As debates over hydraulic fracturing wage on, a Canadian company has developed a way to frack without using millions of gallons of water. GasFrac uses a propane gel instead of the treasured natural substance. Now the obstacle is getting the industry on board.
Rules requiring disclosure of many chemicals used in the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing will take effect in Texas in February, oil and gas regulators decided on Tuesday.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday for the first time that fracking — a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells — may be to blame for causing groundwater pollution.
Riding across the lake to the Joe Pool Dam, Major Andrew Liffring with the Army Corps of Engineers found no reason to fear that it could suddenly give way. “It looks fine to me.”
After an initial report by CBS 11 Wednesday night about Grand Prairie’s concerns over drilling at Joe Pool Lake, we discovered the City of Dallas has also been notified.
Some North Texas researchers hope to become the first to figure out if the controversial hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” process is to blame for chemicals in well water.
The debate over fracking is taking a musical turn.
Texas lawmakers have approved a bill that would be the first law in the nation to require drilling companies to publicly disclose the contents of fluids used in hydraulic fracturing.
On Monday, 15 Dish residents watched their tiny city become the first to ask the state to force gas producers to cut air emissions.
A legislative committee is considering a bill that would make Texas the first state to demand gas drillers make public the chemicals they use to shatter and permeate thick rock formations.
A Wise County family claims natural gas drilling has ruined their home, health, and their lives… and now they’re suing.
Five Residents who live near natural gas drilling sites have filed two lawsuits against three energy companies, accusing them of contaminating their drinking water with chemicals.