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

NEWS RELEASE     |     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     |     January 18,  2024


Production Water Spill Reported in Mountrail County


BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of a spill occurring Sunday, January 14 at Mountrail County, North Dakota. 

Liberty Resources Management Company LLC reported on January 17 that 689 bbls of produced water were released on location. At the time of reporting 500 bbls of produced water had been 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:


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