Last week, I read a lengthy and fascinating article in The New Yorker titled “Kuwait on the Prairie.” It’s about oil exploration in North Dakota through the scary (for the environment) process called “fracking.”

Today, I just learned from The Atlantic about a video created by ProPublica which explains fracking in song. I think it’s brilliant, though its speed probably doesn’t make it accessible to English Language Learners. Happily, The Atlantic has also published the lyrics.

Here it is: