Tesoro crews work to recover oil from Tioga spill
TIOGA, N.D. -- Alarm bells went off for Eric Haugstad as the Tesoro official listened to the conference call from San Antonio.
Crews burned oil that had pooled in a wheat field following a pipeline leak near here, but discovered more oil as they began digging to expose the pipe.
“That’s when I said ‘I’ve got to go pack my bag,’ ” recalled Haugstad, who has years of experience responding to major oil spills.
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