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North Texas City Rejects Partial Fracking Ban

DENTON, Texas (AP) — The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid early Wednesday that would have made it the first city in the state to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community. 230 more words

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What the FRACK: A question of precarity

Take Our PollDenton, Texas: home to the University of North Texas, 123,099+ citizens, and approximately 280 active production wells. If you aren’t familiar with this town, you will be. 1,512 more words

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Major investment firms form new Barnett Shale giant

Investment firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. NYSE: KKR and Riverstone Holdings LLC are merging oil and gas assets to form Trinity River Energy, a new Fort Worth-based company that will become one of the largest operators in the Barnett Shale.Trinity River will have Barnett Shale wells capable of producing up to 258 million cubic feet per day of natural gas. 84 more words

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U.S. fracking giant goes to China

Start-of-the-art American fracking technology is coming to China’s vast shale deposits as a result of a joint venture between FTS International and Sinopec announced on Tuesday. 1,244 more words

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