Burning excess natural gas can be less costly than figuring out a way to use it, but the practice spurs climate change and hurts air quality.
Low crude oil prices have already achieved what regulators were seeking: to cut state production.
Midland, Texas, is ground zero for oil and gas production in the U.S., and much of the local economy, in some way or another, is tied to the industry. When West Texas Intermediate went negative for the first time ever on Monday, everybody in Midland felt it — on top of the coronavirus. This morning […]
The Permian Basin region, anchored by the towns of Midland and Odessa, has survived past shakeouts, but some think this could resemble the crash of the 1980s.