The United States’ oil and gas export boom has been a decade in the making. All along the Texas coast, communities are fighting back against the industry’s expansion.
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The Earthworks report is also the first analysis to identify what could constitute widespread illegal flaring in Texas oil fields.
After 20 years, the state’s most lucrative corporate welfare program comes to an end.
The Permian Basin is ground zero for a billion-dollar surge of zombie oil wells.
Budget cuts and long term disinvestment in local environmental agencies have hobbled the states’ ability to oversee fracking.
One Texas oil and gas company left the state responsible for almost $10 million after its 2019 bankruptcy.
Groping. Catcalling. Crude texts. We spoke to women in the oil industry who say they faced sexual harassment and were punished for speaking out.
An environmental watchdog submitted evidence of dozens of violations, but the state’s environmental agency rarely followed up.
The Permian Basin’s shale revolution is over and renewable energy is surging. What does that mean for Texas’ future?
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.