Equipment failure causes crude oil release near Williston

WILLISTON -An equipment failure at a saltwater disposal well in the Williston area released 25,200 gallons of crude oil on Monday.

The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of the release at the WISCO 1 saltwater disposal well, about 16 miles west of Williston. WISCO reported the incident on Monday.

The product was contained on-site and at the time of reporting all of the crude oil had been recovered.

A state inspector has been to the location and any additional cleanup will be monitored.


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