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Oil Companies Are Sued Over...

Oil Companies Are Sued Over Natural Gas Flaring in North Dakota

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Owners of mineral rights filed 10 suits to obtain royalties lost when the natural gas produced in oil drilling in the state is burned.

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on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Tesoro detected anomalies on North Dakota pipeline before spill

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(Reuters) - Tesoro Logistics LP on Thursday said it detected anomalies during an inspection of its 20-year-old North Dakota pipeline days before the line leaked more than 20,000 barrels of oil onto farmland.

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on Oct 17, 2013 at 07:20 PM

Flaring Under Fire in North Dakota's Bakken Boom

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Western North Dakota is in the news again one week after the announcement of a 20,600-barrel oil spill from a six-inch oil pipeline in a farmer's wheat field near Tioga. It was the largest oil spill in the current Bakken boom and may prove to be the largest land spill in U.S. history. While oil companies have so far avoided concerns of environmentalists, they may not be able to evade a lawsuit...

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on Oct 17, 2013 at 03:20 PM
Following Oil Spill, Tesoro...

Following Oil Spill, Tesoro Has No Timeline Yet For North Dakota Pipeline Restart

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NEW YORK, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Tesoro Logistics LP does not have a specific date for the restart of the North Dakota pipeline that spilled 20,600 barrels of Bakken oil onto farmland in late September, the company said on Monday. The six-inch pipeline was carrying crude oil from the Bakken shale to a rail facility outside Columbus, North Dakota, when it ruptured, leaking the l...

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on Oct 14, 2013 at 09:20 PM

Tesoro has no timeline yet for North Dakota pipeline restart

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tesoro Logistics LP does not have a specific date for the restart of the North Dakota pipeline that spilled 20,600 barrels of Bakken oil onto farmland in late September, the company said on Monday.

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on Oct 14, 2013 at 07:20 PM

PHOTOS: The Oil Spill North Dakota Tried to Keep Secret

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On September 29th, Steve Jensen, a farmer in northwest North Dakota, discovered crude oil "spewing and bubbling 6 inches high" out on his field while he was harvesting wheat. The spewing oil came from a break in Tesoro Corporation's underground pipeline which carries crude oil from Bakken shale formation (fracking for oil) to Columbus, North Dakota. By the time clean up crews made it ...

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on Oct 14, 2013 at 03:20 PM

Corrosion may have led to North Dakota pipeline leak: regulator

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(Reuters) - Initial investigation suggests pipeline corrosion led to a 20,600 barrel oil leak from a Tesoro Logistics LP pipeline in North Dakota, the state Public Service Commission said on Friday.

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on Oct 11, 2013 at 07:20 PM
Broken Pipeline Spills Over...

Broken Pipeline Spills Over 20,000 Barrels of Oil in North Dakota Wheat Field

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A farmer in North Dakota noticed something funny going on in his wheat field in late September. At first, he could only smell what he suspected was crude oil, but within a few days it began gushing up out of the ground, spreading across over 7 acres of his

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on Oct 11, 2013 at 03:50 PM

Over 20,600 Barrels of Fracked Oil Spill in North Dakota, Public In the Dark For Days Due to Government Shutdown

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Over 20,600 barrels of oil fracked from the Bakken Shale spilled from a Tesoro Logistics pipeline in Tioga, North Dakota, today in one of the biggest onshore oil spills in recent U.S. history.Though the spill occurred on September 29, the U.S. National Response Center - tasked with responding to chemical and oil spills - did not make the report available until October 8 due to the ongoing gover...

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on Oct 11, 2013 at 03:20 AM

In Remote Field, North Dakota Oil Boom Suffers First Big Spill

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(Reuters)A Tesoro Logistics LP pipeline has spilled more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil into a North Dakota wheat field, the biggest leak in the state since it became a major U.S. producer.Read original story

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on Oct 11, 2013 at 03:20 AM