| Aug 8, 2013
After The Gusher: Mark Papa transformed an Enron cast-off into one of America’s great oil companies. What he says about the fracking boom will surprise you.
When it comes to energy’s fracking revolution, few men have contributed more–...
| Dec 16, 2007
Q: Does Texas Instruments Inc. stock have potential? -- C.M., via the Internet
A: The decision of major customers Nokia Corp. and Ericsson LM to work with additional suppliers has been a disappointment for the world's largest maker of cell phone chips....
| Oct 15, 2009
Chesapeake Energy said after reviewing a dozen options it still has plans to run a natural gas pipeline through an east Fort Worth neighborhood. The pipeline will connect two separate gas wells near I-30 in east Fort Worth. "The Carter Avenue route is the...
| Oct 20, 2009
Paul Lafrance has heard the rumors of a Wal-Mart and other businesses in a redevelopment coming along East Riverside near his Doc's Auto Insurance before.
He waited years for the redevelopment to come.
"I've been counting down the days," he said.
| Nov 4, 2009
A 30-acre piece of land near Grapevine Mills Mall is the third and latest spot the Grapevine City Council has approved allowing Chesapeake Energy to put gas wells on. The possibility of drilling across the street doesn't bother resident Robby Huddleston...
| Jul 7, 2009
Nearly 500 dogs were seized from a Bowie kennel this morning and taken to a temporary shelter in Fort Worth, authorities said.
The dogs -- 496 in all -- were seized by the Montague County Sheriff's Department and the Humane Society early Tuesday...
| May 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Lawsuits brought by government and private parties to address damage done to the environment became a necessary fact of life in this country long ago. In a perfect world, perhaps nobody would pollute — or at least those who did would immediately and...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Many area land owners who signed mineral rights leases over the last year believe they are victims of fraud and now they want answers.
After months of growing frustrations, many in Charlevoix and Emmet counties are preparing to file lawsuits against...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:48 AM
An attorney representing one of the major gas companies accused of backing out of mineral rights leases in Northern Michigan, said civil lawsuits against the company are without legal merit.
Steve Barney of the Petoskey law firm, Plunkett Cooney,...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Between the buttes and rolling terrain of the Gypsum Hills in south-central Kansas, a massive drilling rig grinds deep into the earth, seeking to reach the oil-rich Mississippian Lime formation buried some 5,000 feet deep. Just beyond the rig, Robert...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:14 AM
It's difficult to build an NBA arena that stands out from the pack.
In sharp contrast to the sport of baseball — which enables architects to create quirky outfield dimensions and venues that sometimes employ retractable roofs — basketball...