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Oil Spill in North Dakota Raises Detection Concerns

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A Tesoro Logistics pipeline that ruptured in North Dakota spilled more than 865,000 gallons of oil, one of the largest inland oil pipeline accidents in the United States.

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on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Tesoro says no date set to restart burst North Dakota pipeline

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tesoro Logistics LP said on Monday it still did not have a date to restart a North Dakota oil pipeline that ruptured in September and spilled 20,600 barrels of crude onto farmland.

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on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:50 PM
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