Black gold rush, new American dream

Black gold rush, new American dream

While the 2008 financial crisis plunges the US into recession and unemployment, Williston – a small town in North Dakota sitting on top of a large reserve of shale oil – experiences a genuine black gold rush. Driven by some common hope, thousands of men throw themselves into a desperate rush towards the mythical American Dream, at any cost. Today, they realize their future hangs on the price of the oil barrel.

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