EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
After Dismal 2016, Shale Gas Drillers Begin To Turn A CornerNatural gas producers drilled 397 shale wells through the first six months of 2017, more than twice the number they sank in the same period last year.
Emails Reiterate EPA Chief's Ties To Fossil Fuel InterestsNewly obtained emails underscore just how closely EPA chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued the agency he now leads.
OK Oil & Gas Company Wants Waste Disposal Well Next To Lake ArlingtonDisposal wells are currently banned in Arlington and Fort Worth, and both cities have submitted a letter of protest together to the state.
Texas-Based Halliburton Reports 4Q Loss Of $149MThe Houston-based company said Monday that it lost 17 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 4 cents per share.
Exxon Mobil To Buy Bass Family's Holdings In Permian BasinOil and gas giant Exxon Mobil Corp. is buying the Bass family's Permian Basin holdings in a more than $6 billion stock and cash deal.
OPEC Cuts Will Have A Muted Effect On ConsumersOPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual.
Texas Oil And Gas Regulator Dashes Army Corps' Drilling RuleTexas' oil and gas regulator has challenged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' authority to ban hydraulic fracturing and limit injection wells near a North Texas dam.
Shell, Saudi Aramco Split Assets, Including Big Texas RefineryRoyal Dutch Shell PLC and Saudi Arabian Oil Co. will split up the assets of their joint U.S. venture, which will see the kingdom's state-owned producer take full ownership of America's biggest oil refinery.
New Study Looks At Fracking & Groundwater ContaminationA new study suggests hydraulic fracturing, or fracking may not directly cause groundwater contamination at some oil and gas well sites.
Texas' Fast-Paced Growth Hasn't Reduced InequalityThe oil and gas boom has propelled revenue growth in Texas to nearly twice the national average. Yet, a new report shows income inequality is putting a brake on the pace of expansion.