Hard Times In The Texas Oil Patch As Bust Takes HoldThe drumbeat of low crude oil prices has taken hold in the oil and gas industry, from South Texas to Wall Street.
Natural Gas Outage Continues For Dozens In Lake Dallas“We’re suffering,” said resident Roberta Richardson. “We’re not able to cook for our children. We’re not able to bathe our children with warm water, and we have no heat in our homes.”
New Details On Cause Of Waxahachie Home ExplosionAfter the line was cut, natural gas flowed into a sewer pipe that went into the home.
Natural Gas Tops Coal As U.S. Electricity SourceNatural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this year, a milestone that has been in the making for years.
Gov. Abbott Signs Law Banning Cities From Fracking, Drilling BansGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a prohibition on cities and towns imposing local ordinances preventing fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
Atmos Worker Hurt After Gas Line IncidentAn Atmos Energy worker was slightly hurt late Thursday after natural gas lit off at a line under repair in Farmers Branch, officials said.
Perry Seeks Unlimited Natural Gas And Oil ExportsGov. Rick Perry is calling for unlimited natural gas and oil exports, saying it would help the American economy and aid American allies threatened by Russia's control of European natural gas supplies.
Study: Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Taint WaterThe drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells.
Study: North Texas Drilling Adds $11.8B To EconomyProduction from the natural gas-rich Barnett Shale in North Texas has risen even as drilling activity and natural gas prices have fallen.
Hundreds Expected At Meeting To Decide Fracking In DentonThe 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.
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.