Support crews were able to “kill” a breached oil well 2½ miles southwest of Killdeer Thursday afternoon following a blowout Wednesday morning and officials say water sources are presently not in danger.
It is unclear whether the town’s main water source has been contaminated
Oil, gas, chemicals and water continue to spew out of an oil well after a high-pressure blowout about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, and it is unclear if the town’s main water source has been contaminated.
Nobody hurt, nothing damaged after wellbore fails State officials scrambled Wednesday when an oil company reported a leak that put about 1,000 barrels of oil and water on the ground at a well near Killdeer, N.D.
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