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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.

Air & Water Quality

TCEQ Summary of Air Quality Monitoring and Q&A with Representative Lon Burnam

Summary of TCEQ Actions relating to the Barnett Shale

Since 2002, gas producing activity in the Barnett Shale area has experienced significant growth. For several years the TCEQ has pursued improving data regarding emissions from the sources associated with oil and gas production.

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Natural Gas

Energy Independence: The Plan

Oil trading legend T. Boone Pickens thinks we can cut by half the amount of oil we import from the Middle East in seven years and he has spent $62 million of his own money to do it.

 

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Natural Gas

America’s Natural Gas Revolution

The biggest energy innovation of the decade is natural gas—more specifically what is called "unconventional" natural gas. Some call it a revolution. Yet the natural gas revolution has unfolded with no great fanfare, no grand opening ceremony, no ribbon cutting. It just crept up. Read more.

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Air & Water Quality

TCEQ Evaluation of Wolf Eagle Study for DISH, Texas

Summary

  • The highest potential 1-hour maximum benzene concentration is below the health effects level observed in short-term animal and human studies; however, it is possible that adverse health effects could occur from exposure to this concentration. It was not possible to determine if residents were exposed to this concentration of benzene based on the information provided.
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Metroplex Natural Gas Vehicle Consortium formed to encourage fleet conversions in North Texas

A number of companies and nonprofit groups have come together to form the Metroplex Natural Gas Vehicle Consortium. The new group aims to develop new transportation markets for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and a fueling infrastructure in the North Texas region.

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Air & Water Quality

Wolf Eagle Report

The report that was recently issued by Wolf Eagle Environmental Engineers and Consultants LLC (“Wolf Eagle”) has generated a good deal of public attention. The member companies of the Texas Pipeline Association are committed to ensuring that their operations are conducted in a manner that protected the public and complies with state and federals laws. Accordingly, we take seriously the issues raised in the Wolf Eagle report.

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Air & Water Quality

TCEQ Summary of Air Quality Monitoring and Q&A with Representative Lon Burnam

Summary of Mobile Monitoring Activities relating to the Barnett Shale
Revised 10/23/09

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Natural Gas

New Group Supports Natural-Gas Vehicles

Several companies and nonprofits have formed a new group to support the conversion of cars and trucks to using natural gas.

In addition, the Metroplex Natural Gas Vehicle Consortium is out to help “fleet operators” — meaning any organization that has a fleet of cars or trucks — find ways to secure natural-gas fueling stations for their vehicles. Read more.

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Natural Gas Vehicles Would Cut Oil Imports

There are about 6.5 million heavy trucks on America's highways. Upgrading just 350,000 of them would reduce our oil imports by nearly 5 percent. Five percent of that would have kept over $1.2 billion recycling through the U.S. economy instead of the economies of countries like Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Angola and Nigeria, which are among the seven largest exporters of oil to the U.S.Read more

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Wolf Eagle Revised Lab Test Report & Methane Map

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