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U.S. judge restores Endangered Species Act protections to Great Lakes gray wolves

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Whiting well in North Dakota loses control, spewing oil

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(Reuters) - A Whiting Petroleum Corp well in North Dakota lost control on Thursday evening and was leaking 200 barrels a day, the state's regulator said on Friday.

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"All the oil has been contained to the location. The well is still not under control. It may take a couple more days," Lynn Helms, the head of the state's Department of Mineral Resources, told a conference call.

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