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No injuries after saltwater disposal site experiences tank explosion

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  (Williston Herald) No one was hurt Thursday when a tank at a saltwater disposal site in Watford City exploded. The explosion happened around 12:15 p.m., according to Karolin Jappe, McKenzie County emergency manager. The tanks are where saltwater used in hydraulic fracturing is processed. In the tanks, water, oil and gas are separated from each other. Something in one ...

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Oil field explosion in Oklahoma

HMN- Thursday according to KJRH2 an industrial worker in an oil field caught fire after and explosion and had to be airlifted from the scene to a Tulsa hospital. PITTSBURG COUNTY, Okla. — At least one person was taken to the hospital after an oil field explosion in Oklahoma Thursday afternoon. The condition of the person was was not immediately ...

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Firefighters battle saltwater tank fire east of Nordheim, TX

HMN-Firefighters let the tank burn itself out Tuesday afternoon near Nordheim, Tx.  The tank is housed at the Basic Energy Services facility, which disposed of the used salt water according to bizjournals.com.  Authorities are saying the fire poses no toxicity threat to the public. Authorities are investigating what caused an explosion and a fire at a saltwater disposal facility just ...

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