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Splendid Isolation

I got this image from a friend’s post on Facebook. I love the isolation of this place, the seclusion. But something tells me living in this place would result in playing host to five trillion mosquitoes. 349 more words

The Bakken Debacle.

(Inspired by an article by Lee Schafer)

The Bakken is Devonian, with shale and dolomite.

It broods beneath the surface of the prairie day and night. 230 more words


Rail companies play down role of crude oil shipments

Investors in the rail industry lately have measured their excitement by the increasing number of carloads of crude oil being shipped from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to refineries. 349 more words


Recept voor speltbrood

Ik zeg het gewoon nog een keer: ik hou van de winter! Waar andere mensen het liefste in een winterslaap kruipen haal ik m’n fake fur… 439 more words


Updates on Aaron Beede and UND's Digital Press

It’s about 6:20AM (at least as I sit down to type), and the snow is letting up. I’m sitting in a hotel room in Minot, Ward County, North Dakota, on the eastern edge of the Bakken. 701 more words

Money Dries Up for Oil & Gas, Layoffs Spread, Write-Offs Start

by Wolf Richter

When money was growing on trees even for junk-rated companies, and when Wall Street still performed miracles for a fee, thanks to the greatest credit bubble in US history, oil and gas drillers grabbed this money channeled to them from investors and refilled the ever deeper holes fracking was drilling into their balance sheets. 1,859 more words

New NASA Satellite Photos Show America’s Oil Fields At Night

by Mark Perry

NASA has released some new photos and animations of the Earth at Night constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite – the Suomi NPP.  118 more words