Chesapeake Energy To Boost Drilling Budget, Rig CountChesapeake Energy Corp. has announced plans to increase its drilling budget and rig count in 2017, saying that confidence is growing in the hard-hit energy market.
Idaho Homeowners Fight Texas Company Over Natural Gas WellA group of southwestern Idaho homeowners who say their mineral rights are being taken away is fighting a Texas company that is asking Idaho officials to settle the matter so a natural gas well can be drilled.
Perry Would Bring Oil Industry Ties To Energy Department Former Gov. Rick Perry has close ties to the Texas oil industry. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Energy secretary also has roles in two companies pushing for the proposed 1,200-mile crude oil pipeline that has stoked mass protests in North Dakota.
Vast Field Of Recoverable Oil, Natural Gas Found In TexasThe U.S. Geological Survey says it has discovered in West Texas one of the largest reserves of recoverable oil in the agency's history.
GE, Baker Hughes Create Powerful New Player In Energy SectorGeneral Electric and Texas-based Baker Hughes are combining their oil and gas businesses to create a powerful player in an energy sector buffeted by years of weak prices.
Exxon Mobil Tops 3Q Profit Forecasts, Earns $2.65BExxon Mobil Corp. has reported third-quarter earnings of $2.65 billion. The Irving-based company said Friday that it had profit of 63 cents per share.
Another Day, Another Report Of Gas Smell At South Oak Cliff H.S.The search is on for whatever is creating the smell of natural gas at a Dallas high school. Students at South Oak Cliff High said they smelled gas Tuesday, and Atmos Energy is back at the campus today.
Dallas Apartment Fire Raises Gas Concerns For ResidentsA fire at a Dallas apartment complex left residents concerned over gas problems.
Range Resources Buys Memorial Resource For $3.3 BillionFort Worth based Range Resources will buy rival natural gas producer Memorial Resource Development for about $3.3 billion to expand its range in the East and in the Gulf.
Hard Times In The Texas Oil Patch As Bust Takes HoldThe drumbeat of low crude oil prices has taken hold in the oil and gas industry, from South Texas to Wall Street.
Natural Gas Outage Continues For Dozens In Lake Dallas“We’re suffering,” said resident Roberta Richardson. “We’re not able to cook for our children. We’re not able to bathe our children with warm water, and we have no heat in our homes.”
New Details On Cause Of Waxahachie Home ExplosionAfter the line was cut, natural gas flowed into a sewer pipe that went into the home.
Natural Gas Tops Coal As U.S. Electricity SourceNatural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this year, a milestone that has been in the making for years.
Gov. Abbott Signs Law Banning Cities From Fracking, Drilling BansGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a prohibition on cities and towns imposing local ordinances preventing fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.