Photos: Oil boom changes the face of North Dakota


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