Well controlled after Bakken blowout

Blowout: a well in North Dakota spewed yellow mist for more than 24 hours before being brought under control

A blown out well that spewed oil, gas and saltwater in a yellowish plume in the Bakken tight-oil region of North Dakota was brought under control before daybreak Friday morning.

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