Valve connection leak causes brine spill
EPPING – Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation reported Tuesday that 19,698 gallons of brine were released at a well site near Epping due to a valve connection leak.
The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of a release occurring Monday at the Evitt 34-12TFH well, about 10 miles southeast of Epping.
The product was contained on-site and cleanup is under way. At the time of reporting about 13,440 gallons had been recovered.
A state inspector has been to the location and will monitor additional cleanup.