Energy reporter Russell Gold gives us a reason to give a frak about fracking.
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.
A son of the oil patch chases the new boom in South Texas.
Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have given us a natural gas boom—and a whole lot of questions.
As hydraulic fracturing (a.k.a. fracking) has unlocked untold reserves of natural gas, it has also unleashed a wave of concerns about pollution and, for one family in the Barnett Shale, a long nightmare.