Police in Fort Worth arrested Marshall Pittsinger, 31, for engaging in organized crime after he tried to steal gas.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price per gallon of regular unleaded has reached $3.36. The price is 18 cents less than this time a year ago.
Things were as close to normal Wednesday since a barge spilled up to 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
It snakes through North Texas, buried or in the process of being buried, drawing little attention for anyone other than the people who live and work near it.
A citizens group in Denton announced plans Tuesday to try to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
Natural gas is slowly being restored to Jacksboro residents Saturday after the Texas Gas Service was forced to shutdown supply to the entire city Thursday.
Many Denton residents are fighting back against gas wells, which they say have crept closer than anyone ever expected to their homes.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped by a penny average this week to $3.09 per gallon.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped by an average of 2 cents this week to $3.10 per gallon.
Texas is among at least four states that have received complaints of well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling.
The proposed Dallas ordinance is relatively restrictive and went through months of arguments with the Plan Commission. The biggest unresolved issues are the setbacks between wells or between wells and homes.
Natural gas was restored to many of the 600 to 700 homes that lost it in Celina Sunday morning.