Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakota : News Photo

Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakota

WILLISTON, ND - JULY 28: People wait for a Walmart to open on July 28, 2013 in Williston, North Dakota. North Dakota has been experiencing an oil boom in recent years, due in part to new drilling techniques including hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. In April 2013, The United States Geological Survey released a new study estimating the Bakken formation and surrounding oil fields could yield up to 7.4 billion barrels of oil, doubling their estimate of 2008, which was stated at 3.65 billion barrels of oil. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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WILLISTON, ND - JULY 28: People wait for a Walmart to open on July 28, 2013 in Williston, North Dakota. North Dakota has been experiencing an oil boom in recent years, due in part to new drilling techniques including hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. In April 2013, The United States Geological Survey released a new study estimating the Bakken formation and surrounding oil fields could yield up to 7.4 billion barrels of oil, doubling their estimate of 2008, which was stated at 3.65 billion barrels of oil. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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People wait for a Walmart to open on July 28 2013 in Williston North... News Photo 174775666Business,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Horizontal,North Dakota,Open,People,USA,Waiting,Wal-martPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWILLISTON, ND - JULY 28: People wait for a Walmart to open on July 28, 2013 in Williston, North Dakota. North Dakota has been experiencing an oil boom in recent years, due in part to new drilling techniques including hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. In April 2013, The United States Geological Survey released a new study estimating the Bakken formation and surrounding oil fields could yield up to 7.4 billion barrels of oil, doubling their estimate of 2008, which was stated at 3.65 billion barrels of oil. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)