Saltwater release contained near Williston

WILLISTON The release of 12,600 gallons of saltwater was contained and recovered at a saltwater disposal well about 15 miles east of Williston.

The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of the incident today. A piping leak is believed to have caused the incident.

Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. officials reported the incident was at the P WOOD 3-27 saltwater disposal well.

A state inspector was traveling to the site.