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North Dakota Indoor RV Park Keeps Oilfield Workers Out of the Cold

About seven months ago I reported that a group of Minnesota partners were planning an indoor RV park to house North Dakota oilfield workers five miles south of Watford City, North Dakota. When initially proposed, the idea prompted mixed reactions. … Continue reading

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Redevelop RV Park for Bakken Shale Boom

Bakken Real Estate Partners, a real estate investment firm focused on investing in the greater Williston Basin Area of North Dakota, announces the successful acquisition and redevelopment of the Lincoln RV Park. Located on Highway 85 near city centers such … Continue reading

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Norcold Introduces Cold Weather Kits for Winter Camping

With RVs increasingly being used during the winter for full-time living or recreation and at work sites such as the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota and Montana, users previously needed makeshift solutions to maintain proper refrigerator operation at temperatures … Continue reading

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Winterizing an RV for a Northern Winter

When it comes to a northern winter and surviving its sub-zero temperatures, few things could be as tricky to prepare for as living in a recreational vehicle. At a recent event organized at the Williston (North Dakota) Village RV Resort, … Continue reading

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Oilfield Workers Buy Up Bakken Tough Trailers

Camps for Bakken oilfield workers in North Dakota and Montana are dotted with fifth wheel trailers shielded with foam-board insulation and skirting and whatever else workers can muster to keep water pipes and waste tanks from freezing and to lower … Continue reading

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Indoor RV Park Opening Soon

A family joke about living in an RV parked in a pole barn has led a Minnesota contractor to come up with a new housing solution for the Bakken Oil Patch: an indoor RV park. Chad Lekander of Mahtowa, Minnesota, … Continue reading

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4 RV Parks Pending in Bakken Shale Area of North Dakota

During the first quarter of 2012 nearly $40 million worth of projects were permitted in Williams County, North Dakota—including three RV parks—with a fourth campground being planned in the Bakken (BOKK-en) Industrial Park. Stacks and stacks of paper fill the … Continue reading

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