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“Men here are 100% worse… They’re animals.” – Life in a North Dakota oil & gas boomtown – BBC News

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Williston, North Dakota was once a humble ranching community tucked away near the Canadian border in one of the most remote of the US states.

But a sea of oil and gas beneath the region’s farmland, and the hydraulic fracking technology that began to unlock it in 2006, has turned this small city into the wellhead of the North American energy boom.

Join us as we meet some of the residents of the town to hear how the community has changed.

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