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The shared role of oilfield safety


July 28, 2014 | Bismark Tribune | The Bakken is big business, but it’s also a hazardous one.

Safety measures become paramount to ensure the people who live and work in the impacted areas can do so without fear of losing land, limb or even lives.

Safety issues are not taken lightly by most in the industry, and others have learned to make it a top priority based on past mistakes. Enbridge, a pipeline company, shifted its design standards to a new level after its pipeline ruptured four years ago and spilled a million gallons of crude oil in Michigan, contaminating 35 miles of the Kalamazoo River.

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