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There was a brine release March 10 at the Fort Berthold oil and gas well, about 15 miles north of Dunn Center, ND, officials said.

Bruin E&P Operating LLC reported March 11 that 13,020 gallons of brine were released due to a valve/piping connection leak, said officials at the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division.

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At the time of reporting, all 13,020 gallons of brine were recovered. Product was contained on-site.

A state inspector has been to the location and will monitor any additional cleanup needed.

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Dunn Center is about 40 miles north of Dickinson.

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