Oil company stakes out area for well pads steps away from Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch
The sights and sounds of industrial oil drilling could soon be just steps away from one of North Dakota's most treasured historic landmarks.
XTO Energy, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Corp., has staked out an area that is as close as 100 feet from a fence separating U.S. Forest Service land from the 218-acre Elkhorn Ranch site in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, TRNP officials said Monday.
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