A look at the state of the West Texas sinkholes.
Every month, the customers of the state’s smallest energy transmission utility open their bills—and can’t believe what they see.
How Aubrey McClendon, “America’s most reckless billionaire,” left some Houston energy firms holding the tab.
Katharine Hayhoe has made it her life’s mission to proclaim the truth about climate change. Can she get the skeptics to listen?
It sounds like a sweet deal, but it doesn't make sense for the Bayou City.
Setting the energy bar in Houston.
For a few months every year, life in West Texas is defined by the wind.
As the price of crude keeps plunging and the oil and gas layoffs mount, more and more bad news is coming from Houston’s residential real estate market, even as some developers are building or planning still more luxury condo projects.
Don’t be fooled by claims of economic diversification—the city still runs on oil.
Let’s not overreact, but let’s not underreact either.
As the oil industry tries to make inroads in far West Texas, it’s learning that Alpine is no Midland.
The Texas Supreme Court Rules That a Fracking Company’s Defamation Suit Against a Guy Who Claims His Tap Water Is on Fire Can Proceed
If a natural gas company builds a fracking well a half a mile from your house, and then the water coming out of your hose catches fire, you might want to keep it to yourself.
A funny thing happened on the way to the San Angelo fracking sand transloading facility.
Georgetown Is the First City in Texas to Be Powered Entirely by Renewable Energy—But Not for the Reasons You’d Think
The conservative interim city manager just made Georgetown one of the first cities in the U.S. to be entirely renewable. The reasons why he did it are reasons even Ted Cruz could get behind.
Growing up in the Permian Basin, I thought I had a sense of what it was like working the oilfields. Turns out I didn’t know a damn thing.
Plummeting prices. Industry layoffs. Panicked mergers. Are we about to experience the eighties all over again?
Margaret Brown’s new documentary, The Great Invisible, delves into the human suffering experienced in the wake of the BP oil spill.
Oil Field Worker in Odessa Looking For Homeless Lady For Indentured Servitude and “Bedroom Fun” on Craigslist
No idea what could possibly go wrong here.
Denton's fracking ban is facing constitutional challenges, but other parts of the state are keen to enforce laws of their own against fracking.
Valley residents will still have to drive to Houston or Austin for their affordably-priced Swedish furniture, but the home decor company is investing big in energy in the windy part of the state.
Bunker Hunt, RIP.
Basically, Willie's talents as a songwriter are inversely proportionate to his skill at managing his finances.
Both cities would love to be the home of what will be one of the larger new factories in the U.S.
You know that fracking boom? Now it’s putting Texas at the front of a new energy race: exporting natural gas to the rest of the world.
Energy reporter Russell Gold gives us a reason to give a frak about fracking.
The highly influential conservative non-profit expects us to drop to number fourteen in the rankings in the future.
Rex Tillerson joined a lawsuit to prevent the construction of a fracking-related project near his ranch in Denton. The irony here is rich.
After the earthquakes in the Barnett Shale, some small-town citizens underwent a surprising transformation.
Was deregulating the Texas electricity markets a colossal mistake?
We asked three experts in the oil field to come together to discuss that very question and to debate whether this latest boom will treat Texas, and the nation, any better than the last two.
George Mitchell didn’t set out to launch one of the biggest oil and gas rushes in world history—he just wanted to coax some more gas out of an old well near Fort Worth.
The Tall City gets taller.
A son of the oil patch chases the new boom in South Texas.
One expert explains how the BP spill could be Texas’s greatest boon.
“I haven’t thought about the bust or what I’ll do then. I live one day at a time. I’ll go with it as long as I can.”
Can Texas’s oil and natural gas boom keep going forever?
The Lone Star state constructed over 36 million square feet of energy-efficient space last year.
Representative Drew Darby wants fuel-efficient vehicles, which naturally incur lower gas taxes, to be charged increased registration fees.
According to a new report ranking the ten worst mercury-emitting coal plants in the US.
The new dump for low-level radioactive waste in west Texas will help relieve an overburdened site in Utah, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.
Residents in the more upscale half of the Permian Basin make more money per capita than people in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, and Houston.
Startling images of the 140-vehicle pileup on Interstate 10 west of Beaumont on Thanksgiving Day.
Taxpayers, who footed a large chunk of the bill for the new $1.2 billion Cowboys Stadium, got a raw deal, according to a new story in Bloomberg Businessweek.
During his trips to Houston and Midland on Tuesday, Republican candidate Mitt Romney took time out to praise former first lady Barbara Bush and talk oil and gas.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.
The new $8 billion project will be fed in part with natural gas from the South Texas and Eagle Ford Shale fields.
Mueller, a master-planned community in Austin, has the highest concentration of electric vehicles in the country as part of a pilot project focusing on clean energy.
TransCanada announced that construction of the Texas-Oklahoma segment of its pipeline will begin shortly—immediately prompting a backlash from environmentalists and conservative landowners alike.
Energy usage for the month of June broke records for two days in a row, as ERCOT and the Public Utilities Commission scramble to prevent rolling blackouts.