Discover 4 stories with “Christian Wallace” Tag.
on roughneck, West Texas, Christian Wallace, oil, oil and gas, Permian Basin, oil boom, oilfield worker, Texas Standard, Radio, NPR, KUT
Texas Standard can be heard across the state on NPR stations. I spent some time with Luke Quinton in Austin's KUT studio talking about roughnecking in the Permian Basin. Listen online here: Texas Standard
on essay, Texas Monthly, roughneck, longread, West Texas, Christian Wallace, oil, oil and gas, energy, Permian Basin, longform, oil boom, rig, blue collar, oilfield worker
"Learning to Roughneck" was the featured essay on TexasMonthly.com in March. This longform article chronicles the year I spent as a roughneck in the oilfields of West Texas. Read the story here: Texas Monthly