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A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Mansfield Moves Toward Gas Drilling Limits

Mansfield city leaders have moved one step closer to passing new gas drilling restrictions.

CBS 11–02/25/2014

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Fort Worth Sues Chesapeake Energy Over Natural Gas Royalties

The City of Fort Worth is suing one of the companies it used to celebrate. In a lawsuit filed this week, Fort Worth claims Chesapeake Energy shorted the city millions of dollars in royalties from natural gas leases.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Joins Lawsuit Against Chesapeake

Fort Worth and several other individuals and cities have sued Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy claiming the company underpaid natural gas royalties.

10/18/2013

Flooding in Fort Worth - Ram Guzman

Gas Well Road Gone, Fort Worth Flooding Should Subside

Bulldozers scraped down the last few inches of a gas well road Monday, a road residents believe was partly to blame for increased flooding in East Fort Worth.

02/11/2013

Chesapeake Plaza in west Fort Worth. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Chesapeake Dials Back Support For City Firework Celebrations

The fireworks still went off. The parades wound through the streets. The money to pay for it all however, was not as easy to find for some cities this year.

07/04/2012

Chesapeake Plaza in west Fort Worth. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Chesapeake Energy To Lay Off 70 DFW Workers

Chesapeake Energy, one of the key companies which developed the Barnett Shale natural gas field in North Texas, is laying off about 70 local employees.

06/19/2012

Chesapeake Plaza in west Fort Worth. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Chesapeake Plaza Goes Up On The Market

Four years after a celebrated move-in, Chesapeake Energy may be moving out of its 20 story tower in west Fort Worth.

06/11/2012

Flooding in Fort Worth - Ram Guzman

Flooding Concerns Have Fort Worth Looking At Gas Well Roads

Engineers are analyzing unpermitted gas well access roads in Fort Worth, to see if they could be contributing to extensive flooding to properties along the Trinity River.

06/07/2012

Chesapeake Drilling Sign

Chesapeake Energy’s Troubles Could Have Big Impact On North Texas

It’s one of the biggest natural gas drillers in the Barnett Shale, it owns the former Pier 1 building downtown, and it’s taking a lot of heat recently for some of its financial dealings.

05/29/2012

Chesapeake Drilling Sign

Chesapeake Energy Sued Over Corporate Jets

Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. is being sued by a shareholder over the company’s corporate jet policy.

05/09/2012

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Fracking Website Bringing Disclosures Into Focus

Gas producers in North Texas are now required to publicly disclose the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing, and the amount of water they use to do it.

02/01/2012

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Barnett Contractors Announce Layoffs After Chesapeake Cuts Back

One day after Chesapeake Energy announced to cut back on its drilling operations, independent contractors report job cuts have already began inside other companies that depend on the Barnett Shale.

01/24/2012

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