In her new book, Bethany McLean explores the unstable financial future of fracking.
How Aubrey McClendon, “America’s most reckless billionaire,” left some Houston energy firms holding the tab.
So what’s with all those earthquakes in North Texas? Is fracking really to blame? Let us give you a visual.
A funny thing happened on the way to the San Angelo fracking sand transloading facility.
Skip Hollandsworth drills into the surprising (and not so surprising) fortunes of Denton’s anti-fracking ballot measure.
Luling’s artful pump jacks.
Energy reporter Russell Gold gives us a reason to give a frak about fracking.
The oil boom is back, so it stands to reason that other affectations of Oil Patch abundance wouldn’t be far behind. Like the “friendly lawsuit.”
Federal officials like to remind the public that the invention of hydraulic fracturing owes a great debt to government funding and support. Houston oilman George P. Mitchell would have disagreed.
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.