Whiting says 50-70 bpd of fracking fluid leaking from ND well

NEW YORK Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:49pm EST

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NEW YORK Feb 14 (Reuters) - A Whiting Petroleum oil well in North Dakota was leaking 50-70 barrels per day of drilling fluid on Friday after a well blowout on Thursday afternoon, the company said.

The leak, which contained fluids used in fracking, was contained and was not flowing into any nearby waterways, a spokesman said.

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