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Valve Leak Releases Oil and Brine

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The Department of Mineral Resources received information of a valve leak that happened on Friday at a water injection well, four miles northwest of Maxbass. About 50 barrels of oil and 300 barrels of brine were released and recovered on the well site.

A water injection well is used for advanced oil recovery, and is not the same as a saltwater disposal well.

Denbury Onshore LLC reported the leak.

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