Fracking – EPA Study – No Widespread Impact

Landmark EPA Study Shows Fracking Has No Widespread Impact on Drinking Water
The prevailing argument against hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has recently been blown out of the water by the EPA after a nearly four-year study, […]

Congress Considering Lifting Oil Export Ban

Congress Considering Lifting Oil Export Ban
A couple of weeks ago, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved legislation, The Offshore Production and Energizing National Security Act (OPENS Act), which would lift the oil exports ban […]

Natural Gas Takes the Lead Over Coal in Electricity Generation

Natural Gas Takes the Lead Over Coal in Electricity Generation
For the first time in history, natural gas has surpassed coal as the primary source of electric power generation in the United States. According to the research […]

Austin Chalk Getting Another Look

Article by: By Louise S. Durham

Remember the Austin Chalk horizontal drilling boom that revved up in the late 1980s?

Coming on the heels of one of the industry’s most painful downturns, the play quickly morphed into […]