This is Not a Drill

This is Not a Drill

Dramatic increase in oil and natural gas production creates new work for electrical contractors, not to mention new headaches for those in charge of recruiting enough electricians to staff the projects

Oil men have been sinking wells in the rolling plains of North Dakota for more than 50 years, and for most of that time they eked out a relatively modest living while their counterparts in Texas could drill at will and quite literally bathe themselves in the spoils of the endeavor. In the mid-1950s, less than 10 wells operated in the entire state of North Dakota and might produce a couple hundred barrels of crude on a good day — a fraction of a fraction of the nearly 6 million barrels s

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