No Dakota access pipeline. The reality around this situation is so fucked up: media blackout, politicians turning a blind eye (aside from Stein), police spraying peaceful protestors with gas and threatening them with riot gear. Water is life. Period.
The Middle East produces about a third of the world's oil and a tenth of its natural gas. (It has a third of all natural gas reserves, but they're tougher to transport.) Much of that is exported. That makes the entire world economy pretty reliant on the continued flow of that gas and oil, which just happens to go through a region that has seen an awful lot of conflict in the last few decades. This map shows where the reserves are and how they're transported overland;