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Old 04-05-2013, 09:46 PM   #1
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The Bakken Oilfield Picture Thread

In case anyone's interested, I got bored and came up with the idea to share with everyone what I live with and see on a regular basis, due to living in the middle of the oil boom (on the edge actually, but still close enough to see some action). These are examples of the awesome, atrocious, and purely stupid goings on that happen here.

Note: I didn't take most of these pictures. They come from a facebook page that I follow here --->Bakken Oilfield Fail of the Day<---

If this thread catches any following I'll keep updating with more pictures, if it dies, too bad i guess. Enjoy!


Very important to know right? I mean there IS a certain technique to it that not many people know!



Why we have tailgates/hatches. Nuff said



Shit'll buff.



Hmmm, this wasn't here yesterday...



Nothing to see here...moving on.



Don't fuck with the loader operator.



Computer malfunctioned in the process of packing up a drilling rig.



And this is why we have trailer brakes.



Liberal geologist that was looking for fossils...wonder how long it took before anyone helped him?



Who needs a house when you've go a ford tempo?



Must've had depth perception problems.

Stay tuned for more!
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:59 PM   #2
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hmm... looks like no shortage of automobile and machinery follies!

be safe out there!
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:26 PM   #3
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Boom town!

Lot of 49ers didn't know how to handle the California environment either.
They learned or failed.
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Old 04-06-2013, 12:02 AM   #4
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Yea but instead of just one, almost every town in western ND is exploding
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Old 04-06-2013, 12:09 AM   #5
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Yup.
If this were 2009, I'd be on my way too.

I was laid off in June '09, and had I known in July that I'd still be looking for work in January, I'd have gotten the fuck out of California before I blew my savings on the mortgage.
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Old 04-06-2013, 12:13 AM   #6
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Speaking of which....





Yup....

Daughter moved to Madison about 18 months ago.
Called mom yesterday to tell her that she broke her leg just above the ankle.
Wearing an inflatable boot right now, will be cast Monday.
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Old 04-06-2013, 12:23 AM   #8
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Wife posted that to her Facebook.
Rochelle is going to be PISSED!
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Old 04-06-2013, 08:11 AM   #9
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My grandpa did a ton of digging for the bakken sites. He said he saw some pretty crazy things too. He said its mostly people with more money than brains.
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Awesome. Keep the pics coming.
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:00 PM   #11
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Supposedly there's a certain Norwegian production company that is making sights like this pretty common....well sites with black smoke rising from them.



Movies anyone?



...Just another tipped trailer. No big deal.



Tying down loads is BAD!



Silly loader thinks its a tacoma.


And the latest news story...Armed robbery investigation.
http://www.willistonherald.com/news/...a4bcf887a.html
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And this incident happened a couple months ago, but is still under investigation.
Sexually Assaulted Horse
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:24 AM   #13
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Well i haven't been on here for a long time, but in case anyone was following this, sorry for not updating. Just been really busy. Here's some more failure for everyone.





One of my personal favorites. Pulling with a 3/4 ton chevy and pushing with a bobcat thats how its done folks.

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Old 06-01-2013, 10:37 AM   #14
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Haha this is great

I like these pics











Man I don't think ive ever seen so much fail, great facebook link
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:42 AM   #15
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I've seen those as well haha. Great stuff.
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:43 AM   #16
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I think I might copy that old school yota and put a 6 ft. tall stack in my bed
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:22 PM   #17
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And the mod on the right tail light too right?
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Old 06-01-2013, 01:50 PM   #18
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Yes definitely cant forget about that... since im already on the way to the store for a light and 6 ft. of tubing I might as well pick up some deer antlers for the windows too
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