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The Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC) is a community resource that provides information to the public about gas drilling and production in the Barnett Shale region in North Texas.

Natural Gas

Study says natural gas use likely to double

Natural gas will provide an increasing share of America’s energy needs over the next several decades, doubling its share of the energy market to 40 percent, from 20 percent, according to a report to be released Friday by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The New York Times reports.

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Air & Water Quality

Hear Our Voices: Dr. Charles Groat on Biogenic Methane

Natural gas forms organically beneath the earth over geologic time. In many parts of the country, having this "biogenic methane" percolate to the surface by natural processes is an everyday occurrence.

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Drilling & Fracturing

Debunking Gasland

Is everything featured in the recent movie "Gasland" accurate?

No. In fact, the movie "Gasland" promotes ideas about natural gas drilling that have been found to be false, inaccurate and misleading.

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Barnett Shale

Movie highlights the issues surrounding natural gas drilling

The movie Haynesville showingin Weatherford Friday.

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Natural Gas

Petroleum products are inescapable and permeate daily life.

So the Gulf spill has you ready to quit oil and gas cold turkey, the Star Telegram reports.

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Natural Gas

Energy in Depth posts reviews of "GasLand" documentary

GasLand, set to debut this month on HBO, is an anti-drilling piece in the style of Michael Moore.Read more.

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Natural Gas

Ford Adds Natural Gas Prep Packages to more of their large trucks

Good news, fleet people: Ford is offering you even more. You already know that Ford offers Compressed Natural Gas and Propane conversion preparation packages for a number of its fleet vehicles, but today that number increases by two as Ford adds the F-450 and F-550 Super Duty trucks, says Motor Trends Truck Trends.

The article can be found here.

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Barnett Shale

Barnett Shale Fuels UTA's Gift-Matching Plan

For years the University of Texas at Austin had its Permian Basin. Now UT-Arlington has its Barnett Shale. Read more

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Air & Water Quality

Barnett Shale Group Challenges Benzene Emissions Allegations

Ed Ireland, executive director, Barnett Shale Energy Education Council, confronted rumors about benzene emissions from Barnett Shale wells during a presentation at the 2010 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition on 20 May in Houston, reports Drilling Contractor magazine.

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