|Oil crews endure even when wind chill drops to -40
Updated Dec 05, 07:48 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. - With the wind chill falling to almost minus 40, Steve Hendershot's mind was elsewhere Thursday as he and his crew of roustabouts worked a well in North Dakota's booming oil patch.
The cold weather sweeping the Plains wasn't cooling off work in the oil patch, which moves forward in all kinds of weather.
North Dakota's notorious cold isn't a deterrent for Dylan Grossman, a 23-year-old Alaska native who posted a Craigslist ad seeking a laborer's job in the oil fields.