Photos: Oil boom changes the face of North Dakota


Waiting for a welder
1 Waiting for a welder 
The Missouri River
2 The Missouri River 
A pipe-laying construction worker
3 A pipe-laying construction worker 
A floor hand for Ravem Drilling
4 A floor hand for Ravem Drilling 
Drilling equipment
5 Drilling equipment 
Pumpjacks
6 Pumpjacks 
Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakot
7 Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakot 
Trailer park
8 Trailer park 
Ramone Garcia
9 Ramone Garcia 
Samuel Garcia
10 Samuel Garcia 
Riding bikes
11 Riding bikes 
Moving to North Dakota
12 Moving to North Dakota 
New townhouses in Watford City
13 New townhouses in Watford City 
A Bentley Continental GT
14 A Bentley Continental GT 
A buffalo near Watford City
15 A buffalo near Watford City 
An oil drilling rig near Bismark
16 An oil drilling rig near Bismark 
Flirting at the pool hall
17 Flirting at the pool hall 
Arm wrestling tournament
18 Arm wrestling tournament 
Outside a Williston bar
19 Outside a Williston bar 
Helping an injured woman
20 Helping an injured woman 
County jail inmates
21 County jail inmates 
Oil pools by sections of pipe
22 Oil pools by sections of pipe 
A gas flare
23 A gas flare