“It appears we had an equipment failure of some sort.” — Oil company spokesman
With the oil business comes the occasional violation of the environment. North Dakota has found that yesterday (if it didn’t already know) when an active oil well east of New Town blew out and spewed oil near Lake Sakakawea.
KXNet in in Minot provided this video on its Facebook page.
The comments of the station’s audience on the Facebook page indicated that people consider it an acceptable alternative to walking.