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Published December 24, 2012, 02:12 PM

Oil well is plugged after blowout

Watford City, ND (WDAY TV) -- An oil well blowout in western North Dakota, spraying since Friday, is now contained.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Watford City, ND (WDAY TV) -- An oil well blowout in western North Dakota, spraying since Friday, is now contained.

Newfield Exploration Company saying it's plugged the well, which was spewing a gas, oil and water mixture 95 feet into the air. The incident happened five miles west of Watford City Friday night.

An emergency response plan was activated. It's too early to tell how much gas has been released.

No one was injured.

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