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Fort Worth Enforcing Seismic Readers Popping Up In Town

Fort Worth is enforcing new rules for operators hunting down natural gas deposits in the city.

07/22/2011

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Oil Giant ConocoPhillips To Split Into 2 Companies

Houston-based ConocoPhillips, the nation’s third-largest oil company, said Thursday that it will split itself into two separate publicly traded companies and its CEO and Chairman Jim Mulva plans to retire.

07/14/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Ponder Neighborhood Not Welcoming Gas Drilling

Residents in Ponder have a new neighbor. Devon Energy has set up a gas drilling site just 400 feet from the neighborhood’s fences.

06/13/2011

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

Report: Texas Not Protecting Residents From Gas Drilling Dangers

A scathing new report accuses Texas of not protecting its residents from possible dangers of gas drilling.

04/14/2011

A man reaches for the gas pump. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Pain At The Pump’ Means Higher Prices For Many Services

Just in the last week, gas prices in North Texas jumped 12 cents. A gallon of regular unleaded now costs an average of $3.79. But consumers and businesses aren’t feeling the impact at just the pump alone.

04/14/2011

A woman fills the tank of her car with gasoline. (credit: Getty images/Mark Renders)

Pain At The Pump Extends To Gas Station Owners

It pains John Benda of Fuel City Wash on Riverfront Blvd. to constantly have to raise his prices.

04/12/2011

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Texas Could Become First To Disclose Fracking Fluids

A legislative committee is considering a bill that would make Texas the first state to demand gas drillers make public the chemicals they use to shatter and permeate thick rock formations.

03/28/2011

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