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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

Will the latest oil-train fire make people rethink anything?

Dec 31, 2013
An intense oil-train fire in North Dakota demonstrates the scale of damage possible when oil is moved by rail.
Posted In: North Dakota, natgas, Oil

In oil boom, happy to drive a truck by day, a cab by night

Dec 17, 2013
Elsie Ejismekwu is happy to have two driving jobs in the North Dakota oil fields as she starts her life over.
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota, employment

North Dakota's oil boom keeps ambulance services on the run

Dec 12, 2013
Dangerous work and long hours combine for a lot of oil-field injuries. Small-town ambulance crews have their hands full.
Posted In: oil boom, North Dakota

Can fracking preserve North Dakota's environment?

Oct 18, 2013
The fracking boom is bringing in a surge of development -- and tax revenue -- to North Dakota. Now conservationists have a plan use some of that growth to protect the environment.
Posted In: fracking, North Dakota, Oil, Environment, energy

Working an oil rig will make a man of you

Jul 10, 2013
Tait Salzer moved to North Dakota to get in on the state's oil boom. He works an oil rig.
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota, Oil

Surrounded by wolves in a North Dakota oil town

May 3, 2013
A young woman takes action to feel safe in an oil boomtown filled with lonely and sometimes aggressive men.
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota

Natural gas prices skyrockets, will wells and fracking follow?

Apr 29, 2013
Natural gas prices are at a two-year high. Does this mean even more natural gas in our lives?
Posted In: natural gas, fracking, North Dakota, Black Gold Boom

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