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New Tests Find More Methane In North Texas Water

The Texas agency that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry says it’s opened a new investigation of allegations that methane is contaminating North Texas water.

01/17/2014

A quality control technician for Halliburton Energy Services Company, checks the levels of chemicals that are used in completing  a natural gas well.

EPA Backs Down From Fracking Contamination Order

Range Resources was accused of contaminating water with benzene, methane and other toxic gases through a drilling method called hydraulic fracturing.

03/30/2012

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

Gas Companies Caught Using Military Tactics To Overcome Drilling Concerns

The battle over gas drilling is now being compared to elements of an actual battlefield. Energy industry officials were caught on tape at a conference in Houston using military terms to describe their opposition. One company says it uses ex-military psychological operations experts in its community plans.

11/11/2011

A quality control technician for Halliburton Energy Services Company, checks the levels of chemicals that are used in completing  a natural gas well.

Parker County Residents Nervous Over EPA Findings

Laura Kinney has often worried about the gas drilling just a few hundred yards from her Parker County water well.

CBSDFW.COM–12/08/2010

A quality control technician for Halliburton Energy Services Company, checks the levels of chemicals that are used in completing  a natural gas well.

EPA: Gas Drilling Site Contaminated Drinking Water

The EPA ordered a Fort Worth natural gas company Tuesday to supply homeowners near a Parker County drilling site with gas monitors and drinking water after an investigation found high levels of methane in the residents’ tap water.

CBSDFW.COM–12/07/2010