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Apryl Boyce was one oil worker who fell victim to shortened hours.

Quitting the Bakken: one oil worker walks away

Mar 23, 2015
With hours cut, work in the Bakken oil fields don't seem worth it to one worker.
Posted In: oil industry, colorado, disappearing jobs, North Dakota
An oil well in North Dakota.

Pipeline spill exposes a fracking cost

Jan 22, 2015
Wastewater spill is a huge reminder that fracking generates contaminated water.
Posted In: pipeline, fracking, North Dakota

With oil prices down, small companies feel the squeeze

Jan 14, 2015
When oil prices drop, size and location matter to the survival of oil companies.
Posted In: crude oil, fracking, North Dakota

In North Dakota, the oil boom changes politics

Oct 30, 2014
Out-of-state political contributions are fueling what used to be low-energy politics
Posted In: North Dakota, oil boom

Why are North Dakota's oilfields so dangerous?

Oct 3, 2014
Inside Energy traveled to Williston, the heart of the oil boom, to get answers.
Posted In: crude oil, North Dakota, workplace safety

How to blow off steam – and the driver next to you

Sep 4, 2014
Some oil boomtown pickup truck owners make a statement by "rolling coal."
Posted In: trucks, big oil, North Dakota

Phil Hamm's no billionaire, but he's got something to say about oil

Aug 11, 2014
Billionaire Harold Hamm is a leading oil man. Phil Hamm - he's a different story
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota
Hess Gas Plant in Tioga

North Dakota oil wells drain energy and money

Jul 4, 2014
Fracking oil wells burn off as much a third of the natural gas they release.
Posted In: big oil, fracking, North Dakota
Workforce housing-- also called a "man camp"-- in Williston, ND

A mall in the middle of (what used to be) nowhere

Jun 16, 2014
Williston, North Dakota, is in the middle of an oil boom, but it doesn't have many stores or restaurants for a growing population.
Posted In: North Dakota, development, Black Gold Boom, Malls

In North Dakota, making ribs for roughnecks

May 13, 2014
All sorts of people have moved to North Dakota to take jobs in the oil fields.
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota

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