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Oil spilled near Tioga

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TIOGA, N.D. -- RIM Operating Inc. reported Monday that 270 barrels of oil was released and contained at a site south of Tioga in Williams County.

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All but 60 barrels were recovered by Tuesday at the oil and gas well about 15 miles south of Tioga, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said in a statement. The company has been working to recover the additional oil on site.

An open valve is believed to have caused the spill.

A state inspector has been to the site and is monitoring the additional cleanup.

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