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Gas Under Cemeteries Raises Money, Moral Questions

Deep underground, locked in ancient shale formations, are lucrative quantities of natural gas. Whether to drill for that gas is causing soul-searching at cemeteries, parks, playgrounds, churches and residential backyards.

07/02/2012

A drilling rig is seen in the Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Oil & Gas Leases Go On Sale

The federal government is set to sell off oil and natural gas leases in the central Gulf of Mexico — off the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

06/20/2012

Chesapeake Plaza in west Fort Worth. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Chesapeake Energy To Lay Off 70 DFW Workers

Chesapeake Energy, one of the key companies which developed the Barnett Shale natural gas field in North Texas, is laying off about 70 local employees.

06/19/2012

The FBI investigates the gas line tampering. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Plano PD: Injured Man Was Trying To Set Off Explosive

Plano police believe a man found in the street, covered in blood, was trying to set off an explosive. Police say the man, found in a residential neighborhood, then made up a story to cover up his intentions.

CBSDFW.COM–06/18/2012

Chesapeake Drilling Sign

Chesapeake Energy’s Troubles Could Have Big Impact On North Texas

It’s one of the biggest natural gas drillers in the Barnett Shale, it owns the former Pier 1 building downtown, and it’s taking a lot of heat recently for some of its financial dealings.

05/29/2012

President Barack Obama speaks after touring Allison Transmission in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 6, 2011. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Atmos Energy Warns About Utility Bill Scam

Atmos Energy has warned customers that President Barack Obama will not be paying their bills, despite scheming claims that Obama is providing credits or directly paying for utilities.

05/18/2012

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

Government Sets New Fracking Disclosure Rules

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.

05/04/2012

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

Colleyville Debates Independent Findings Of Toxic Emissions At Gas Well

Results from a test by environmental group the Earthworks Oil and Gas Accountability Project, found emissions from a gas well near the Southlake border contained dangerous levels of toxic chemicals.

04/24/2012

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

3 Companies Plan Natural Gas Pipelines Into Texas

Three energy companies have announced plans to build a pipeline that would transport natural gas from Colorado to the Texas Panhandle.

04/13/2012

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Natural Gas Below $2 For First Time Since 2002

Natural gas prices have fallen below $2 per 1,000 cubic feet for the first time since 2002, remarkable for a commodity once believed to be in short supply.

04/12/2012

(credit: Atmos Energy)

Tornado Cleanup Crews Warned To Look Out For Gas Lines

A warning for residents, volunteers and crews cleaning up damage from last Tuesday’s tornadoes — watch for natural gas lines. A number of dangerous natural gas situations were discovered during surveys of tornado damage in Lancaster.

04/09/2012

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

Health Impact Fracking Studies Taking Hold, With Challenges

While New York regulators have spent four years mulling the environmental impacts of shale gas development, the potential human health impacts have been given short shrift, according to health advocates.

03/31/2012

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