Tait Salzer works on drilling rigs in North Dakota. Before joining the oil boom a little more than a year ago, the 21-year-old Salzer (at right in photo) labored on a South Dakota cattle ranch. An audio portrait by Todd Melby. Photo by Ben Garvin.
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“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.
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A retired carpenter paints the oil boom.