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 hiccups in supply are due to political chaos, like Venezuela. If U.S. fracking steps up […]
"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.
Cause and effect can be difficult to prove, but here are a series of studies showing the potential connection between fracking and health risks.
The agency approved chemicals that carry risks including tumors and poisoning of the lungs.
Oil drilling and fracking are back in America — that’s the storyline out of the big annual oil industry confab in Houston this week. Crude oil prices have recovered from a two-year bust. The rigs are getting back to work. But a new location is the talk of the day. No, not Alberta, Canada, or […]