Even protesters rely on the benefits of the petroleum industry

As many have pointed out, protestors will always need the same energy they’re attempting to thwart. From reliable energy to powering the economy, the impact of the energy sector can be seen just about everywhere—even in protestors’ fashion.

In a recent New York Times article a protestor can clearly be seen wearing a shirt from a College Tour sponsored by Tesoro—a major oil refiner.


Whether it’s the PVC in their bonds or even a part-time job, energy from the Bakken region will be relevant the Midwest.