Barnett Shale

A quality control technician for Halliburton Energy Services Company, checks the levels of chemicals that are used in completing  a natural gas well.

Dallas-Based Gas Company To Invest $350M In W.Va.

A Dallas-based company is planning to spend $350 million on pipelines and a processing plant for natural gas pumped from the Marcellus shale in West Virginia.


A drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010 near Ray, North Dakota. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Prairie Approves 6-Month Drilling Ban

Another city has put natural gas well permit drilling applications on hold amid environmental and planning concerns.


A picture shows pressure valves on a gas pipeline. (credit: Getty Images/Sergei Supinsky/AFP)

Report: Old Texas Gas Lines Vulnerable To Rupture

Thousands of major natural gas transmission lines laid decades ago in Texas are vulnerable and may need costly replacement, a newspaper reported Monday.


More Air Monitoring Stations In Barnett Shale

State officials say they’ll add 8 more air quality monitoring stations in the Barnett Shale of north Texas.