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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Range Resources Corp. said Wednesday that it will immediately begin voluntarily disclosing the chemical additives it uses in hydraulic fracturing of new natural gas wells in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, where the Fort Worth-based company is a leading producer.

Joel Thomas at CBS 11 reports: Natural gas companies drilling within the Dallas-Fort Worth Area ordered testing of their largest production zones in the region and found no dangerous emissions, according to a study released Wednesday.

Natural gas drilling in Fort Worth and Arlington isn't a major cause of air pollution, according to a study funded by a local industry group, the Star-Telegram reports.

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...

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.