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.
Explores the safest method of transporting natural gas, keeping it safe, Read More.
So the Gulf spill has you ready to quit oil and gas cold turkey, the Star Telegram reports.
The war between Texas and the EPA escalated on dual fronts on Friday. Read more.
Ford motor company said Friday that Verizon will buy 501 vans outfitted with engines that burn compressed natural gas. Read more.
GasLand, set to debut this month on HBO, is an anti-drilling piece in the style of Michael Moore. Read more.
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...
City officials are preparing to start testing for air pollution around natural gas sites.
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....
For years the University of Texas at Austin had its Permian Basin. Now UT-Arlington has its Barnett Shale. Read more
Mayors ask federal government to boost its support for natural gas vehicles says the New York Times