During His Visit This Week President Trump Will Seek Out Loyal Donors In West Texas Fracking FieldsPresident Donald Trump's visit to a fracking hub on the West Texas plains comes during the state’s fierce coronavirus outbreak and a global oil and gas glut.
Oil & Gas Fracking Giant Chesapeake Energy Files For Bankruptcy ProtectionChesapeake Energy, a global energy powerhouse known in North Texas for its pioneer drilling in the Barnett Shale, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
No Injuries After Weekend Earthquakes Rattle Parts Of OklahomaA series of earthquakes rattled parts of Oklahoma over the weekend.
Environmental Report Says Texas Oil Boom Increasing Air Pollution LevelsThe death of a 16-year-old boy has heightened scrutiny of the U.S. government's ability to adequately care for the surge in migrant families and children crossing the border.
Oklahoma Earthquake Prompts Shutdown Of Wastewater WellState oil and gas regulators in Oklahoma have ordered the indefinite shutdown of a disposal well after an earthquake struck nearby.
West Virginia University Researcher To Study Fracking EffectA professor has received a $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to look at how airborne particles that result from hydraulic fracturing affect human health.
UTA Researchers Looking To Improve Environmental Impact From FrackingResearchers say they have figured out how to filter and recycle the water from oil fields and reuse it during fracking.
Oklahoma Orders Cut In Water Injection After EarthquakesThe Oklahoma Corporation Commission has directed a wastewater disposal well to reduce its volume of injection after more than a dozen earthquakes rattled parts of the state since Friday.
Trump Administration Rescinding Rules For Oil, Gas DrillingPresident Donald Trump's administration is rescinding proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing and other oil and gas drilling practices on government lands, government officials announced Thursday.
Recent Earthquakes In Central Oklahoma Under InvestigationThe Oklahoma Corporation Commission says its Induced Seismicity Department and the Oklahoma Geological Survey are investigating several earthquakes in the central part of the state.
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.
FBI, IRS Raid Texas State Senator's OfficeFederal agents have raided the office of a Democratic state Senator from San Antonio with close ties to a scandal ridden oil field services company.
Texas Court Throws Out $3 Million Case Against Drilling CompanyA Texas appeals court has reversed a $3 million verdict fracking opponents had hailed as a landmark case against natural gas production.
New EPA Report: Fracking "Can Impact Drinking Water Resources"An EPA report about fracking is reigniting fears over the extraction of oil and gas from rock below the earth.
Residents File Lawsuit Over November Earthquake In OklahomaFive companies are being sued over a magnitude 5.0 earthquake in a central city in Oklahoma.