Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota, employment
Elsie Ejismekwu is happy to have two driving jobs in the North Dakota oil fields as she starts her life over.
Posted In: oil boom, North Dakota
Dangerous work and long hours combine for a lot of oil-field injuries. Small-town ambulance crews have their hands full.
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota
The oil boom in North Dakota has attracted tens of thousands of people looking for work. There are a lot of jobs, but it's not a boom for everyone.
Posted In: North Dakota, Black Gold Boom
The oil boom in North Dakota created tens of thousands of jobs with good wages -- in the middle of nowhere. So for workers across the U.S., the boom is an opportunity to get back on their feet, pay off debts, save some money, at a cost -- leaving their families behind.