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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 because of depressed oil prices will make businesses that serve oil workers like him

Looking for the bright side in Bakken's bust

Jul 29, 2015
North Dakota oil worker has had enough of the area's greed.
Posted In: North Dakota, Oil, Unemployment
U.S. President Barack Obama walks past an oil rig to a stage to speak at an oil and gas production fields on federal lands near Maljamar, N.M.

Riding the oil price roller coaster in New Mexico

May 11, 2015
Businesses in Southeast New Mexico feel the impact of oil prices.
Posted In: Oil, New Mexico, gas, Housing
A Halliburton facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Halliburton woes cause jitters in North Dakota

Apr 20, 2015
As oil prices fall, so do profits and headcounts at Halliburton.
Posted In: Halliburton, Oil, Unemployment

Shelling out for a BG takeover

Apr 8, 2015
Two giants team up for a combo the likes of which hasn't been seen since ExxonMobil.
Posted In: Shell, Oil, Mergers and Acquisitions, BG group
An Exxon station in Miami.

Big Oil cuts back, but not on dividends

Feb 2, 2015
ExxonMobil profits are down 21 percent, so company curtails jobs and investments.
Posted In: Oil, gas, dividends, stocks
A Shell employee conducts a safety walk-through of a tanker truck at a gas station in Kuala Lumpur.

Big Oil's first cut: exploration

Jan 29, 2015
In response to low oil prices, oil companies may cut back exploration projects.
Posted In: Shell, Oil, gas prices, big oil
A Mobil station in early January in Livonia, Michigan.

Gasoline prices are all over the map

Jan 20, 2015
Why does gas costs about 50 percent more in New York than Missouri? It's complicated.
Posted In: gas station, gas prices, New York, Oil
Railways

Farmers, big oil fight over railroad access in Dakotas

Jan 12, 2015
"Grain cars were unhooked so the locomotives could hook onto oil," one farmer says. Dakota railroads tell another story.
Posted In: Oil, Agriculture, farmers, dakotas

Wyoming tries to prepare for life beyond oil

Jan 8, 2015
Energy states have tried to diversify. Wyoming and Alaska remain highly reliant on oil revenue.
Posted In: Oil, wyoming, oil boom

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