300 barrels of brine, 50 barrels of oil released near Alexander, ND

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ALEXANDER, N.D. - Murex Petroleum Corporation reported Tuesday that 300 barrels of brine and 50 barrels of oil were released due to a facility fire. All product released was contained within the diking on site and cleanup is underway.

The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of the release at the Nygaard 1-29 salt water disposal site, about 3.5 miles south of Alexander, N.D.

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