Dreaming of moving past their working-class roots and living a better life, Billy and Cody Lefever move to North Dakota, the location of the biggest oil discovery in American history. Billy and Cody soon find themselves pitted against a ruthless oil tycoon named Hap. Hap forces the young couple to bet big and put everything at risk -- including their marriage. Johnson also serves as an executive producer, alongside Tony Krantz, Josh Pate, Rodes Fishburne and Drew Comins.
Last Episode01x10 Departures Aired: Dec. 13, 2015
Christmas is a time for coming together, but for the Lefevers, it’s a time of difficult choices. Billy faces an ultimatum to either save his …
Series Fun Facts
- Correction to another trivia item on this list: "Oil" was the original name for "Dallas" on CBS.
- One of the first productions to work in the newly completed film studio in Park City, Utah. Much of the oil scenes were filmed in that particular city.
- Due to the low ratings, ABC decided to cut the first season from 13 episodes to 10. It will finish out the season and a verdict regarding the show's future will be announced once it concludes.