Fracking

Out of Gas

Jun 22, 2016 By Loren Steffy

How Aubrey McClendon, “America’s most reckless  billionaire,” left some Houston energy firms holding the tab.

On Shaky Ground

Apr 21, 2015 By Dave Mann

So what’s with all those earthquakes in North Texas? Is fracking really to blame? Let us give you a visual.

On the Road Again

Oct 13, 2014 By Donley Watt

I thought being a landman in the Eagle Ford Shale would help replenish my bank account. I quickly got more than I bargained for.

Liquid Assets

May 9, 2014 By Loren Steffy

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.

The Energy Hunter

Oct 21, 2013 By Loren Steffy

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.

That’s Oil, Folks!

Jan 20, 2013 By Skip Hollandsworth

Forget the Outer Continental Shelf. There’s a good old-fashioned boom happening in Midland, thanks to a crafty drilling technique that unlocked the secret reserves of the Permian Basin and revived the late, great West Texas oilman.

Here’s the Drill

Sep 30, 2011 By saulelbein

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.