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Hundreds Expected At Meeting To Decide Fracking In Denton

The City of Denton will draw statewide attention Tuesday as it considers a petition to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking. If approved, the ban could have a ripple effect not only in the state but across the nation.

CBSDFW.COM–07/14/2014

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Natural Gas Wildcatter Spends $4.25 Billion On Shale

Natural gas wildcatter Aubrey McClendon’s American Energy Partners LP has invested $4.25 billion in lease holdings and drilling rights in four states – including Texas.

06/09/2014

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson speaks at a press conference. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Exxon CEO: Oil Will Be Top Energy Source For Years

The CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. says alternative fuels will grow but that oil will remain the world’s leading source of energy for another quarter century.

05/28/2014

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Could Dallas Have Gotten A Better Atmos Deal By Appealing?

Dallas negotiated a proposed Atmos Energy rate hike down some $3 million. But did the city get a better deal by negotiating, than it would have by appealing to the Railroad Commission of Texas?

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2014

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Dallas Officials Decide Not To Enter Atmos Rate Hike Fight

Bucking the trend of other North Texas cities, on Wednesday the Dallas City Council agreed to a rate hike with Atmos Energy — the natural gas supplier. It would boost the average residential bill by $2.08 a month, businesses by roughly $6.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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

Texas Cities Band Together To Fight Atmos Rate Increase

Dozens of cities are saying no to a request from Atmos Energy to raise monthly gas bills. The increase would add about $2 to the average household bill, but analysts for a group of cities believe that’s more than double what the utility needs.

CBSDFW.COM–05/13/2014

A caution sign identifying a natural gas underground pipeline. (credit: Getty Images/Tim Boyle)

Dallas Firm Plans Natural Gas Plant In North Louisiana

A Dallas partnership says it will build a processing plant and pipeline for natural gas liquids in north Louisiana.

05/07/2014

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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

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

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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