Posted February 9, 2015
How the Oil Boom Changed the Face of Small-Town North Dakota
In oil towns like Williston and Watford City, massive amounts of infrastructure have been built in just the last three years. Here's a look at some of the bigger projects:
People: Populations in once-small towns soared as people from around the country (and the world) migrated to the area for jobs. Williston Mayor Howard Klug says that the city of under 15,000 in the 2010 census now has a "serviceable population of 60,000 to 70,000."
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More industry news:
EIA: U.S. Led Oil Supply Growth in 2014: http://1.usa.gov/1ID5g5i
Texans in Congress Push to Allow Exports of Crude Oil: http://bit.ly/1KB6ewz
Texas Railroad Commissioner: It’s Time to End the Crude Oil Export Ban: http://bit.ly/174zD4c
Recycling Expert Looks to Turn Waste from Drilling Operations into Driving Forces for the Industry: http://bit.ly/1KAei0E
New Houston Energy Company Launches LNG Project: http://bit.ly/1KAqxu3
Obama Prepares for Divisive Keystone XL Veto: http://bit.ly/1A6gkUQ
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mary Schaper is a Digital Communications Manager for the American Petroleum Institute. She previously worked on Capitol Hill for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee as Digital Director and for Senator Lisa Murkowski. Before coming to D.C., she spearheaded digital strategy for Murkowski's successful Senate write-in campaign in 2010. Schaper enjoys traveling and taking in the local culture alongside her husband, their son and loyal springer spaniel.