Oil company cleaning up spill in North Dakota county
Officials with the state Department of Environmental Quality said that Leland Oil and Gas notified state agencies of the spill from a bulk oil tank about 3.5 miles northeast of Killdeer on Monday. The agency announced the spill in a statement Friday.
The company estimated about 7,560 gallons were spilled but no surface waters were impacted. The company has started clean-up operations.
Department of Environmental Quality inspectors have visited the site and will continue to monitor remediation efforts.