A new study says Texas oil and natural gas companies are claiming trade-secret exemptions to keep from revealing the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”.
The focus of this weekend is supposed to be a grand re-opening celebration for a popular City-operated golf course in Dallas. But instead, the event has turned into the staging area for gas drilling protestors.
While the City of Irving received no official reports of damage from a magnitude 3.4 earthquake over the weekend, residents who live around the epicenter have started to notice some minor things out of the ordinary
Critics of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, believe it harms the environment. Industry leaders insist it is safe.
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.
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.
The noise of nearby generators was an unwelcome visitor this morning to those who live on Monroe Court in Colleyville.
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.