|Natural gas wells damaged in storm
Two Faulkner County filmmakers are concerned about wind damage done to several Southwestern Energy natural gas wells during last week's storms. They are worried the damaged tanks could harm the environment.
|USGS: No well water contamination from shale gas development
A study that examined the water quality of 127 shallow domestic wells in the Fayetteville Shale natural gas production area of Arkansas found no groundwater contamination associated with gas production, according to a report released today by the U.S. Geological Survey.
|Two ballot initiatives face strong opposition
The man backing an increase to a tax related to natural gas exploration calls those opposing him "un-American". Sheffield Nelson feels attempts to suppress voter signatures sends the wrong message.
|Ross and Griffin oppose raising severance tax on natural gas
Republican Congressman Tim Griffin and Democratic Congressman Mike Ross both said raising the state's severance tax on natural gas will cost Arkansas jobs.
|Natural gas glut means drilling boom must slow
The U.S. natural gas market is bursting at the seams. So much natural gas is being produced that soon there may be nowhere left to put the country's swelling surplus. After years of explosive growth, natural gas producers are retrenching.
|Deputy Energy secretary tours Fayetteville Shale Play
One of the top officials from the Obama administration's energy department is on the ground in Arkansas on Friday. The visit highlights how the Fayetteville Shale play is part of a bigger economic vision for the country.
|Ross, Griffin to speak at energy panel in Conway
Congressmen Mike Ross and Tim Griffin are among the featured speakers at a forum that focuses on energy policy and a proposal to increase the state's severance tax on natural gas.