BISMARCK, N.D. – The ND Department of Mineral Resources was notified of an incident located SW of Stanley in Mountrail County located at approximately 48.155287895326 latitude and -102.570516798393 longitude. On Friday, March 24, 2023, at approximately 09:58 am, Montreal County Emergency Management was notified of a fire at a Hess Oil Site. The incident was due to an equipment failure that resulted in a fire and a spill of 290 bbls of Crude Oil and 260 bbls of Produced Water. The incident was contained mostly onsite with minor offsite impacts. All contaminated areas will be remediated.
The Department of Mineral Resources’ mission is to encourage and promote the development, production, and utilization of oil and gas in North Dakota in such a manner that will prevent waste and maximize economic recovery to realize the greatest possible good from our vital natural resources.
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Jessica K. Petrick, Public Information Officer II
North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources | 701.328.8036 | email@example.com