This is something new for me; I had not seen this before. Operators are laying down a "wooden mat" to combat the muddy roads leading up to the drilling pads:
A random photo of a four-well KOG pad. The KOG pads are absolutely exquisite in the Stockyard Creek; absolutely first rate in appearance. I was very, very impressed.
I had forgotten about all the "electric vehicles" in the Bakken. Here's a random photo of one such electrical vehicle. According to the owner, she is not impressed with the mileage: