Attorneys for the Murray family contend in lawsuits that wells drilled and operated by Houston-based EOG Resources and Southlake’s Fairway Resources “are the only possible sources of the contamination” that caused a water well to explode, injuring family members.
Nearly two years after a rash of earthquakes rattled the sensibilities of North Texas residents and state lawmakers, a meticulously designed network of seismographs is being rolled out to determine if the tremors are occurring naturally or can be linked to oil and gas industry production.
Devon Energy argues that a Dallas federal judge ignored state law when he allowed a class-action lawsuit to go forward accusing it of using sham transactions to underpay tens of millions of dollars in royalties.
The founder of the North Texas oil and gas corporation is accused of spending millions on private jets, lavish meals, strip clubs and more over the past five years, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.
Hillary Clinton’s promise during a debate Sunday to aggressively regulate fracking deepens the divide between Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on oil and gas development and signifies her continued shift to the left on environmental issues.