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Jun. 18, 2008
60 min.
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Black Gold

From the creator of Ice Road Truckers and Deadliest Catch comes a one-of-a-kind series about Texas oil men who gamble everything for a chance to strike it rich. Wildcatters risk their life savings and roughnecks risk their lives. Black Gold takes you inside the action as the race for oil heats up.


Black Gold Season 1 (2008)

1x01 1 1x01 Disaster In the Oil Fields
Three crews of roughnecks in West Texas are off and running in search for oil, but each hit a disaster on their first day. Although the Viking rig is state-of-the-art, the crew is having ...
Jun. 18, 2008
1x02 1 1x02 The Race Heats Up
Longhorn driller Gerald explodes when a no-show put the crews lead in jeopardy. Then, Wayne and the Viking crew come from last to a tie with the Longhorn by working around the clock. ...
Jun. 25, 2008
1x03 1 1x03 Crisis Week
A crisis forces Gerald's Longhorn crew to pull their pipe out of the ground just as the crew is about to hit pay dirt. One roughneck on the Viking rig may be down and out. Driller Justin ...
Jul. 02, 2008
1x04 1 1x04 Blood and Guts
Justin loses his patience with rookie Derek, planting the seeds for an showdown at the Big Dog driller. Wayne and the Viking crew may have a devastating problem with a discovery of ...
Jul. 09, 2008
1x05 1 1x05 Episode 5
The fury of the oilfields has driller Wayne helpless as his crew is taken down by injuries. Then, driller Justin's job is on the line when the powerful Big Dog rig is ground to a halt. ...
Jul. 16, 2008
1x06 1 1x06 Episode 6
The race to strike oil has the crews under pressure. The last place team, the Big Dog rig finishes with one hole and heads off to the next, but tensions arise once again between Derek ...
Jul. 23, 2008
1x07 1 1x07 Episode 7
Last place driller Justin is reaching his boiling point as he continues training Derek, a difficult rookie using long-burning fuses which are a threat to explode in the oilfields. Then, ...
Jul. 30, 2008
1x08 1 1x08 Episode 8
The final episode of season 1 finds the teams filled with tension as Justin, Big Dog's driller, and rookie Derek comes to blows and only one man remains standing. The Longhorn rig discovers ...
Aug. 06, 2008
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