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Department of Mineral Resources
Oil and Gas Division
State of North Dakota

Incident Reported in McKenzie County


BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of an equipment failure occurring, Tuesday, January 16 at McKenzie County, North Dakota. 

Chord Energy reported on Tuesday that 775 bbl of crude oil were released on location. At the time of reporting all fluids were recovered. 

A North Dakota Oil and Gas inspector has been to the location and will monitor the clean-up and remediation.

For more information, contact: 

Bridget Danso, Public Information Specialist

North Dakota Oil and Gas Division

600 E Boulevard Ave., Dept. 474    |     Bismarck, ND 58505-0614

PHONE: 701-328-8036 |     EMAIL: bydanso@nd.gov 



To access archived news releases and other information, visit the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division information center at https://www.dmr.nd.gov/oilgas/informationcenter.asp.


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