The technologies and drilling techniques pioneered by George Mitchell have revolutionized the US energy mix and natural gas industry. Just a few years ago, analysts expected US gas reserves to be depleted within three decades ...

today, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have transformed the country into a gas giant, driving down domestic prices for the commodity...

All of the information on the BSEEC web site is drawn from and authored by the most qualified experts in a particular field. In the case of air quality, the information on this web site has been contributed by a world renowned and

highly respected toxicologist, Dr. Janet Kester. The terminology used in...

A capacity crowd of about 600 gathered at the downtown Hilton Fort Worth hotel Thursday night, and dozens of speakers voiced either grave concerns about -- or enthusiastic support for -- the increasingly controversial hydraulic fracturing process . . . that has made possible drilling booms such as the Barnett Shale play in North Texas, the...

Stronger federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing, a technique routinely employed in drilling Barnett Shale natural gas wells, is needed "to truly protect the public health and environment," the Sierra Club and two groups active in North Texas said in a teleconference Wednesday, the...

If a natural gas well emits harmful pollutants in Southlake, the city will have the data to show it, the Star-Telegram reports.

The state's environmental agency investigated in March at least three complaints of odors emanating from natural gas facilities at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and Grapevine, the Star-Telegram reports.

The size of a giant blimp compared to a tiny balloon—that's the difference between the comparison value (AMCV) for short-term exposure to benzene (180 ppb) and the highest observed benzene level in June at an air monitoring station in Dish, Texas (.73 ppb).

It is only appropriate to compare these one-hour values from...

General Motors unleashes this fall a new line of fleet vans that run on the cleaner-burning fuel that has been called the crown jewel of the oil and gas industry: natural gas.

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, ...

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.

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.

"Gasland" Claim: Natural gas extraction is exempt from federal regulations.
Fact: The process is subject to a host of...

 TCEQ says benezene levels in Fort Worth pose no immediate health risk. Read more.

The movie Haynesville showing in Weatherford Friday.

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