Analysts have raised questions about the limits of shale oil wells in the United States.
Natural gas companies are struggling, in large part because the prices they’re selling at are so low.
The market for McCulloch County sand has been drying up.
The Permian Basin is now far from the preserve of the independent producer.
A combinations of dense traffic and time-pressed truckers has led to a spike in fatal crashes.
Drilling company contends with protests as minor earthquakes trigger delays.
Author of "Saudi America," Bethany McLean tells us about why the key ingredient in fracking is capital, not chemicals.
About a decade ago, some in this country saw fracking as the solution to decades of economic decline. But others were determined to stop it.
With the world’s major economies chugging along, people are using more oil. That means more demand for crude, just as some places that supply it are cutting back. Some production cuts are intentional — like Saudi Arabia’s — but other…
"The public has a right to know": Fracking companies don't have to disclose chemicals linked to health concerns
With drilling and fracking, the ingredients that make up the chemicals used to obtain oil and gas are legally allowed to be kept confidential.