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

Hollywood Faces Fracking In ‘Promised Land’

The new movie “Promised Land” digs into the fierce national debate over fracking, the technique that’s generated a boom in U.S. natural gas production while also stoking controversy over its possible impact on the environment and human health.

01/02/2013

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

Sherman: Panda ToBuild Natural Gas-powered Plant

A Dallas company has broken ground on a 758-megawatt natural gas-fueled electric generating plant in North Texas. Panda Power Funds began construction Thursday on the plant in Sherman.

11/12/2012

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

Natural Gas Abundance No Longer A Positive

We may have too much of a good thing when it comes to natural gas. Texas produced $1.5 billion worth of natural gas in September. That’s down 40 percent from last year.

11/05/2012

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Dallas Anti-Drilling Group ‘Don’t Frack Our Fairway’

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.

10/26/2012

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Wreck Sends Minivan Crashing Into Teen’s Bedroom

Several people were sent to the hospital after a minivan crashed into a house in Fort Worth. The two-vehicle crash happened on Evans Avenue, near Seminary and Intersate-35.

CBSDFW.COM–10/25/2012

An AT&T logo is displayed on an AT&T truck. (credit: Getty Images/Tim Boyle)

AT&T Service Vans Running On Natural Gas

AT&T operates one of the largest commercial fleets in the nation, and also one of the largest compressed natural gas fleets. Natural gas is domestic, plentiful and affordable.

10/18/2012

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

Plano Residents Still Nervous After Explosion

One month after a Plano man allegedly set off a bomb while tampering with a gas main, homeowners say not enough is being done to prevent it from happening again.

07/16/2012

Cemetery Generic

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

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