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.