barrels of brine were recovered. The brine was contained on-site. A state inspector has been to the location and will monitor any additional cleanup needed.