Last night's 3.0 in Irving occurred near DFW airport where there is gas drilling activity. Recent small quakes in North Texas have led to studies about hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" and a possible connection to earthquakes.
Fort Worth City Council members want to hear from citizens one more time before deciding what to do about gas drilling disposal wells inside the city limits. KERA’s BJ Austin says the Council’s six-year-old moratorium on disposal wells expires April 30th.
The leading lights of the global energy industry are gathered downtown for the annual CERA Week conference. IHS CERA used the occasion to roll out a study on the broader economic effects of growth in the energy sector.