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Oil crew camps becoming an issue in western SD

November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Associated Press

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. — Large camps built to house oil field workers have become a common site in western North Dakota, and now they’re starting to materialize in western South Dakota.
Two applications for crew camps are be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dunn County looks to define temporary housing

September 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANNING Dunn County commissioners voiced concerns Wednesday over temporary housing. Continue Reading

Target Logistics makes list of fastest-growing companies

August 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Crew camp supplier Target Logistics, which has one camp just outside of Dickinson in Dunn County, was recognized this week for its fast growth. Continue Reading

McClusky crew camp to host power line workers

August 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MCCLUSKY A company known for its crew camps in the western North Dakota Oil Patch is setting up temporary housing in the central community of McClusky, and some residents are wary. Continue Reading

Stutsman County finalizes zoning ordinance against crew camps

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

After eight months of research, public meetings and footwork, Stutsman County has an ordinance regulating crew camps. Continue Reading

Williston eyes ordinance to ban downtown crew camps

February 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Officials in the booming oil city of Williston are working to keep so-called crew camps from going up in its downtown. Continue Reading

Crew camp life: UND researchers continue chronicling Oil Patch way of living

February 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

TIOGA An RV camp here that was recently full of workers and their families is now abandoned with wooden pallets, a dozen coolers, a set of dumbbells and other debris left behind. Continue Reading

Dickinson Press’ Top 10: No. 3: Crew camps grow in popularity

December 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Crew camps grew in popularity as more workers came to the area in 2012 and needed temporary housing. Continue Reading

UND researchers study impact of oil boom’s temporary housing

September 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Long after the oil boom and its workers have left, sprawling patches of leveled gravel, colored only by hints of blue tarp or a few grommets, may be all that’s left of crew camps in western North Dakota. Continue Reading

Editorial: More highs than lows at oil expo

May 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

People from around the world are beginning to understand that there is a lot of oil and a lot of people flowing in and around western Dakota.
The number of zeros it takes to fulfill recent estimates can be difficult to comprehend 1,000,000,000, 1,000,000, 1,000,000 and 40,000 Continue Reading