Massive pollution incidents have ballooned in Texas, with an almost total lack of enforcement in response.
With Storage Space Evaporating, the Oil and Gas Industry Will Get to Put Its Products Back Underground
The Railroad Commission has rolled back rules that once prohibited producers from storing liquid hydrocarbons in geological formations across the state, despite risks to aquifers.
The oil and gas sector was already having problems, but the fear and uncertainty around a global pandemic could end the Texas energy boom.
As oil prices plummet, the petroleum industry’s benefits and drawbacks for small towns are on full display.
Joe Barton Resurfaces with a Blueprint for How to Bail Out the Oil Industry and Worsen Climate Change
As the former Texas congressman prepares to get into the lobbying game, the climate-change denier reflects on how he worked with industry to unleash a runaway drilling boom in the Permian Basin.
Where the Texas Gulf Coast meets Mexico, a trio of fossil fuel companies is planning an industrial complex the likes of which Texas’ Rio Grande Valley has never seen.
In Superpower, author Russell Gold tells the story of a Houston businessman’s ambitious plan to transform the electric grid.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s latest PR blitz is the kind of thing you’d expect to see from a seedy advocacy group, not a would-be policy braintrust.
The Obama-era regulation is meant to curb leaks of methane, which is about 30 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
In the heart of the West Texas oil patch, a new fracking frenzy is putting a strain on groundwater.