Brian Martindale drives truck in North Dakota, but his family is back home in Minnesota. Martindale is married with three young children, all under the age of seven.
Audio portrait by Todd Melby
Photo by Ben Garvin
This touching, with some bitter sweet. The fact that Brian has a good paying job outweighs most things, however being away from his family in order to support them, its like a catch 22 and a sign of the times.
Mail (will not be published) (required)
“What’s the most dangerous job in America? … I’d have to say oilfield worker.”
The PBS doc is airing nationwide this year.
Jessie Veeder, Erik Koskinen, Kris Kitko and other musicians playing oilfield songs.
How a children’s book author became obsessed with the Bakken boom.
Billionaire Harold Hamm isn’t the only Hamm in town. Phil Hamm’s got something to say about the boom too.
A retired carpenter paints the oil boom.