Star Telegram reports that without its natural gas windfall Arlington would have had to put the brakes on commuter service to downtown Fort Worth.

Recognizing the community’s need for more information about natural gas operations and air quality, the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC) commissioned an air quality testing project of natural gas sites in Fort Worth and Arlington says FW Business Press.

See a recent presentation on the air quality study conducted for the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council.

The entire study and lab reports are posted on this website. Ed Ireland, Ph.D., the council's executive director, has been sharing the presentation with civic and business...

Ed Ireland, executive director of the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council, speaks about the Barnett Shale in a video produced by America’s Natural Gas Alliance.

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The Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC) commissioned an ambient air quality study to provide the public with scientifically sound data and fact-based information surrounding air emissions in the Barnett Shale.

TITAN Engineering, Inc. (TITAN), an environmental engineering firm licensed in Texas and registered with the Texas Board of Professional Engineers...

The Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC) today released the results of its air quality testing project which showed there are no harmful levels of benzene and other compounds being emitted from natural gas sites tested in Fort Worth and Arlington City Council District 2.

“As an educational resource, we recognized the community’s need for more information about...

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...

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...

The movie Haynesville showing in Weatherford Friday.

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