History records July 11, 2008 as the date on which the price for a barrel of oil peaked at an all-time high of $147.27, but at the time, no one knew quite how high it would ultimately go. What we did know was this: The American people were angry, had plenty of questions, and wanted real, straightforward answers.

TCU Energy Institute receives a 2010 Honda Civic GX  the Frogmobile  that is solely powered by natural gas.

Since its release on July 12, 2010, several questions have been asked about the “Ambient Air Quality Study."

1) How much did the study cost? Where did the funding come from?

The study cost approximately $350,000 and it was paid for by the members of the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council, comprised of energy producers, pipeline companies and related energy vendors not only...

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, ...