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The Fracking Fallacy

by Emil Morhardt

The December 4, 2014 issue of the scientific journal Nature takes the position that the current abundance of natural gas in the US derived from horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing may be a much shorter-term phenomenon than most analysts have thought. 359 more words

Emil Morhardt

More on Chesapeake

BY MAX B. BAKER
maxbaker@star-telegram.com

FORT WORTH — Chesapeake Energy may face a class-action lawsuit that claims it has cheated North Texas landowners of at least $100 million by pumping gas from properties that had gone through foreclosure, invalidating the oil and gas leases. 743 more words

Barnett Shale

Texas lawmaker to push bill on foreclosed gas leases | Business | Star-Telegram.com

Texas lawmaker to push bill on foreclosed gas leases | Business | Star-Telegram.com.

BY MAX B. BAKER

maxbaker@star-telegram.com

FORT WORTH — A state lawmaker plans to reintroduce a bill in next year’s legislative session designed to protect oil and gas drillers with invalidated leases snarled in foreclosure. 789 more words

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