Incident Reported in Bottineau


The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of a release occurring Sunday, July 15 at the W. and M. Peterson 2 well site, about 9 miles northwest of Maxbass, North Dakota. 

Energyquest II, LLC reported Tuesday that 550 barrels of brine and 120 barrels of oil were released due to an equipment failure. All product released was contained within the diking on site and cleanup is underway.

A state inspector has been to the location and will monitor additional cleanup.