Chickasha to hold mineral lease auction
The Chickasha City Council voted Monday to hold a public auction to lease more mineral rights around Lake Chickasha on Oct. 21.
Fracking may emit less methane than previous estimates
Fracked natural gas wells leak much less methane — a potent climate change-driving greenhouse gas — at certain points during the production process than previous studies and the Environmental Protection Agency have estimated, according to a University of Texas study released Monday.
SCOOP draws new business to town
The South Central Oklahoma Oil Province has gained the attention of another business. Energy and Environmental Services (EES) will open an office near the Canadian Valley Technology Center in Chickasha the old Aero Building.
Best Well Services adds more jobs in Grady energy
The energy sector in Chickasha has grown again.
Fracking won't affect city's water supply
Hydraulic fracturing combined with mass draught has spelled disaster for many communities across the southwest, but Chickasha will not be among them.
Fracking In Spotlight in Texas as Ample Oil, No Water
Beverly McGuire saw the warning signs before the town well went dry: sand in the toilet bowl, the sputter of air in the tap, a pump working overtime to no effect. But it still did not prepare her for the night last month when she turned on the tap and discovered the tiny town where she had made her home for 35 years was out of water.
Study: Distant quakes trigger temblors in oil patch
Wells filled with waste injection fluids at oil and gas fields across the United States are at risk of small earthquakes triggered by larger temblors across the globe, according to a new study published Thursday.
Let’s keep learning about fracking
A recent Department of Energy study is a good lesson for all concerned about drilling technology and its environmental impact.
Some say industry arrogance fueled fracking anger
The boom in oil and gas fracking has led to jobs, billions in royalties and profits, and even some environmental gains.
Fracking critics unhappy with Obama climate speech
President Barack Obama's speech this week on climate change forcefully rejected some key arguments made by opponents of natural gas fracking, upsetting some environmental groups that otherwise back his climate goals.
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