Stories & Essays: Border Energy: border_06

Juan Jimenez (left) and Manuel Uresti relax in their trailer after a long day of working gas wells Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Dimmit County, Texas. The men, who are natives of Mission, Texas, are living in a {quote}man camp{quote} in Carrizo Springs. The camps, which are found all across the south Texas region, house transient oil and gas workers who have come to the area to work the Eagle Ford Shale.

Juan Jimenez (left) and Manuel Uresti relax in their trailer after a long day of working gas wells Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Dimmit County, Texas. The men, who are natives of Mission, Texas, are living in a "man camp" in Carrizo Springs. The camps, which are found all across the south Texas region, house transient oil and gas workers who have come to the area to work the Eagle Ford Shale.