Lawmaker to push bill on foreclosed gas leases

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

State Rep. Jim Keffer, R-Eastland, saw his previous bill to address the problems in the Barnett Shale vetoed by Gov. Rick Perry.

Tarrant County College sues Chesapeake over royalty payments

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The college also accuses the company of trespassing on property at its Northeast Campus with one of its drilling rigs.

Chesapeake accused of not paying for gas it produced from invalid leases

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

The leases were void after the properties they were attached to went through foreclosures.

Quicksilver Resources celebrates new discoveries, loan agreement

| |Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Stock sinks even as the Fort Worth producer reports net income of $24 million for the third quarter, more than double last year’s profit.

Energy industry, Texas sue Denton over fracking ban

| |Wednesday, Nov. 05, 2014

Anticipating legal challenges, Denton Mayor Chris Watts said late Tuesday that the city will defend the ban with the “legal remedies” available to it.

Denton voters approve state’s first ban on hydraulic fracturing

| |Wednesday, Nov. 05, 2014

Denton mayor pledges to defend measure that’s expected to draw legal challenges from the industry and the state.

If adopted, Denton fracking ban would face legal tests

| |Saturday, Nov. 01, 2014

Some say a proposed prohibition on hydraulic fracturing violates Texas law, but supporters call it “legally defensible.”

Gas industry pumps big bucks into Denton fracking election

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Denton Taxpayers for a Strong Economy has raised nearly 10 times as much as Pass the Ban has collected.

Texas Railroad Commission adopts tighter rules for disposal wells

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Residents in towns hit by earthquakes called for tighter regulations on the wells.

Mansfield residents want tighter drilling regulations

| |Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Efforts to toughen regulations too much could lead state lawmakers to restrict local control of the industry.



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