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.
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.
Oil-Gas Group: Tougher Drilling Rules Could Cost BillionsAn oil and gas advocacy group warned that Colorado taxpayers could face billions of dollars in compensation claims if voters approve tough new restrictions on where wells can be drilled.
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.
U.S. Oil Expected To Meet Most Of World's Growth In DemandA global energy watchdog says booming production in the United States will meet 80 percent global growth in demand for oil over the next five years.
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.
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.
Oil Slump Socks Texas Budget, Making Spending Cuts LikelyA prolonged oil slump is leaving Texas with a grim spending forecast, and one top Republican lawmaker says budget cuts are now certain.
Shell, Saudi Aramco Split Assets, Including Big Texas RefineryRoyal Dutch Shell PLC and Saudi Arabian Oil Co. will split up the assets of their joint U.S. venture, which will see the kingdom's state-owned producer take full ownership of America's biggest oil refinery.
Texas Nixes Voter-Approved Denton Fracking BanThe City of Denton issued a statement Friday saying it can no longer enforce the fracking ban voters approved seven months ago, citing new state law that limits their power and voids the ban.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
Federal Study: Less Shake From Artificial EarthquakesMan-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude.
Is North Texas Gas Well Putting Cancer-Causing Chemicals In The Air?One side calls it "bad air." The other calls it bad science. An energy company is responding to a claim that one of its Denton County gas wells could be putting cancer-causing chemicals into the air.
Coast Guard: Gulf Rig Fire Sends 4 To HospitalsCoast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico.
Cornyn Tries To Keep Lizard Off Endangered ListRepublican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas is trying to block the proposed listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered species.