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A young married couple of newcomers looks to cash in on the modern-day oil boom in North Dakota and becomes involved with sly local oil baron, Hap Briggs, and his troubled family.
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Series cast summary:
...  Hap Briggs 10 episodes, 2015
...  Billy LeFever 10 episodes, 2015
...  Cody LeFever 10 episodes, 2015
...  Wick Briggs 10 episodes, 2015
...  Carla Briggs 10 episodes, 2015
...  Jules Jackman 10 episodes, 2015
...  Sheriff Tip Harrison 10 episodes, 2015
...  A.J. Menendez 9 episodes, 2015
...  Lacey Briggs 9 episodes, 2015
...  Garry Laframboise 8 episodes, 2015
...  Brigg's Household Staff / ... 8 episodes, 2015
...  Clifton Lundegren 6 episodes, 2015
...  Emma Lundegren 6 episodes, 2015
...  Ada Eze 6 episodes, 2015
...  Kess Eze 5 episodes, 2015
...  Van Ness 5 episodes, 2015
Ashlyn Brooke Anderson ...  Bartender 5 episodes, 2015
...  Bar Patron / ... 5 episodes, 2015
Michael McQuain ...  Oil Executive / ... 5 episodes, 2015


The present day oil boom in North Dakota is tempting the young and ambitious to try their luck in the black gold business. Such are Billy and Cody LeFever, a young married couple that's just arrive in a North Dakotan town famous for its rich oil fields. They don't know anyone there, but Billy is ambitious and always has an idea on how to start some small business, while modest Cody makes friends easily and just wants to make a home for themselves there, even if they have to compromise and do something much more common and less glamorous and profitable than partaking in the oil business. While Cody goes to find them a place to live and a job for herself, Billy spends all the money they have, most of which came from their friends back home who pitched in to help them build a tiny starting capital, to buy a modestly lucrative plot of land owned by old and bitter Clifton Lundegren. The deal is made after some tough negotiating, but then notorious local oil baron Hap Briggs offers Billy a ...

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Sometimes you have to play dirty to get filthy rich.


Crime | Drama | Romance





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27 September 2015 (USA)  »

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Blood and Oil  »

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The series name 'Oil' was the original name for another series about a family involved in the oil industry, 'Dynasty.' See more »

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Blood and Oil ... Powerful
28 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

Loved the first show.... I found it powerful. I could have easily watched another hour of this. Don Johnson continues to capture his audience with a bold and demanding character. I have enjoyed his work over the years and will in this series as well it appears. All of the actors supplied electrifying performances which kept my attention from the get go. The outdoor scenery supplies a freshness to the show however the brassiness of the writing gives it a superb twist. Never thought of South Dakota as a place of drilling for oil, one thinks of Texas, so this show could provide that area of the United States with a new look. The thrill of what would happen next kept my sense alert and attentive in the moment. I look forward to the next episode.

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