A nasty thing happens in the extraction of oil assets, particularly in the Bakken Shale. This nasty thing is increasingly preventable, and yet it's on an alarming rise. If companies don't find a way to contain the problem, regulators almost certainly will. Watch the video below to hear more about what could be posing both a risk and an opportunity for Bakken operators.
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