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Earth moving equipment and natural gas containers are viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UTA Study Finds Contaminants In Ground Water Near Gas Wells

High levels of contaminants, including arsenic are present, according to a University of Texas at Arlington study, in private water wells near gas operations.

08/05/2013

Compnay banner during an ExxonMobil annual shareholder meeting. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Exxon Mobil’s Q2 Profit Plunges 57 Percent

Exxon Mobil says net income fell 57 percent in the second quarter on weaker refining results, lower production and minus a big gain in the year-ago quarter.

08/01/2013

Compnay banner during an ExxonMobil annual shareholder meeting. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Exxon Holders To Vote On Gay Discrimination Ban

Exxon Mobil shareholders are voting on measures to explicitly ban discrimination against gays and to reduce production of greenhouse gas emissions.

05/29/2013

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Crude Oil Railroad Shipments Triple In 2012

The amount of crude oil U.S. freight railroads hauled last year more than tripled as shale oil production surged in North Dakota and other locations.

02/21/2013

Compnay banner during an ExxonMobil annual shareholder meeting. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Refining Margins Boost 4Q Profit At Exxon Mobil

Exxon says fourth-quarter earnings rose 6 percent to $9.95 billion with help from higher profit margins in its refining business.

02/01/2013

Coast Guard Attempts Burning Off Oil Leaking From Sunken Rig

Feds, Transocean Reach $1.4B Deal Over Gulf Spill

The Justice Department has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with Transocean Ltd., the owner of the drilling rig that sank after an explosion killed 11 workers and spawned the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

01/03/2013

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

Exxon: US Energy Revival Has Staying Power

Exxon says the energy renaissance in the U.S. has staying power and predicts that North America will become a net exporter of oil and gas by the middle of the next decade.

12/11/2012

In this photo illustration a man refuels his car at a gas station. (credit: Getty Images/Miguel Villagran)

Retail Gasoline Prices In Texas Slip 2 Cents

Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped 2 cents this week to settle at $3.14 per gallon.

12/06/2012

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

Fracking Will Help North Texas Lead The Way In American Oil Boom

Local experts say in just a few short years, the United States will produce more oil than Saudi Arabia. But, some of the technological advances that boost production are often controversial in our communities– for example: fracking.

CBS 11–11/14/2012

In this photo illustration a man refuels his car at a gas station. (credit: Getty Images/Miguel Villagran)

Texas Retail Gasoline Prices Tumble 12 Cents

Retail gasoline prices have taken a tumble this week across Texas.

10/25/2012

A pipeline carries oil near Beaumont, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers via Getty Images)

Texas Landowners Take Stand Against Big Oil

Oil has lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across Texas, a symbiosis nurtured for generations and built on an honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted.

10/17/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

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