The Obama administration said Friday it will require companies drilling for natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
Natural gas prices have fallen below $2 per 1,000 cubic feet for the first time since 2002, remarkable for a commodity once believed to be in short supply.
Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas is trying to block the proposed listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered species.
Government auditors say federal officials know nothing about the miles of pipelines that carry natural gas released through fracking.
Community and environmental groups in Dallas are banding together to oppose the recommendations of the city’s natural gas drilling task force.
Gas companies that drill in Arlington will now have to pay the city a $2,500 fee, per well, every year. The money will go toward properly preparing and training firefighters.
Turmoil in Greece could mean a spike in U.S. stock prices. Financial expert Jim Lacamp explained that and more on Monday morning.
The word “fracking” — hydraulic fracturing — is a technique long used by the oil and gas industry. But it’s not in the dictionary and the industry hates it.
Carolyn Allen sits down for a little bit of afternoon TV. She says it’s her escape from what’s going on right outside the window. “They are across the street and there they are,” says Allen,76, “I’ve lived here 30 years. We are all family.”
After a year of turning down gas companies that came courting, Lewisville ISD’s board made a unanimous decision Monday night to see what a lease might be worth.
The North Texas weather may have been the cause of a massive fire in Wise County. At around 8:30 Tuesday morning a lightning strike is suspected of starting a fire at a salt water disposal well.
Drilling is at a seven-year low in the North Texas natural gas fields. But even as drilling pace slackens in the Barnett Shale, it’s booming in other oil and gas fields of Texas such as the Permian Basin of West Texas and the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas.