Posts Tagged ‘oil’
In quite an extraordinary turn of events, Chevron, the oil giant, has ubpoenaed 600 hours of outtakes from the makers of Crude, a documentary that’s been winning awards right and left for its portrayal of the legal batt...
Gas drilling waste is getting spread all over Texas farmland.
When Tim and Christine Ruggiero bought their dream home on 10 acres in Decatur six years ago, they imagined their daughter riding horses and taking in the clean country air. The last thing they imagined was that all three of th...
A group that the Associated Press has called a “green dream team” of policy experts and scientists has concluded that the future is anything but green for groundwater resources in many parts of our country, thanks t...
John Q. Public
To the editor: If I’m going to join the “revolution” that Gayle Reaves so eloquently described in the opener to your Best of 2009 edition (“Long May We Wave,” Sept. 30, 2009) – a revolution a...
John Q. Public
To the editor: I’ve been reading the Weekly for probably 10 years. I know I can get more accurate reporting from the likes of Dan McGraw, Jeff Prince, and Betty Brink than I can from the Fort Worth daily paper. But I don...
Someday I’d like to see the Sahara Desert. My Uncle Jimmy made an unscheduled stop there 20 years ago.
In his Aug. 26 Fort Worth Weekly report, “The Big Takeover,” Peter Gorman wrote about all the bad publicity that natural gas extractors have been getting lately. But the industry isn’t worried: It has found ot...
Richard Wilkinson spent his early years wildcatting all over Texas in search of oil. During a stint in the Army in the ’50s, he fired high-caliber warning shots at Russian airplanes wandering into North Pole airspace. H...
George’s Specialty Foods is small but powerful in the Greek cuisine department — and also has some swank cachet.
The joint isn’t much to look at, sitting like an outpost along a barren stretch of White Settlement Road, with only a city bus stop across the street for companionship.
The spirit of ’64 gets a makeover at 414.
I must have been breathing heavy or something, because during the opening party last weekend for Tasty Bits, a group show at Gallery 414, the elderly gentleman whose gray noggin and hunched shoulders obscured my view of a certa...