State agency says XTO took too much water from small lake

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

WFAA.com report: The state environmental agency has issued a citation to XTO Energy, saying the Fort Worth-based company improperly drew more than 1 million gallons of water from a Dalworthington Gardens lake to use in fracking operations.

Arlington approves gas royalty settlement with Chesapeake

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

City Council agrees to settle for $700,000, less than the originally projected $1 million.

Arlington has reached tentative deal with Chesapeake on royalties

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The city contended Chesapeake improperly calculated its royalties by deducting post-production costs and sales to affiliates.

State agency OKs new rules for injection wells

| |Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Proposal before the Texas Railroad Commission requires drillers to provide additional information before sinking injection wells in areas where there have been earthquakes.

Pioneer Natural Resources sells Barnett Shale holdings

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

The Irving-based company will concentrate its efforts in the Permian Basin, where it is one of the most active drillers in the Spraberry/Wolfcamp field.

Appeals court sides with Chesapeake on royalties

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

While not binding on state judges, the decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may make it tough for other landowners, including the city of Fort Worth, to win a court fight with Chesapeake.



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