10k Gallons of Oil Leaked in North Dakota

Heath Department in North Dakota said that an oil spill was reported on Friday by Samson Oil & Gas USA, where more than 10,000 gallons of oil has spilled from a pipeline in Williams County.

The spill occurred on Thursday north of Williston at a well pad and affected a small patch of nearby grassland, environmental scientist Brian O'Gorman said. According to O'Gorman, no water sources were affected, but the cause of the spill is under investigation.

He added that about 4,200 gallons had been recovered by late Friday afternoon and the spill was contained.