This rig ‘baby’ is kickin’Another supposedly worthless patch of prairie miraculously became valuable. It’s officially on now as the derrick has been in the air for nearly a week and drillers are well on their way to forcing miles of pipe into the earth. Life is short and the development of an oil well has drastically become shorter. Back in the day they dug straight down and hoped that seismographers were right.
By: By Mike Liudahl, The Jamestown Sun