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Natural Gas Industry Struggles To Keep Promises

America’s plan to use more natural gas may not go as smoothly as expected. There’s plenty of natural gas in the ground, everyone seems to agree. But the harsh weather this winter shows there are obstacles to producing it, and more pipelines have to be built.

03/10/2014

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North Texas Man Wants To Withdraw Plea In Pipeline Blast

A North Texas man who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a natural gas pipeline with a homemade bomb last year in Plano wants to withdraw that plea.

02/21/2014

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Gas Crews Slowly Restore Service In Jacksboro

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.

02/09/2014

Blue flames rise from the burner of a natural gas stove. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Most Of North Texas City Without Gas Service Or Heat

Texas Gas Service (TGS) was forced to shut down the gas supply to the entire city of Jacksboro Thursday. Most businesses and residents had no heat, on a day when temperatures struggled to get out of the teens.

CBS 11–02/06/2014

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Early Report Finds NRH House Explosion Caused By Gas Leak

In a preliminary findings into the house explosion, the Texas Railroad Commission cites an Atmos Energy equipment failure as the cause of the house explosion.

CBS 11–01/07/2014

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Earthquakes Lead Texas Agency To Hire Seismologist

A key Texas agency announced Tuesday it is hiring a seismologist, part of an effort to tackle a sudden increase in earthquakes in areas with significant oil and gas drilling activities.

01/07/2014

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Dozens Evacuate After Gas Leak At ‘The Dive’ In Frisco

Firefighters in Frisco evacuated two dozen people from several businesses after complaints of a foul, nausea inducing odor there.

09/29/2013

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Sediment Clogs Wild Natural Gas Well In Gulf

Natural gas has stopped flowing from a well that has been ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico and remaining small flames are from gas still in the pipe, regulators said Thursday.

07/25/2013

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Error Debits 10x Correct Amount From Atmos Customers

Some customers who have service with Dallas-based Atmos Energy got a big surprise when their bank accounts were charged the amount due — tenfold!

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2013

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fracking Grabbing The Attention Of Sierra Club, New York Gov.

A two day ‘frack attack’ summit is underway in Dallas. The summit comes on the same day fracking made news in the northeast.

03/02/2013

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Atmos More Than Doubles Base Rate Despite Falling Costs

Have you taken a good look at your Atmos Energy bill lately? The base charge on your bill has gone up more than 100-percent!

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2013

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Dallas Plan Commissioners Tour Proposed Natural Gas Drilling Sites

Members of the Dallas Plan Commission boarded a convoy of tour vans, and headed to the L.B. Houston Golf and Sports Complex, to see for themselves proposed sites for natural gas drilling on city-owned land.

CBS 11–01/31/2013

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