Last week The Associated Press called over and asked if we had photos of drilling rig crews in the freezing cold. Naturally, the answer was no and even more naturally, I embarked on a journey into 10-below temperatures (about 30-below or colder with wind chill) and hopped up on a rig. 86 more words
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The night is very cold, and from my vantage point out the V-door on the rig floor I can glimpse the Killdeer Mountains, where the US Calvary fought the Indians. 53 more words
Even booming Bakken oil production can’t stand up to North Dakota’s crippling winters.
By hindering transportation to wells and slowing the hydraulic fracturing process, severe winter weather slows production. 76 more words
When I visited Williston in October, I had a wild idea of interviewing a provider of private mail boxes in town. Time didn’t allow any effort to pursue that idea. 339 more words