House And Senate Hearings Investigating ERCOT Power Outages Set To Get Underway In AustinToday state lawmakers will begin their investigation into the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the massive power failure that left millions of Texans in the dark and without heat.
State Doesn't Have $165 Million To Plug Abandoned WellsThe bust in the energy industry has left Texas with nearly 10,000 abandoned wells that need plugging and the Railroad Commission doesn't have the money to do it.
Texas Geologist: Can't Tie Water Contamination To Gas Drilling The amount of explosive gas tainting a North Texas neighborhood's water supply has increased in recent years, but the state's oil and gas regulator says it can't link the methane to drilling activity nearby,
Dallas Officials Decide Not To Enter Atmos Rate Hike FightBucking the trend of other North Texas cities, on Wednesday the Dallas City Council agreed to a rate hike with Atmos Energy -- the natural gas supplier. It would boost the average residential bill by $2.08 a month, businesses by roughly $6.
Christian, Sitton To Railroad Commission RunoffOil and gas technology executive Ryan Sitton and former state Rep. Wayne Christian are headed to a GOP runoff for an open seat on the Texas Railroad Commission.
Earthquake Hits Eagle Mountain Lake AreaA 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Eagle Mountain area at 2:55 p.m. on Jan. 11.
Earthquakes Lead Texas Agency To Hire SeismologistA key Texas agency announced Tuesday it is hiring a seismologist, part of an effort to tackle a sudden increase in earthquakes in areas with significant oil and gas drilling activities.
Home Owner "Didn't Notice Anything" Before ExplosionA Fort Worth woman is thankful to be alive, but still clueless about what caused her home to be blown to bits.
North Texans Wondering About Cause Of Recent QuakesAround the small town of Azle all the talk on Wednesday centered around the recent earthquakes. Eleven earthquakes have now rattled Parker County -- and that's just in the last 15 days.
Railroad Commission's Name Could ChangeThe Texas Senate is reviewing the Railroad Commission on Tuesday, and will consider a name change for the agency that now has very little to do with railroads.