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2014’s Booms, Bans, and Busts no. 2: Personal profiles

To bring in the New Year, Shale Plays Media is counting down the days with a series looking back on the top stories we covered in 2014. So far, we have recapped the Keystone XL debate, the controversy surrounding oilfield waste disposal, and the various fracking bans, among others. Today, we’re revisiting some of the individuals working in the industry, as well as the ...

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Oil Patch Professions: Roustabouts

Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media “Before I came to North Dakota, I was a struggling actor in Hollywood, so to give my family an opportunity for a better life, I came to work as a roustabout.” Billy Joe Brewer called a friend of a friend, who agreed to give him a shot, and he drove from California to the ...

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