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The rise and fall of a fracking boom town: an oral history

Rock Springs, Wyoming, sits on vast underground stores of natural gas and shale oil. But what was meant to be a blessing turned into a curse.
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President Donald Trump's Texas visit focuses on oil and gas workers

President Donald Trump's comments doubled as part campaign speech, part policy announcement, as polls continue to show a close competition with presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the once-solidly red state.
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Regardless of COVID, the outlook for the oilsands gets dimmer year after year

The pandemic has cost the industry billions, but in the long term, it has bigger challenges.

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Hope outlasts prosperity in town flattened by oil bust

Since March, oil companies have shut in 7,500 wells across North Dakota and all but ceased new drilling. The crash is rippling across once-boom towns where residents can no longer depend on industry jobs, government services or health insurance.