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Salt Water Disposal Well Fire In Wise County

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.

11/08/2011

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

Barnett Shale Drilling Wanes, Booms Elsewhere

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.

10/23/2011

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Gas Drilling Company Recycling “Fracking” Water

The natural gas drilling process has been saddled with great debate — mainly concerning the environmental impact. But one “fracking” company is actually putting back what they take out.

10/13/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

EPA Has Arlington Hearing On Fracking Regulations

Environmentalists and drilling advocates are expected to face off Thursday when the EPA holds a public hearing on proposed fracking rules.

09/29/2011

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

Report: Barnett Shale Accounts For 40 Percent Of Economic Growth In Past 10 Years

Natural gas companies have only been drilling the Barnett Shale for a decade, but the amount of economic activity that generates annually has already sailed past what aircraft manufacturing and transportation bring to the region, the Fort Worth City Council was told Tuesday.

09/27/2011

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

Arlington Water Used For Fracking In Grand Prairie

Texas is dealing with a drought, and while residents are asked to conserve water, Chesapeake Energy is using millions of gallons for fracking.

09/07/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pipes Pulling Water From Trinity River For Fracking

While many North Texans are being asked to conserve water, large pipelines are pulling water out of the Trinity River in Fort Worth.

08/24/2011

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

Texas May Soon Make Fracking Chemicals Public

Texas could soon become the first state to require drilling companies to disclose the chemicals used to crack rock in the search for natural gas.

05/30/2011

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

Neighbors Not Welcoming Granbury Road Drilling Rig

A gas drilling site has been approved for the parking lot right in front of a dialysis center in Granbury, and the patients inside are concerned.

05/16/2011

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

Report Concludes No Cancer Clusters In Flower Mound

In the fall of 2009, residents asked the state to investigate whether there was a cancer cluster in Flower Mound. The final report has been released.

04/28/2011

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

XTO Energy Drops Southlake Drilling Plans

XTO Energy has dropped plans to drill in Southlake, where critics raised environmental concerns about the fracking process.

04/27/2011

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

Report: Texas Not Protecting Residents From Gas Drilling Dangers

A scathing new report accuses Texas of not protecting its residents from possible dangers of gas drilling.

04/14/2011

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