Bakken Turns Oasis Into Target As Fracking Costs Slide

An oil pumpjack (I believe that is what this is officially called) at an oil well while fire burns off gas just outside Watford City, North Dakota, U.S., on Wednesday, October 12, 2011.
Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg *** Local Caption ***

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