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Department Of Mineral Resources Reports Well Control Incident

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A confidential well, eight miles southwest of Tioga, has had a well control incident, according to the Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division

The well, which is owned by Emerald Oil was drilled in February, and is listed as confidential until August of this year. Confidential well permits restricts the amount of information a department can release to the public.

The department says they can't release what was released or how much, but they say that it is contained and that there are no environmental threats to health and safety at this time.

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