Posts Tagged ‘shale’
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...
A new group with influential members is preparing to challenge natural gas drilling inside Fort Worth city limits. The first order of business for the Coalition for a Reformed Drilling Ordinance (CREDO) will be to demand a mora...
Everywhere Static turns these days is another message about the wonders of the Barnett Shale.
City hall budgeters ignore the boom.
For the past year or so, economists have been saying that North Texas seems immune to many of the money problems facing the rest of the country.
The gas drilling boom is putting North Texas workers on Easy Street – for now.
The $100 bottles of Patron tequila have been flying off the shelf at Two Bucks Beverage Center for the last couple of years.
Mayor Mike Moncrief never talks to Static’s colleagues here at the Weekly, so when he opens up to our broadcast media sistren, we gather ’round the electronic devices like oracle-seekers at Delphi.
Tempers and dangers are ramping up in the gas field we call home.
Ah, for the good old days in the springtime of the Barnett Shale boom, when the words “royalty check” were enough to get homeowners to sign away their mineral rights and everyone still thought the 3 a.m. screech of drilling...
Will local officials’ vision match the moolah coming in from the gas boom?
FW Weekly Staff
FW Weekly Staff
So, you’ve won the lottery — not the biggest one, maybe, but juicy enough that if you’re already earning, say $50,000, that winning ticket will add another $2,000 to $5,000 a year, after taxes. And while you can’t be su...