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The Boxer

Saturday, Feb. 28th, 2015  6:55 pm

The LRT Line, Edmonton, Alberta

Spontaneity hadn’t served Darren well throughout his thirty-seven years.  It had brought him to this–wedged between the corner of his seat and the window, heading north to a house he shared with five other guys.  554 more words

Chris Mcmahen

Oil Patch Crash

On January 12 the price per barrel of oil dropped to below $48, the lowest it has been in 5 1/2 years. People were rejoicing. It was exciting to fill up our cars for less! 788 more words

Family

Former sex trade worker fighting trafficking in oil patch

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — When she first arrived in town, Windie Lazenko headed to the neon-lit strip clubs and bars catering to lonely oil field workers with extra cash and time on their hands. 851 more words

National / World

Williston, ND: Ex-stripper, Windie Lazenko, Takes On Oil Patch Sex Traffickers

AP News – My Way: (AP) — When she first arrived in town, Windie Lazenko headed to the neon-lit strip clubs and bars catering to lonely oil field workers with extra cash and time on their hands. 135 more words

Women's Issues

Will the last person out of Louisiana please turn off the lights?

For the last six months the global oil market has taken a dizzyingly sharp plunge in search of a price bottom that no one is sure we have found yet. 978 more words

General Ramblings

The Oil Patch

So there was a recent article on the Huffington Post page about the oil industry, specifically about the people with boots on the ground. Some friends of mine who either work directly in this industry, or are intimately close with people who do, have complained about the article. 1,897 more words

Careers

Low Prices Raise Alarm In North Dakota Oil Patch

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — High crude prices catapulted North Dakota into the top tier of the global oil market and doubled or tripled the size of once-sleepy towns that suddenly had to accommodate a small army of petroleum workers. 843 more words

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