• Approximately 1600 Natural Gas Wells
permitted, producing, or applications pending • Monitoring Trip conducted 12/15-17/2009 • 3 Survey Teams • 126 Sites Visited • 8 Canister Samples Collected • 22 Compo
Monitoring Equipment Utilized
• Toxic Vapor Analyzer • GasFindIR (Infrared) Camera • Summa Canister • Mobile Laboratory
Dr. Birnur Guven, Rice University, performed an evaluation of existing ambient monitoring data for the purpose of determining the impacts of Volatile Organic Compound (“VOC”) emissions from oil and gas exploration and production activities in the Barnett Shale on air quality in the Dallas-Fort Worth (“DFW”) region.Read More
A health survey instrument for current and former DISH/Clark, Texas residents was compiled by Wilma Subra of Subra Company on behalf of EARTHWORKS’ Oil and Gas Accountability Project. The health survey instrument was distributed to current and former DISH/Clark residents. The health survey forms were filled out during the months of October and November 2009. The results of the health survey were evaluated by Wilma Subra of Subra Company.
Recently, questions have arisen about air emissions related to Barnett Shale natural gas wells. A private landowner in Westworth Village near Fort Worth, referred to as Deborah's Farmstead, commissioned an air emissions study from Wolf Eagle Environmental Engineers and Consultants. Dish, Texas, a small town north of Dallas, also commissioned a study from Wolf Eagle.Read More
Summary of TCEQ Actions relating to the Barnett Shale
Since 2002, gas producing activity in the Barnett Shale area has experienced significant growth. For several years the TCEQ has pursued improving data regarding emissions from the sources associated with oil and gas production.Read More
The report that was recently issued by Wolf Eagle Environmental Engineers and Consultants LLC (“Wolf Eagle”) has generated a good deal of public attention. The member companies of the Texas Pipeline Association are committed to ensuring that their operations are conducted in a manner that protected the public and complies with state and federals laws. Accordingly, we take seriously the issues raised in the Wolf Eagle report.
Summary of Mobile Monitoring Activities relating to the Barnett Shale
Wolf Eagle Environmental Engineers and Consultants, LLC (“Wolf Eagle”) was retained by Mayor Calvin Tillman and the people of DISH, Texas (“Client”) to perform an Ambient Air Monitoring Analysis study in the Town of DISH. The purpose of the study is to characterize the ambient air quality in the Town of DISH. DISH (previously called Clark) is located in Denton County, Texas and has a population of approximately 200 people.Read More