Frey, David
January 2007
High Country News;1/22/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p6
The article focuses on the different experiences of men working at drill sites or drill rigs in Parachute, Colorado. These men where from states in the U.S. The most common problems experienced by these men were the housing accommodation and the shifts. They are just staying in self-contained mobile housing units called man camps, since mostly of the houses, apartments and hotels are filled up with many other workers. These man camps are scattered through the area of the rigs. Drilling companies had assigned workers through shifting which is also one of the problems encountered by the workers.


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