Midnight Movie: VICE Explores LA's Hidden Urban Oil Wells
So that odd shaped flower-painted tower sticking up behind Beverly Hills High School is not some weird sculpture - it's actually an oil well. And there is one behind the Beverly Center as well. And at the Farmer's Market. And inside a building on Pico. And numerous others.
VBS.tv, part of VICE, and host Nate Harrington, take a look at these oil wells, and offers good insight on their history and what the implications are for LA and its residents.