Don Williams moved to North Dakota three years ago for a job supplying fracking sand to drilling sites in the booming Bakken oil field. He hopes the fall off in activity will make businesses that serve oil workers like him less greedy.
Don Williams moved to North Dakota three years ago for a job supplying fracking sand to drilling sites in the booming Bakken oil field. He hopes the fall off in activity will make businesses that serve oil workers like him less greedy. - 
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Thousands of workers moved to rural North Dakota to take jobs in the Bakken oil field. Now, with global oil prices half what they were a year ago, there are fewer rigs, fewer trucks on the country roads and fewer jobs. Don Williams, who lives and works in Ross, says the bust could have at least one positive aspect.

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Todd's series, "Black Gold Boom," is an initiative of Prairie Public and the Association for Independents in Radio.

 

 

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