• Oil boom strikes Kansas

    Oil boom strikes Kansas

    Quiet Kansas farm towns are quickly transforming into energy boomtowns along the southern border of the state more attractive.

  • Farmers hit the jackpot in oil boom

    Farmers hit the jackpot in oil boom

    In Harper County, Kansas, oil companies are offering farmers up to $1,250 an acre for the mineral rights that allow them to drill for oil on their property.

  • Ladies of the oil boom

    Ladies of the oil boom

    From hauling crude in semi-trucks to getting their hands dirty out at the oil rigs, these women are living in America's newest boomtown and are hard at work in a traditionally male-dominated world.

  • Holy Oil! Boomtown church gets a makeover 

    Holy Oil! Boomtown church gets a makeover

    A church in Harper County, Kansas, added new air conditioning and renovated a steeple thanks to money from oil leases on its land.

  • Farmer power forces Big Oil bidding war 

    Farmer power forces Big Oil bidding war

    Group of farmers in southern Kansas pool their land to more than double their money from an oil company for their mineral rights.

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