Bloomberg (closed) with the article, citing people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be named because the information is not public:
- gas is extracted from an oil well in the Bakken shale basin to power the mobile generators used to run the Bitcoin mining servers on site
- uses up to 18 million cubic feet of gas per month that would otherwise have been flared – or flared – because there aren’t enough pipelines
- Exxon Mobil Corp. East consider doing the same on other sites around the world
It might cause a bit of a fuss.
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